In 2021, nearly 299 million Americans had health insurance, the most ever, and the number of Americans without health insurance — just over 28 million in 2021 — had dropped by 1.4 million people from 2019, according to the American Community Survey.
Author Archives: Michael Ollove/Stateline
Michael Ollove covers health care for Stateline. Ollove worked for many years at The Baltimore Sun, first as an enterprise reporter and then as the paper’s enterprise-narrative editor. He has won national awards as both a reporter and an editor. Ollove has written profiles of John Waters, Joseph Heller, the inventor of the infamous Dalkon Shield, a family of violent racketeers, and many other high achievers, eccentrics, criminals, zealots and dreamers. Born and raised in Bangor, Maine, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.