Middle income families losing insurance coverage largely make up the surge of uninsured Americans. For adults with incomes above 200 percent of the federal poverty level (about $42,000 per year for a family), the underinsured rate nearly tripled since 2003.
Cathy Schoen, Sara R. Collins, Jennifer L. Kriss and Michelle M. Doty, "How Many Are Underinsured? Trends Among U.S. Adults, 2003 And 2007," Health Affairs, 27:4. 10 June 2008. http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/hlthaff.27.4.w298
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