By The Numbers

9 of the 108 Health Care Sharing Ministries have large, open membership.

$1.3 billion of medical expenses shared by Health Care Sharing Ministries in 2019.

1.5 million Americans are active members of a Health Care Sharing Ministry.

HHS has certified 108 Health Care Sharing Ministries as meeting the federal definition.

Members of Health Care Sharing Ministries live in all 50 states.

Members of Health Care Sharing Ministries By State

These are reported 2020 membership numbers from some of the largest ministries
Alabama 11,848
Alaska 6,384
Arizona 28,363
Arkansas 6,099
California 68,944
Colorado 48,170
Connecticut 5,294
Delaware 2,341
District of Columbia 224
Florida 62,954
Georgia 62,168
Hawaii 1,229
Idaho 15,831
Illinois 35,963
Indiana 39,247
Iowa 11,868
Kansas 19,184
Kentucky 11,364
Louisiana 12,251
Maine 3,761
Maryland 6,781
Massachusetts 2,255
Michigan 22,173
Minnesota 27,294
Mississippi 8,017
Missouri 29,972
Montana 8,240
Nebraska 13,077
Nevada 7,145
New Hampshire 3,792
New Jersey 15,005
New Mexico 5,123
New York 14,295
North Carolina 40,861
North Dakota 3,473
Ohio 32,610
Oklahoma 15,418
Oregon 17,028
Pennsylvania 26,864
Rhode Island 493
South Carolina 21,103
South Dakota 6,258
Tennessee 28,353
Texas 144,382
Utah 21,972
Vermont 652
Virginia 25,302
Washington 32,693
West Virginia 3,810
Wisconsin 18,243
Wyoming 5,424
Outside the U.S. or other: 497