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COVID-19 has created serious public health and governance concerns. This study aims to see how having Health Insurance impacted people's mental health during the pandemic. The findings highlight the less obvious impact of a pandemic-related factor, i.e. having health insurance during the outbreak, on people's mental health. It reveals that those who had health insurance less likely to be anxious, worried, displeased or depressed every day during the epidemic. The study recommends expanding the reach and coverage of health insurance, particularly for communities that are disproportionately impacted. It is a useful study for implementers. Click here to read the study.