TITLE

THE HIGH COST OF BEING UNINSURED

AUTHOR(S)
Powell, Corey S.; Basu, Paroma
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Discover;Jul2003, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the risk posed by Americans who lack health insurance to their families and communities according to the Institute of Medicine in Washington, D. C. Proportion of uninsured people who are members of working families; Health risks posed by the uninsured population; Number of unnecessary deaths caused by the lack of health insurance in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
10017936

 

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