THE HIGH COST OF BEING UNINSURED
- Uninsured working adults face barriers to health care. // Nation's Health;Jun/Jul2005, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p6
This article focuses on health challenges faced by uninsured working adults in the U.S. More than 20 million working adults lack health insurance, a situation that creates barriers to care and endangers their health, according to new study results released in April 2005. The study, which used...
- More help for the uninsured. Taylor, Mark // Modern Healthcare;9/10/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 37, p16
Reports on the launching of a national campaign to reduce the number of uninsured citizens of the United States by the Healthcare Leadership Council. Components of the campaign; Estimated cost of insuring the uninsured citizens of the United States; Budget for the promotion of the campaign.
- Employers expand health coverage. // Employee Benefit News;Mar2001, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p23
Reports that expanded employer-sponsored health insurance and increases in public health insurance coverage reduced the ranks of the uninsured people in the United States in 1999. Number of people reduced; Reasons for the growth of employer-based health coverage.
- The health-care gap. // Christian Century;8/10/2004, Vol. 121 Issue 16, p5
Addresses the gap in health insurance and medical care in the U.S. Number of Americans lacking health care insurance; Flaws in the medical system; Insufficiency of the health care plans of 2004 presidential candidates John Kerry and President George Bush.
- Lack of insurance linked to health disparities. Creighton, Jessica // Nation's Health;Aug2002, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p31
Reports on the importance of having health care insurance especially to minorities in the U.S. according to two studies by the Institute of Medicine and the Center for Studying Health System Change. Effect of an increase in health insurance coverage on disparities; Information on the mortality...
- Govs. worried about rising Medicaid costs. // AHA News;3/22/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p2
Deals with the efforts taken by governors in the U.S. to oppose the increasing Medicaid costs, as of March 2004. Percentage of U.S. governors who focused on the health insurance coverage for the uninsured; Views of the National Governors Association on the inclusion of Medicaid cuts in the...
- PROMOTING COVERAGE FOR ALL BY 2010. // Trustee;May2004, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p5
Presents information on a report released by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) regarding universal health coverage in the U.S. Number of uninsured people in the country as of May 2004; Guiding principles offered by the IOM to the U.S. Congress for judging proposed solution to expand coverage;...
- Better insurance coverage could boost vaccination rates. Late, Michele // Nation's Health;Oct2003, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p1
Highlights the recommendations of the U.S. Institute of Medicine to address the problem of the lack of vaccination coverage in health insurance plans. Suggestions for the nation's private and public health plans; Call for the federal government to provide vouchers for uninsured children and...
- Most Americans Worry About Insurance--or Lack Thereof; Attempts to Address the Issue Come from Many Sectors. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Mar2006, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p13
The article reports on a study concerned with issues related to the status of health insurance in the U.S. The recent study conducted by the Urban Institute for the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured reveals that merely 8 percent of Medicaid recipients in the U.S. get their health...