Many Americans do not receive life-saving screenings and grapple with medical debt, studies find

June 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2006, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p66
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The article focuses on two studies released in the U.S. in April 2006 which revealed that a large number of Americans do not receive health screenings and that have struggled with medical debt in 2005. The results are in contrast with popular opinion that the uninsured are young and healthy. Other key findings include the fact that adults with coverage are more likely to have received recommended cancer screenings. The majority of the uninsured are in working families.


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