TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2006, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
21320910

 

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