The Young and the Restless

Chordas, Lori
September 2008
Best's Review;Sep2008, Vol. 109 Issue 5, p64
Trade Publication
The article highlights the report of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation that indicates the high rate of young adults that are uninsured compared to 18% of the entire non-elderly population in the U.S. The author stated that health plans are beginning to design and market products specifically to young consumers to demonstrate the value of health coverage. In addition, to extend dependent coverage until age 24 or beyond, 28 states have mandated legislation.


Related Articles

  • Americans support public option. Cruzak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;7/27/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 30, p15 

    The article reports on a survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation in June 2009 concerning public health insurance plan as a viable option for health benefits. According to the survey, majority of U.S. citizens support such plan despite opposition from business groups, health insurers,...

  • Kaiser Report Suggests Ways to Decrease Levels of Uninsured.  // State News (Council of State Governments);Jan2007, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p5 

    The article focuses on the report "Health Coverage for Low-Income Americans: An Evidence-Based Approach to Public Policy," released by the Kaiser Family Foundation. It cites the factors that contributed to the increased number of uninsured persons in the U.S. A set of core issues related to...

  • BY THE NUMBERS.  // Modern Healthcare;4/21/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 16, p9 

    The article focuses on an online survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation regarding health insurance in the U.S. According to the survey, most uninsured households do not have the assets to cover costs associated with consumer-driven health plans tied to health savings accounts....

  • California has top ranking in uninsured residents.  // Nation's Health;Aug2000, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p8 

    Focuses on the findings of a report released by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Center for Health and Public Policy Studies at the University of California regarding uninsured residents in California. Statistics on insured and uninsured residents; Details on the positive and negative...

  • A look at impact of health insurance rate reviews.  // AHA News;11/5/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 22, p2 

    The article reveals the impact of health insurance rate reviews in U.S. states on insurers' request for rate increases, according to a report from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

  • Is Our Health-Care System Sick? Mehr, Stanton R. // Current Health 2;Jan2008, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p22 

    The article reveals that about 47 million people in the U.S. currently lack health insurance, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.

  • THE AMERICAN UNINSURED CRISIS.  // State Legislatures;May2009, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p6 

    The article looks at the challenges being faced by uninsured people in the U.S. in January 2009. It states the increase in the number of uninsured people due to rise in unemployment. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, about 69% of uninsured people belong to households with at least one...

  • Americans cautiously support a National Consumer Bill of Rights. Sweeney, Rosemarie; Rose, Verna L. // American Family Physician;4/1/1998, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p1472 

    Focuses on the support of Americans to American President Bill Clinton's Consumer Bill of Rights, in a survey carried out by the Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard University. Percentage of Americans who support and do not support the bill; Opinion of individuals pertaining to the bill;...

  • (HEALTH REFORM) Analysis Projects Jump in Medicaid Coverage.  // Community Health Funding Week;6/4/2010, p17 

    The article reports on the claims of Kaiser Family Foundation's Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured that the number of people covered by Medicaid will increase, while the number of uninsured decreases in the U.S.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics