TITLE

Health Scare

AUTHOR(S)
Cohn, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;12/24/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 26, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on medical care in the United States. Information on how many Americans have lost their medical insurance due to unemployment; Increasing cost of medical care; U.S. government policy concerning health insurance; Focus on insurers rejected outright nearly half of the applications from a hypothetical 48-year-old woman who'd beaten breast cancer seven years before; Description of private insurance program for newly unemployed named COBRA; Usability of COBRA by five million people to extend their health insurance in 1999; Efforts for insurance an d health care of children.
ACCESSION #
5743276

 

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