U.S. health insurance system should cover more, locals say
- Will Insured Citizens Give Up Benefit Coverage to Include the Uninsured? Goold, Susan Dorr; Green, Stephen A.; Biddle, Andrea K.; Benavides, Ellen; Danis, Marion // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Aug2004, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p868
To describe the willingness of insured citizens to trade off their own health benefits to cover the uninsured. Descriptive study of individual and group decisions and decision making using quantitative and qualitative methods. Twenty-nine groups of citizens ( N= 282) residing throughout...
- Expanded coverage still needed. Wechsler // Managed Healthcare;Nov99, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p12
Reports on the need for expanded health care insurance coverage in the United States. Increase in the number of Americans without health insurance in 1998; Cause of uninsurance; Health insurance of children; Need for a major federal effort to expand coverage.
- Did You Know That...? // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Jun2001, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p4
Reports on the decline in the number of uninsured people in the United States in year 2000 according to the statistics of the Census Bureau.
- Insurance. Greene, Jan // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;09/20/97, Vol. 71 Issue 18, p13
Provides information on the health insurances in the United States. Findings of Palm Beach agency on insurers investment portfolios; Percentage of uninsured residents who can afford an expansion of coverage.
- 1.4 million more Americans lack health insurance. // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/7/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 30, p25A
Reports on figures from the U.S. Census Bureau which shows an increase in the number of Americans without health insurance in 2001. Finding that employers dropped plans or made workers pay more for health care; Increase in U.S. health care spending; Increased enrollment in government health...
- Studies find increasing numbers of uninsured. // Family Practice Management;Feb1999, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p26
Cites studies which found increasing numbers of uninsured in the United States. Health insurance coverage; Insurance for nonelderly people.
- What Accounts for Differences in Uninsurance Rates Across Communities? Cunningham, Peter J.; Ginsburg, Paul B. // Inquiry (00469580);Spring2001, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p6
Investigates the factors contributing to the high rates of health uninsurance across the United States. Identification of high uninsurance and low uninsurance communities; Analysis of other unobserved regional variation that accounts to the increased uninsurance rates.
- Close to 40 million didn't have health care coverage in 1994. Niedzielski, Joe // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;10/30/95, Vol. 99 Issue 44, p11
Cites the Census Bureau report `Health Insurance Coverage: 1994' finding that Americans without health care coverage in 1994 numbered 39.7 million. Number of Medicaid members; Noncoverage rates for demographic groups.
- An alternative approach to measuring the effects of insurance market reforms. Zuckerman, Stephen; Rajan, Shruti // Inquiry (00469580);Spring99, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p44
Analyzes the effects of reforms done in the small group and individual insurance markets on uninsurance rates and private health insurance coverage in the United States. Utilization of data from the 1989 through the 1995 Current Population Survey; Novel ways of analyzing data on insurance...