US nurses publicise "health insurance casualty of the day"

Tanne, Janice Hopkins
September 2008
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/20/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7671, p653
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a decision from the California Nurses Association (CNA) and the National Nurses Organizing Committee to become involved in bringing attention to people in the United States who are unable to get adequate insurance for medical care. The two groups decided to post a health insurance casualty of the day on the website of the CNA and on the website guaranteedhealthcare.org. The websites profile Americans who have been denied care despite having health insurance or whose insurance does not cover the care that they need.


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