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uninsured

(ŭn″in-shoord′)
Not indemnified by either a private or publicly funded health insurance plan. In 2011, approximately 50 million Americans were uninsured.
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Fully one-third of uninsured persons have a mental or substance use condition, and fully one-third of persons with these conditions have no health insurance.
Now, here is where I switch hats and take on the role of a formerly uninsured person: I have primary care insurance.
(d) Office-based physicians' charity care hours per uninsured person. A measure of total charity care hours provided by office-based physicians for each of the 60 CTS sites was obtained from the CTS Physician Survey fielded in 2001 (Diaz-Tena et al.
Closer proximity to a CHC significantly reduces the probability that an uninsured person reports having had an unmet medical need or having postponed or delayed obtaining needed medical care.
This indicates untapped market potentials, but takaful operators are struggling with product innovation and general outreach to uninsured persons, and are also lacking scale for more efficient operations.
For example, a 1 percent decrease in the predicted number of uninsured persons is associated with a 1.2 percent decrease in uninsured discharges and charges at nonprofit hospitals.
From 2004 to 2014, the percentage of uninsured persons aged <65 years for whom cost was a reason for not having health insurance coverage decreased from 60.9% to 51.4% among uninsured Hispanic persons, from 49.5% to 38.0% among non-Hispanic white persons, and from 47.4% to 34.0% among non-Hispanic black persons.
It means that the ranks of uninsured persons in 37 states will not be swelling by more than 6 million, bad debt will not rise, and insurance markets will not be disrupted."
Moritz explained, the story was about three people in the Texarkana area and the difference in how the two adjoining states deal with medically uninsured persons.
* Nearly 8 in 10 of all uninsured persons who are eligible for health insurance coverage under the Medicaid Expansion effort (10.6 million) reside in the 11 Southern states that have refused to participate in the new coverage program.
"Publicly funded providers continued to be used as providers of choice for many clients with health care coverage and remained as a 'safety net' for uninsured persons in need of family planning services," according to the researchers, who went on to note that other states may see a stronger and continued demand for services than they would have expected given the continued rollout of the Affordable Care Act.