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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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Proponents of expanding health insurance often argue that in addition to improving health, expanded insurance may reduce the costs of health care because previously uninsured persons will use more primary care services that will reduce use of more expensive emergency room services and hospitalizations for conditions preventable by primary care.
Uninsured persons, with or without pre-existing conditions, would be permitted to enroll in cooperatives, but if affordable insurance is not offered to them, they would be handled as outlined above (Insurance Portability).
An important consideration is what rebate would enable an uninsured person to purchase the same health insurance policy at the same price as an insured person in 2005?
In their second paper, Pauly and Herring discuss various options for using refundable tax credits to reduce the number of uninsured persons.
While the number of ambulatory visits has declined for both insured and uninsured persons, the gap has widened.
In July 2010, the countrys Social Security Corporation (SSC) continued working to extend the health insurance coverage programme to also include the retired and the uninsured persons.
Prior to the 2006 reform, health care institutions that provided care to uninsured persons were reimbursed through the state's Uncompensated Care Pool.
She explained that the Health Ministry would propose legal changes stipulating that medically uninsured persons who were not socially underprivileged and still wanted to have their medical services covered by the National Health Insurance Fund had to pay all unpaid healthcare insurance installments since 2000 to restore their rights as medically insured persons.
The results of this study indicate that in the 6 years following health-care reform in Massachusetts, 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.
Additionally, because the study data came from a managed care database, the findings may not be generalizable to uninsured persons, he said.
Coverage for income-qualified uninsured persons without regard to welfare categories;
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.