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uninsured

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Not indemnified by either a private or publicly funded health insurance plan. In 2011, approximately 50 million Americans were uninsured.
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A high or rising uninsured rate within a community may result in allocation of public funds and staff resources away from public health programs that serve all members of the community and toward direct services delivery urgently needed by low income uninsured persons.
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.
In clear nontechnical prose, they handle the three interrelated phenomena creating the crisis: the relentless increase in health care costs, the growing numbers of uninsured persons, and the growing destabilization of the system because of cost shifting.
A substantial majority--85 percent--thought uninsured persons ineligible for Medicare or Medicaid ought to receive basic care.
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.
7 million adults) of all uninsured persons with a mental health condition or substance use disorder who are eligible for coverage in the non-expansion states (3.
For one, our work suggests that providing insurance to previously uninsured persons may not be sufficient to change the health trajectory of the previously uninsured in the short term.
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.
How much choice uninsured persons have to buy or not buy health insurance coverage is an important behavioral aspect of the issue.
The American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine said in a recent position paper: "Expansion of Medicaid and SCHIP should be part of an overall sequential plan that would expand coverage in stages to all uninsured persons, resulting in all Americans having access to health insurance within a defined period of time.