Improving Access to Health Care: What Can the States Do?

Improving Access to Health Care: What Can the States Do?

by John Henry Goddeeris

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Upjohn, W. E. Institute for Employment Research
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Table of Contents

Pt. IAn Overview of the Access Problem
2Nature and Dimensions of the Problem11
Pt. IIState Level Policies to Improve Access
3Universal Health Insurance Coverage Through a Single Public Payer51
4Combining Private Insurance with Public Programs to Achieve Universal Coverage77
5Programs for Specific Populations
5.1Piecemeal Programs of Health Insurance for the Uninsured99
5.2Small Employer Health Insurance Pools103
5.3Medicaid Buy-In Programs for Uninsured Children and Nonworking Adults115
5.4High-Risk Pools123
5.5Uncompensated Care: What States Are Doing139
Pt. IIIIssues in Policy Implementation
6Benefit Package Considerations in a State Health Care Plan153
7Public Financing Approaches to Improve Access to Health Care: Alternative Revenue Sources183
8Labor Market Impacts of Policies to Expand Access to Health Care207
9Just Caring: An Experiment in Health Policy Formation233

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