Falling Through The Safety Net

Falling Through The Safety Net

by Joel S Weissman, Arnold M. Epstein


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587982446
Publisher: Beard Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/2004
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 0.48(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

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This book should provoke researchers and policy makers to think in a broad context about ways we can make health care more accessible and seek ways we can eliminate the problem of people being uninsured.Hillary Rodham Clinton, from the Foreword

Table of Contents

Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton
List of Abbreviations and Statistical Terms
1. Introduction: A Framework for Thinking about Insurance Status and Access to Care
2. Who Are the Uninsured and How Did They Get That Way?
3. Health Status
4. Intermediate Process Indicators
5. The Quantity and Quality of Care
6. Outcomes of Care
7. Special Cases: Cost-sharing, Changes in or Loss of Insurance and Medicaid Managed Care
8. Insurance, Access, and Health Care Reform: Summary and Policy Implications

Appendix A.  National Surveys and Major Studies on Access Included in This Book
Appendix B.  Methods Used in Chapters 3-7

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