Uninsured in America

life and death in the land of opportunity
  • 271 Pages
  • 4.83 MB
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University of California Press , Berkeley
Health and hygiene, Medically uninsured persons, Health services accessibility, Social classes, Health insurance, Social Marginality, Working class, Right to h
StatementSusan Starr Sered and Rushika Fernandopulle
ContributionsFernandopulle, Rushika J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA413.7.U53 S47 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 271 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24801445M
ISBN 100520250060
ISBN 139780520250062
LC Control Number2006044487
OCLC/WorldCa64771135

Uninsured in America goes to the heart of why more than forty million Americans are falling through the cracks in the health care system, and what it means for society as a whole when so many people suffer the consequences of inadequate medical care.

Based on interviews with uninsured men and women and dozens of medical providers Cited by: The Care of the Uninsured in America is long on statistics and chock full of programmatic examples, including reproduced diagrams, charts, surveys, and copies of flyers.

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Reaching beyond statistics and prevalent assumptions, Uninsured in America goes to the heart of why more than forty million Americans are falling through the cracks in the health care system, and what it means for society as a whole when so many people suffer the consequences of inadequate medical care.

Based on interviews with uninsured men and women and. The Care of the Uninsured in America is long on statistics and chock full of programmatic examples, including reproduced diagrams, charts, surveys, and copies of flyers. The Johnsons recruited colleagues to supply the 20 essays that comprise the chapters of this book, which is aimed at policy makers and undergraduate and graduate classrooms.

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See all. The book, "The Care of the Uninsured in America," was published by Springer and features chapters written by several UA College of Medicine faculty members. Among the contributors are Dr. Francisco Moreno, Lynne Tomasa, Dr. Theresa Cullen and Dr. James Dalen, who also is a former UA College of Medicine dean.

This book examines the health consequences of being uninsured, and the problems of providing care for the uninsured. The authors look at theories of poverty, the roles of gender, age, and ethnicity, Read more.

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This book examines the health consequences of being uninsured, and the problems of providing care for the uninsured. The authors look at theories of poverty, the roles of gender, age, and ethnicity, with attention paid to special populations.

Uninsured in America goes to the coronary heart of why greater than forty million People are falling by way of the cracks in the well being care system, and what it means for society as an entire when so many individuals endure the penalties of insufficient medical care.

The number of uninsured nonelderly Americans decreased from over million in (the year the ACA was enacted) to just below 27 million in However, for the second year in a row, the Author: Jennifer Tolbert.

The book identifies a number of existing programs around the nation that are improving services to the uninsured and serve as practical examples for the way forward.

“This is an issue for which all of us need to take responsibility and figure out how to make it work,” Dr. Johnson said. America’s Uninsured Crisis: Consequences for Health and Health Care. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of.

Health insurance coverage in the United States is provided by several public and private sources. Duringthe U.S. population overall was approximately million, with 59 million people 65 years of age and over covered by the federal Medicare program.

The million non-institutionalized persons under age 65 either obtained their coverage from employer-based. WASHINGTON, D.C.

-- The U.S. adult uninsured rate stood at % in the fourth quarter ofaccording to Americans' reports of their own health insurance coverage, its highest level since the first quarter of While still below the 18% high point recorded before implementation of the Affordable Care Act's individual health insurance Author: Dan Witters.

The Care of the Uninsured in America presents a nuanced portrait of this broad population—urban and rural, from generational poverty and the working poor—while illuminating the current state of medical/dental insurance and the circumstances that cause so many to do without.

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Institute of Medicine, Washington DC: National Academies Press,Price Cited by: 2. The discontinuity of coverage and complete lack of health insurance among tens of millions of Americans every year entail costs for our society in lost health and longevity, including health deficits leading to developmen-tal and educational losses for.

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Johnson, Lane P. Johnson, editors. Hidden Cost, Value Lost, the fifth of a series of six books on the consequences of uninsurance in the United States, illustrates some of the economic and social losses to the country of maintaining so many people without health book explores the potential economic and societal benefits that could be realized if everyone had health insurance on a continuous basis, as.

America’s uninsured population is a diverse group: More than 14 million uninsured Americans are already eligible for health insurance through Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).

More than 13 million uninsured adults. In17 percent of America’s uninsured were adultsand 28 percent were adultswhile those 65 and older represented just. TY - BOOK. T1 - The care of the uninsured in America. AU - Johnson, Nancy J. AU - Johnson, Lane P.

PY - /1/1. Y1 - /1/1. N2 - They earn too much for Medicaid but not enough to afford a health plan. Or their employer rescinded their benefits. Or Author: Nancy J. Johnson, Lane P. Johnson. America's uninsured crisis consequences for health and health care / Published: () Hidden costs, value lost: uninsurance in America / Published: () Health policy and the uninsured / Published: ().

Whether or not people have medical insurance has a major effect on their health. In1 of 6 people living in the United States was uninsured. 1 People in ethnic minority groups are even more likely to be uninsured 2: 1 of 3 Hispanics and 1 of 4 African Americans are without health insurance.

3, 4 Although the challenge of providing effective health care to the 43 million .these few issues, the book is a concise introduction to research and a very good addition to the literature.

Edward Cohen, University of California, Berkeley Susan Starr Sered and Rushika Fernandopulle, Uninsured in America: Life and Death in the Land of Opportunity. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, $ hardcover.Uninsured in America Over 40 million of our fellow Americans do not have access to many necessary health services becuase they lack health insurance.

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