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Uninsured Families: Problems and Solutions

Carol Huber

Uninsured Families: Problems and Solutions

A Report of a Wingspread Conference

by Carol Huber

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Published by Center Public Representation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health Insurance,
  • Congresses,
  • Family,
  • Finance,
  • Medical care,
  • Medically uninsured persons,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8386506M
    ISBN 100932622135
    ISBN 109780932622136
    OCLC/WorldCa17954300

      It has been one of the most intractable problems facing public-policy makers for years: How to provide effective, affordable health coverage to millions of uninsured Americans. At a news briefing. Health care for the poor: For whom, what care, and whose responsibility? with low income, such as low education, the inability to speak English, and residence in areas with high levels of pollution, also contribute to poor health.2 Equally important, the link between poverty and poor health does not go in just one direc-tion.

    Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare, the eligibility for Medicaid program was expanded to nearly all Americans under the age of 65 that are effectively at or below percent of the federal poverty level (approximately $32, for a family of four.) Prior to Obamacare, Medicaid eligibility was for these mandatory classes: children, pregnant women, .   NationofChange is a (c)(3) nonprofit media organization, funded entirely by its readers. NationofChange is a (c)3 nonprofit news and activism organization with no corporate owners and a mission to enact progressive change through positive action.

    My topic, health care in the early s, has a double set of meanings for me. I am a historian, and the s are now “history,” ripe for new interpretations. Yet I was also an immigrant to the United States in , fresh from working as an administrator in the Cited by: Susan Sered ([email protected]) is a professor of sociology at Suffolk University, in Boston, is the coauthor, with Rushika Fernandopulle, of Uninsured in Author: Susan Sered.


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Uninsured families: problems and solutions: a report of a Wingspread conference. Print book: Conference publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. # Wingspread Conference on Problems and Solutions for Uninsured Families ( Racine.

N A T I O N A L I M M I G R A T I O N L A W C E N T E R | W W W. N I L C. O R G Issue Brief: The Consequences of Being Uninsured PAGE 4 of 7 Economic Consequences Medical debt is a significant problem for both insured and uninsured families.

CHA's working proposal to reduce the uninsured by million people is one way to go, and it has much in common with other approaches put forward in Washington. What we need now is a serious commitment by policymakers to begin work on solutions that will eventually lead to accessible and affordable healthcare for all.

The United States in one of the richest, most populous and most powerful countries in the world and plays a Uninsured Families: Problems and Solutions book leadership role in the world.

On the world stage, the U.S. often challenges other countries about their records regarding human rights. Yet the United States is failing its own citizens by not granting every citizen access to basic health care. with low-income families especially vulnerable to being uninsured.

Nearly 70% of the uninsured popula-tion is poor or near-poor. The uninsured tend to forego preventative care and to wait until an illness is severe before seeking medical care.

The proportion of poor children not re-ceiving any health care in a given year. ‐ Community Resource Book Hanover Avenue, Allentown, PA Phone: ‐‐ Fax: ‐‐ Disclaimer: This Community Resource Book is produced and printed with funds from the USFile Size: 1MB. Families in Poverty: Volume 1 in the Families in the Twenty-First Century Series, 1/e Karen Seccombe Meenan, "Portland State University" (HEPM ID: ) Susan J.

Ferguson, "Grinnell College" (HEPM ID: ) ISBN: Poverty is a social problem and finding solutions requires us to look closely at our society, laws, and social institutions. This book consolidates and builds on previous Committee work in order to develop estimates of the costs to our society of tolerating a large and shifting population who lack health insurance--more than 41 million in any single year.

families, and uninsured persons as a group. The Committee on the Consequences of Uninsurance finds that. In the preparation of this edition, certain areas of the text have received special attention. Chapter 2 (Problems of Physical Health) has been extensively revised in light of the rapid rise of managed care, the growing number of uninsured or inadequately insured Americans, and the sharp debate about insurance company influence on medical : $ 2.

Diagnosing and investigating health problems and hazards 3. Informing and educating people about health problems and hazards 4.

Mobilizing the community to solve health problems 5. Developing polices to support individual and community health efforts 6. Enforcing laws and regulations to support health safety 7. Author(s): Huber,Carol; National Maternal and Child Health Resource Center (U.S.); Center for Public Representation.; Wingspread Conference on Problems and Solutions for Uninsured Families,( Racine, Wis.) Title(s): Uninsured families: problems and solutions: a report of a Wingspread conference/ sponsored by National Maternal and Child Health Resources Center.

For lower-income children, whose overall average for fair or poor health is reported to be 8 percent, there is a range from a high of 12 percent for Texas (38 percent uninsured rate for lower-income children) and a low of 4 percent for Massachusetts (with its 15 percent uninsured rate for lower-income children).

1 For lower-income adults (under. Later chapters reflect important changes in social problems, both global and domestic: an expanded discussion of the implications of aging populations worldwide in Chapter 11 (An Aging Society); a new Critical Research feature on fatherless families and more about worldwide divorce patterns in Chapter 12 (The Changing Family); and a Critical.

and how it has evolved. The book should be of interest to both state and national leaders as they pursue innovative and sustainable approaches to improving the health care system.

Much of the RAND work described in this book was conducted in the RAND Health Eco- nomics Research Program and in the Center for Research on Quality in Health Size: 1MB.

There are million uninsured children in the United States. Many are eligible for coverage. Current literature on how lack of health insurance affects the quality and outcome of children's.

"How Neighborhoods Make Us Sick was a disturbing read because in its pages I saw descriptions of where my two young-adult, adopted, biracial sons potentially would be if they did not have the safety net of financially secure parents behind them.

The authors are realistic about the complexity of the problems that those with limited resources face. Medicine's Journey Through Ignorance, Bigotry, Poverty, and Politics To America's Uninsured: Historically Based Solutions for Today's Healthcare Problems by Larry N.

Smith and Stephen T. Parente out of 5 stars 3. Health Insurance is a Family Matter is the third of a series of six reports on the problems of uninsurance in the United Sates and addresses the impact on the family of not having health insurance. The book demonstrates that having one or more uninsured members in a family can have adverse consequences for everyone in the household and that the.

LOUIS OFFICE. Woodson Road St. Louis, MO ()   UNINSURED AND SPECIAL POPULATTIONS Introduction There are 45 million (17%) Americans without health red and special populations are experiencing problems mostly linked to unemployment, cost of health care, low income and decreased employer-based coverage.

Also, many people are unable to find health insurance because of. One out of 3 rural families has at least 1 uninsured member, a rate higher than for urban families-particularly in nonadjacent counties.

Yet, three fourths of uninsured rural families have an.Start studying SOC - Social Problems (Chapters 1 to 16) - Final Review.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.There is a community health center for low income families pricing us around $k for delivery and about $ per doctor’s visit, plus labs.

OB offices have quoted us for $ first visit, $ subsequent visits, plus labs, and a $k delivery fee, not including what the hospital chooses to charge (~$5k to $15k?).