Uninsured

    • Health Insurance Exchanges Already Making Waves

      The new online marketplaces, to be set up by 2014, are designed to make it easier to buy insurance. But at the moment, they're in the middle of a political fight over the health care law, with some Republican-led states saying they won't create them.

      (Daily Report) Mar 30, 2011

    • Research Roundup: Parents' Knowledge Of Kids' Coverage

      Today's research reports come from the American Journal of Public Health, the Institute of Medicine, The Kaiser Family Foundation, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Center for Studying Health System Change and the Urban Institute.

      (Daily Report) Mar 25, 2011

    • Column: Is Medicaid Real Insurance?

      As governors across the land pepper the federal government with requests to scale back Medicaid – many people are losing sight of the fact that health law requires a huge expansion of that program. It raises an important question: How good is Medicaid?

      (Daily Report) Mar 25, 2011

    • Is Medicaid Real Insurance?

      As governors across the land pepper the federal government with requests to scale back Medicaid – many people are losing sight of the fact that health law requires a huge expansion of that program. It raises an important question: How good is Medicaid?

      (Column) Mar 25, 2011

    • CDC: Almost 50 Million Americans Uninsured

      CNN reports that a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that this tally shows an increase of about 3 million people.

      (Daily Report) Mar 24, 2011

    • Healthy Indiana: Conservatives' Reform Poster Child Or Another Costly Program?

      The Healthy Indiana Plan is the Hoosier state's alternative to traditional Medicaid. It's boosters also consider it a viable alternative to the dreaded Affordable Care Act. But do they really have a case?

      (Daily Report) Mar 17, 2011

    • Healthy Indiana: Conservatives' Reform Poster Child Or Another Costly Program?

      The Healthy Indiana Plan is the Hoosier state's alternative to traditional Medicaid. It's boosters also consider it a viable alternative to the dreaded Affordable Care Act. But do they really have a case?

      (Column) Mar 16, 2011

    • Individuals Face Roadblocks In Buying Health Insurance

      According to the Commonwealth Fund, difficulty getting health coverage — combined with rising treatment costs and high unemployment levels — triggered a jump in the number of Americans who struggle to pay their medical expenses.

      (Daily Report) Mar 16, 2011

    • Many Adults Struggle To Pay Medical Bills, Report Finds

      The recession and rising health costs create financial hardships or cause consumers to forgo care, according to a survey by the Commonwealth Fund.

      (Daily Report) Mar 16, 2011

    • Many Adults Struggle To Pay Medical Bills, Report Finds

      The recession and rising health costs create financial hardships or cause consumers to forgo care, according to a survey by the Commonwealth Fund.

      (Story) Mar 16, 2011