Uninsured

    • Health Overhaul Could Double Community Health Centers' Caseload

      The centers, designed to help low-income and uninsured people, offer an affordable option for care, but it can also be tough to get an appointment.

      (Story) Apr 12, 2011

    • The End Of Pennsylvania's AdultBasic - Not A Sound Investment In The State's Future

      Pennsylvania has long been a laboratory for innovation in providing health coverage to the uninsured. But this legacy came crashing down earlier this year when 42,000 adultBasic enrollees lost their health insurance. The program's termination was explained as a "fiscal reality," but this fiscal decision is not a sound investment in the state's future.

      (Column) Apr 11, 2011

    • Research Roundup: The Cost Of Medical Errors; 'Unreasonable Rate Increases'

      Today's studies come from Health Affairs, the Commonwealth Fund, the Kaiser Family Foundation, RAND, the Urban Institute and the Government Accountability Office.

      (Daily Report) Apr 08, 2011

    • Research Roundup: High Deductible Plans; Raising Medicare Age

      Today's studies come from the Archives of Internal Medicine, the Government Accountability Office, the Commonwealth Fund, the American Journal of Managed Care, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Kaiser Family Foundation.

      (Daily Report) Apr 01, 2011

    • State Roundup: Minn., Fla. Weigh Progarm Changes For Disabled, Poor

      Today's news reports come from Florida, Arizona, Minnesota, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Texas, Louisiana, Iowa and Colorado.

      (Daily Report) Mar 31, 2011

    • 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