Adults who Remained Uninsured at the End of 2014

Issue Brief
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  2. Wilper AP, Woolhandler S, Lasser KE, McComick D, Bor DH, Himmelstein DU. Hypertension, diabetes, and elevated cholesterol among insured and uninsured US adults. Health Affairs. 2009;28(6):w1151-9.

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  3. Coverage Matters: Insurance and Health Care, Committee on the Consequences of Uninsurance, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine, National Academy Press, 2001.

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  4. Sommers BD. “Insuring children or insuring families: do parental and sibling coverage lead to improved retention of children in Medicaid and CHIP?” J Health Econ. 2006 Nov;25(6):1154-69. Epub 2006 Jun 5.

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  5. Brooks, T., J. Touschner, S. Artiga, J. Stephens, and A. Gates. Modern Era Medicaid: Findings from a 50-State Survey of Eligibility, Enrollment, Renewal, and Cost-Sharing Policies in Medicaid and CHIP as of January 2015. January 2015. Available at: https://www.kff.org/medicaid/report/modern-era-medicaid-findings-from-a-50-state-survey-of-eligibility-enrollment-renewal-and-cost-sharing-policies-in-medicaid-and-chip-as-of-january-2015/.

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Appendix
  1. Garfield, R. R. Licata, and K. Young. The Uninsured at the Starting Line: Findings from the 2013 Kaiser Survey of Low-Income Americans and the ACA.  February 2014. Available at: https://www.kff.org/uninsured/report/the-uninsured-at-the-starting-line-findings-from-the-2013-kaiser-survey-of-low-income-americans-and-the-aca/.

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  2. In capturing family size, we include all members of the respondents’ immediate family, including themselves, spouse (if married), and any dependents, as well as parents if the respondent is a dependent. These groupings mimic “health insurance units” that are used to determine eligibility for Medicaid and Marketplace coverage.

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