Highlights of Kaiser Family Foundation Resources on the Uninsured

With the upcoming U.S. Census Bureau release of 2007 health insurance coverage data, the Foundation has compiled some key resources about the nation’s uninsured population and related health policy issues.

Key Resources

Five Basic Facts on the Uninsured

The Uninsured: A Primer

Health Insurance Coverage in America Chartbook, 2006

States Moving Toward Comprehensive Health Care Reform – Interactive Map

2008 Presidential Candidate Health Care Proposals: Side-by-Side Summary

Separating the Forest from the Trees in the Health Reform Debate – Pulling It Together, From Drew Altman

Health Care Affordability and the Uninsured – Testimony from Diane Rowland

Analysis and Public Opinion Polling

The U.S. Economy and Changes in Health Insurance Coverage, 2000-2006

Reports Show Aggressive Push by States in 2007 To Expand Coverage, but Indicate Economy and New Rules May Compromise Efforts

New Analysis Shows Effect of Rising Unemployment on Health Coverage, Medicaid and SCHIP Spending and Enrollment

Kaiser August 2008 Election Poll Looks at Problems Paying for Health Care Due to Recent Economic Conditions

Kaiser Public Opinion Spotlight on the Uninsured

Uninsured Young Adults: A Profile and Overview of Coverage Options

Characteristics of the Uninsured: Who Is Eligible for Public Coverage and Who Needs Help Affording Coverage?

New Study Examines the Current Spending on Health Care for the Uninsured and Projects the Cost of Additional Medical Care if the Population Were Insured

Study Shows Uninsured Receive Less Care and Experience Worse Outcomes

Snapshots: Health Care Costs

Employer Health Benefits 2007 Annual Survey


Counting the Uninsured

Expanding Health Coverage to the Uninsured    



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