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Uninsured and Low-Income

HSC research focuses on access to care for the uninsured and those with low incomes. Combining HSC's household and physician surveys provides a rich picture of how access is changing in an era of increasingly competitive markets. Analyses document how pressures on the health care safety net affect access to care for those who are uninsured and/or have low incomes.



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AllHSC PublicationsJournal ArticlesMost Popular  
Title Date Document Info  

Tough Trade-offs: Medical Bills, Family Finances and Access to Care
Jessica H. May, Peter J. Cunningham
June 2004
Issue Brief No. 85
 
A Growing Hole in the Safety Net: Physician Charity Care Declines AgainPeter J. Cunningham, Jessica H. May March 2006
Tracking Report No. 13
 
A Long and Winding Road: Federally Qualified Health Centers, Community Variation and Prospects Under ReformAaron Katz, Laurie E. Felland, Ian Hill, Lucy B. Stark November 2011
HSC Research Brief No. 21
 
Access to Care:Cara S. Lesser, Peter J. Cunningham Fall 1997
Data Bulletin No. 01
 
Access to Health Care:Heidi H. Whitmore April 1997
Issue Brief No. 08
 
Access to Prescription Drugs for Medicare BeneficiariesJames D. Reschovsky, Laurie E. Felland March 2009
Tracking Report No. 23
 
An Update on Americans' Access to Prescription DrugsMarie C. Reed May 2005
Issue Brief No. 95
 
Balancing Margin and Mission: Hospitals Alter Billing and Collection Practices for Uninsured PatientsAndrea Staiti, Robert E. Hurley, Peter J. Cunningham October 2005
Issue Brief No. 99
 
Financial and Health Burdens of Chronic Conditions GrowHa T. Tu, Genna R. Cohen April 2009
Tracking Report No. 24
 
General Hospitals, Specialty Hospitals and Financially Vulnerable PatientsAnn Tynan, Elizabeth A. November, Johanna Lauer, Hoangmai H. Pham, Peter Cram April 2009
HSC Research Brief No. 11
 
Health Care Access For Low-Income People: Significant Safety Net Gaps RemainLaurie E. Felland, Suzanne Felt-Lisk, Megan McHugh June 2004
Issue Brief No. 84
 
Insured Americans Drive Surge in Emergency Department VisitsPeter J. Cunningham, Jessica H. May October 2003
Issue Brief No. 70
Supplementary Data
 
Living on the Edge: Health Care Expenses Strain Family BudgetsPeter J. Cunningham, Carolyn Miller, Alwyn Cassil December 2008
HSC Research Brief No. 10
 
Local Innovations Provide Managed Care for the UninsuredLaurie E. Felland, Cara S. Lesser January 2000
Issue Brief No. 25
 
Managed Care Cost Pressures Threaten Access for the Uninsured March 1999
Issue Brief No. 19
 
Medicaid Patients Increasingly Concentrated Among PhysiciansPeter J. Cunningham, Jessica H. May August 2006
Tracking Report No. 16
 
Medical Bill Problems Steady for U.S. Families, 2007-2010Anna Sommers, Peter J. Cunningham December 2011
Tracking Report No. 28
 
Mixed Signals: Trends in Americans' Access to Medical Care, 2007-2010Ellyn R. Boukus, Peter J. Cunningham August 2011
Tracking Report No. 25
 
More Nonelderly Americans Face Problems Affording Prescription DrugsLaurie E. Felland, James D. Reschovsky January 2009
Tracking Report No. 22
 
Most Uninsured People Unaware of Health Care Safety Net ProvidersJessica H. May, Peter J. Cunningham, Jack Hadley November 2004
Issue Brief No. 90
 
       

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