Spotlight on Uninsured Parents: How a Lack of Coverage Affects Parents and Their Families
Providing health coverage for the entire family can both help to increase coverage of children and assist low-income families in obtaining more affordable health care services. This brief uses data from the 2005 Kaiser Low-Income Coverage and Access Survey to examine health coverage, access and the financial impacts of health care for low-income parents and their families.
Issue Brief (.pdf)
also of interest
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- Profiles of Medicaid Outreach and Enrollment Strategies: Using Text Messaging to Reach and Enroll Uninsured Individuals into Medicaid and CHIP
- Characteristics of Poor Uninsured Adults who Fall into the Coverage Gap
- The Uninsured: A Primer - Key Facts about Health Insurance on the Eve of Coverage Expansions