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Directions for Health Reform: Testimony before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Directions for Health Reform: Testimony before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate

This testimony presents a brief overview of the uninsured and health insurance coverage in the United States. The testimony describes the important role that the Medicaid program has come to play in providing health insurance coverage for 32 million low-income Americans, and it provides some perspective on policy options for consideration in the debate on the future direction of health reform.