Eroding Access among Nonelderly Adults with Chronic Conditions: Ten Years of Change
A Kaiser study published as a Health Affairs web-exclusive article finds the number of working-age adults who have major chronic conditions grew by 25 percent between 1997 and 2006 and those without health coverage in this group experienced substantial erosion in access to health care. The study also reveals that finds the cost of prescription drugs more of a problem today for all with chronic conditions, regardless of insurance coverage status.
also of interest
- Visualizing Health Policy: Health Care Coverage and Access for Men, 2013-2015
- How Have State Medicaid Expansion Decisions Affected the Experiences of Low-Income Adults? Perspectives from Ohio, Arkansas, and Missouri
- The Uninsured: A Primer - Key Facts About Health Insurance and the Uninsured in America
- Early Impacts of the Medicaid Expansion for the Homeless Population