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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.

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