Navigation Links
New health insurance survey: 84 million people were uninsured for a time or underinsured in 2012
Date:4/25/2013

New York, NY, April 26, 2013Eighty-four million people―nearly half of all working-age U.S. adults―went without health insurance for a time last year or had out-of-pocket costs that were so high relative to their income they were considered underinsured, according to the Commonwealth Fund 2012 Biennial Health Insurance Survey. The survey also found that the proportion of young adults ages 1925 who were uninsured during the year fell from 48 percent to 41 percent between 2010 and 2012, reversing a nearly decade-long trend of rising uninsured rates in that age group. This reversal is likely due to a provision in the 2010 Affordable Care Act allowing young adults to stay on their parents' health insurance until age 26, the authors say. The report, Insuring the Future: Current Trends in Health Coverage and the Effects of Implementing the Affordable Care Act, finds that the percentage of Americans who were uninsured, underinsured, or had gaps in their health coverage grew steadily between 2003 and 2010, with the number of underinsured nearly doubling from 16 million in 2003 to 29 million in 2010. However, between 2010 and 2012, the numbers of underinsured adults leveled off, growing to 30 million. The authors say that this is partly a result of slower health care cost growth and lower overall health spending by consumers, combined with declining household incomes. But provisions in the health reform lawsuch as requiring insurers to cover recommended preventive care without any cost to patientsalso are beginning to make health care more affordable for many consumers.

"The early provisions of the Affordable Care Act are helping young adults gain coverage and improving the affordability of health care during difficult economic times for American families," said Sara Collins, Ph.D., a Commonwealth Fund vice president and the study's lead author. "It will be critical to continue to monitor the effects of the law as the major provisions go into effect
'/>"/>

Contact: Mary Mahon
mm@cmwf.org
212-606-3853
Commonwealth Fund
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. You Survived Cancer: Now Pay Attention to Your Overall Health
2. NIH awards $20 million over 5 years to train next generation of global health researchers
3. Weill Cornell Medical College establishes Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy
4. Esophageal Cancer Surgery Can Leave Lingering Health Problems, Study Says
5. Climate Change Could Be Tough on Seniors Health: Study
6. Supporting LGB children may influence their long-term health, BU study finds
7. U.S. Spends Too Little on Public Health Initiatives: Report
8. Optimal care of bariatric surgery patients vital for long-term health and well-being
9. Timing pregnancy an important health concern for women
10. Unique approach needed to accurately assess health of young adult cancer survivors
11. Social ties have mixed impact on encouraging healthy behaviors in low-income areas
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/27/2014)... Manufacturers of natural ingredient beauty creams are ... a younger appearance. The Cherry News company has published ... and women explore the availabilities from U.S. retailers at ... in the posted guide on the Cherry News website ... drawback to some natural ingredient formulas is the high ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Ticket Down ... Tickets at The Forum in Inglewood, California on November 15th. ... and diehard fans can expect to hear songs from this amazing ... of Summer concert in Inglewood, California at The Forum will be ... starting at 10:00 a.m. today local time TicketDown.com. This popular ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... The constant expansion of companies across the globe has ... Additional factors that have increased this demand include the ... communication, learning and development, security and safety, and knowledge ... enterprise video market value has crossed $11.21 billion in ... 2018 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... The report, “Oil Filter & Fuel Filter Market ... Type (OE & Aftermarket), Filter Type (Oil & Fuel), ... Trends & Forecast to 2018”, defines and segments the ... and forecasting of the global volume and revenue. The ... a revenue of $6.1 billion in 2018, while fuel ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 The European Bromine ... with analysis and forecast of revenue. , Bromine market in ... France, Spain, and UK. Germany and France that forms a ... and its derivatives in Europe. , Browse through the ... idea of the in-depth analysis provided Browse through the TOC ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Natural Eye Cream Buyer's Guide Published Online at Consumer News Website 2Health News:5 Seconds of Summer Tickets at The Forum in Inglewood (Los Angeles), CA Now Available For Sale at Ticket Down 2Health News:North America Enterprise Video Market is Expected to Reach $13.00 billion in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Enterprise Video Market is Expected to Reach $13.00 billion in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Enterprise Video Market is Expected to Reach $13.00 billion in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:Oil Filter & Fuel Filter Market Worth $18.6 Billion by 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Oil Filter & Fuel Filter Market Worth $18.6 Billion by 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Oil Filter & Fuel Filter Market Worth $18.6 Billion by 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Oil Filter & Fuel Filter Market Worth $18.6 Billion by 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 5Health News:Europe Bromine Market is Expected to Reach $111.6 Million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:Europe Bromine Market is Expected to Reach $111.6 Million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:Europe Bromine Market is Expected to Reach $111.6 Million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4
... risk factors for heart disease, including blood pressure and ... Association recommended Monday in new guidelines for the prevention ... the panel, observed that heart disease actually begins in ... make large changes in behavior early on. He said ...
... to a new research, a daily dose of a soybean ... "bad", or LDL, cholesterol levels in young men. Functional foods ... essential nutrients. //There has been a trend of adding value ... For example, Benecol Spread is a margarine that contains phytosterol ...
... Researchers say a daily teaspoon of lemon-flavored cod liver ... may help prevent middle ear infections in children. New ... infection,// required fewer antibiotics and had fewer ear infections ... oil, which has vitamins A and D and omega-3 ...
... Hopkins found a new study shows some cancer patients ... from treatment with the drug, interferon.,Past research has suggested ... B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma's. //A patient with both of these ... patient responded causing researchers in Paris to study whether ...
... a new study which suggests hormone suppression therapy ... chances of living free of the disease.Michel Bolla, ... potential benefits of suppressing the male hormone androgen, ... testosterone, among 400 patients in advanced stages// of ...
... to take antibiotics before dental cleaning to reduce the ... drugs do not take them, sometimes because their doctors ... realize that the antibiotics are warranted, according to a ... that they say may increase compliance with the antibiotic ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Heart attack risk starts at 20 2Health News:Hormone Therapy applicable for Prostate Cancer 2
(Date:7/25/2014)... -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA ) today ... second quarter 2014 financial results before the NASDAQ Global ... same day, Arena will host a conference call and ... Time). The conference call may be ... for international callers. Please specify to the operator that ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... OVERLAND PARK, Kan. , July 24, 2014 ... licensing of two compounds that will be added ... agreement with Australian-based CIMTECH Pty Ltd, a biotechnology ... and PAR 122 have shown promise in bone ... a license to develop the compounds for the ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... MARSEILLE , Frankreich, July ... , Weltweite Exklusivlizenz der Universität ... Entwicklung von Tests auf SF3B1-Mutationen, einschließlich von ... Neuer Test weist Mutationen des SF3B1-Gens nach, ... einen günstigen Krankheitsverlauf vermuten lassen  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Arena Pharmaceuticals to Host Corporate Update and Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast on Friday, August 1 2Arena Pharmaceuticals to Host Corporate Update and Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast on Friday, August 1 3Parnell Acquires License for Intellectual Property and Rights to Develop Compounds for Bone and Dermal Regeneration 2Parnell Acquires License for Intellectual Property and Rights to Develop Compounds for Bone and Dermal Regeneration 3Parnell Acquires License for Intellectual Property and Rights to Develop Compounds for Bone and Dermal Regeneration 4QIAGEN erweitert Pipeline für die personalisierte Medizin um vielversprechende genomische Biomarker zur Prognosebestimmung bei Blutkrebsbehandlungen 2QIAGEN erweitert Pipeline für die personalisierte Medizin um vielversprechende genomische Biomarker zur Prognosebestimmung bei Blutkrebsbehandlungen 3QIAGEN erweitert Pipeline für die personalisierte Medizin um vielversprechende genomische Biomarker zur Prognosebestimmung bei Blutkrebsbehandlungen 4QIAGEN erweitert Pipeline für die personalisierte Medizin um vielversprechende genomische Biomarker zur Prognosebestimmung bei Blutkrebsbehandlungen 5
... Receiving the herpes zoster vaccine was associated with a ... Kaiser Permanente study of 300,000 people that appears in the ... Association . This retrospective study observed the outcomes ... large, diverse population of men and women ages 60 years ...
... 11, 2011 Celleration, Inc., a privately held medical ... products, today announced the closing of an $8 million ... Company,s existing institutional investors participated in this round in ... a new investor. "The addition of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Shingles Vaccine Associated With 55 Percent Reduced Risk of Disease 2Shingles Vaccine Associated With 55 Percent Reduced Risk of Disease 3Shingles Vaccine Associated With 55 Percent Reduced Risk of Disease 4
Stryker Leibinger offers a variety of different Titanium Implant Systems and special instrument sets, which enable our customers to treat a wide range of indication...
Stryker Leibinger offers a variety of different Titanium Implant Systems and special instrument sets, which enable our customers to treat a wide range of indication...
Anatomical implants for the entire hand, in five sizes...
... a brief magnetic pulse to stimulate deep ... in Magnetic Nerve Stimulators. Based upon equipment ... in 1985. A powerful monophasic stimulator for ... best stimulator for Central Motor Conduction Studies, ...
Medicine Products: