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New Study Reveals Patchwork Federal Safety Net Health Care Coverage For Children With Diabetes

Federal funding for health care coverage of children with diabetes varies significantly from state to state across the United States, according to new research from the University of Michigan...

Reversal Of Nearly Decade-Long Trend Of Rising Uninsured Rates Among Young Adults

Eighty-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...

Millions of Americans Still Without Adequate Insurance Survey Shows

In 2012, close to 84 million people - half of all working-age U.S. adults did not have health insurance at one point, or had extra out-of-pocket expenses that were so high relative to their pay, they were actually considered underinsured, according to the Commonwealth Fund 2012 Biennial Health Insurance Survey...

Are ERs Becoming De Facto Psych Wards?

Long waits for insurance authorization allowing psychiatric patients to be admitted to the hospital from the emergency department waste thousands of hours of physician time, given that most requests for authorization are ultimately granted...

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