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McWilliams, J., and others.  Health of previously uninsured adults after acquiring Medicare coverageJournal of the American Medical Association.  298(24):2886-2894, Dec. 26, 2007.

How Trends in the Health Care System Affect Low-Income Adults: Identifying Access Problems and Financial Burdens.  Menlo Park, CA:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Dec. 21, 2007.

Uninsured children in the south, December 2007.  Menlo Park, CA:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Dec. 20, 2007.

Too Great a Burden: America's Families at Risk.  Washington:  Families USA, Dec. 20, 2007.

Ward, E., and others.  Association of insurance with cancer care utilization and outcomesCA:  Cancer Journal for Clinicians.  11(1):1-23, Dec. 20, 2007.

Beckmann, A.  Comparing Employer-Provided Medical Care Benefits for Lower and Higher Wage Full-Time Workers.  Washington:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dec. 19, 2007.

Women's Health Insurance Coverage Fact Sheet.  Menlo Park, CA:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Dec. 18, 2007.

Health Insurance Coverage of Women Ages 18 to 64, by State, 2005-2006.  Menlo Park, CA:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Dec. 18, 2007

Schoen, C., and others.  Bending the Curve: Options for Achieving Savings and Improving Value in U.S. Health Spending.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, Dec. 18, 2007.

Trapp, D.  Md. county idea offers access for uninsured.  American Medical News.  50(45):9, Dec. 3, 2007.

Individual Health Insurance 2006-2007: A Comprehensive Survey of Premiums, Availability, and Benefits.  Washington:  AHIP Center for Policy and Research, Dec. 2007.

Perry, C., and Kenney, G.  Preventive Care for Children in Low-Income Families: How Well Do Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Programs Do?  Pediatrics.  120(6):e1393-e1401, Dec. 2007.

Data Report Security: What Americans Want From a Job.  Washington:  Center for State and Local Government Excellence, Dec. 2007.

Vachon, G., and others.  Improving access to diabetes care in an inner-city, community-based outpatient health center with a monthly open-access, multistation group visit program.  Journal of the National Medical Association.  99(12):1327-1336, Dec. 2007.

Richardson, L., and Tangka, F.  Ambulatory care for cancer in the United States:  results from two national surveys comparing visits to phyysicians' offices and hospital outpatient departments.   Journal of the National Medical Association.  99(12):1350-1358, Dec. 2007.

Kronstadt, J. Mojerie, S., and Schwartz, S.  State efforts to extend dependent coverage for young adults.  State Health Policy Monitor (National Academy for State Health Policy). 1:(5)1-6, Dec. 2007. 

Fronstin, P.  The future of employment-based health benefits: have employers reached a tipping point?  Employee Benefit Research Institut e.  312:1-20, Dec. 2007.

State Health Access Profile: A Chartbook of Health Care Access Indicators for States.  Minneapolis, MN:   State Health Access Data Assistance Center, Dec. 2007.

Weinstock, M.  The undercovered class.  Hospital and Health Networks.  81(12):32-38, Dec. 2007.

DeVoe, J., and others.  Insurance + access ≠ health care:  typology of barriers to health care access low-income families.  Annals of Family Medicine.  5(6):1-8, Nov./Dec. 2007. 

Cummingham, P.  Overburdened and Overwhelmed: The Struggles of Communities With High Medical Cost Burdens.  Menlo Park, CA:  The Commonwealth Fund, Nov. 28, 2007.

Takvorian, S.  A Reporter's Toolkit: Child Health Coverage.   Washington:  Alliance For Health Reform, Nov. 5, 2007.

Trapp, D.  Lawmakers at SCHIP impasse.  American Medical News.  50(41):1, 4, Nov. 5, 2007.

Elliott, V.  Number, cost of vaccines spur budget dilemma.  American Medical News.  50(41):27-28, Nov. 5, 2007.

Kumar, D.  A Reporter's Toolkit: Medicaid.  Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, Nov. 1, 2007.

Crimmel, B.  Co-pays and Conisurance Percentages for an Office Visit to a Physician for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in the Private Sector, by Firm Size Classification, 2002-2005.  MEPS (Medial Expenditure Panel Survey) Statistical Brief #189.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Nov. 2007.

Crimmel, B.  Deductibles for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in the Private Sector, by Firm Size Classification, 2002-2005.  MEPS (Medial Expenditure Panel Survey) Statistical Brief #190.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Nov. 2007.

Bovbjerg, R., and Hadley, J.  Why health insurance is important.  Washington:  The Urban Institute, Nov. 2007.

2007 Health confidence survey: rising health care costs are changing the ways Americans use the health care systemEBRI.   28(11):12, Nov. 2007.

Immigration not driving the erosion of health insurance.  Washington:  Economic Policy Institute, Oct. 31, 2007.

Woolf, S.  Future health consequences of the current decline in US household income.  Journal of the American Medical Association.   298(16):1931-1933, Oct. 24/31, 2007.

Kumar, D.  A Reporter's Toolkit:  The Uninsured.  Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, Oct. 30, 2007.

Himmelstein, D., and others.  Lack of health coverage among US verterans from 1987 to 2004Journal of Public Health.  Oct. 30, 2007. 

Burman, L.  Tax Code and Health Insurance Coverage.  Washington:  Urban Institute, Oct. 18, 2007.

Cuttler, L., and Kenney, G.  The State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and Pediatrics.  Washington:  Urban Institute, Oct. 11, 2007.

As Tough Times Wane, State Act to Improve Medicaid Coverage and Quality: Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2007 and 2008.  Menlo Park, CA:  The Henry Kaiser Family Foundation Oct. 10, 2007.

Zuckerman, S., and Perry, C.  Concerns About Parents Dropping Employer Coverage to Enroll in SCHIP Overlook Issues of Affordability.  Washington:  Urban Institute, Oct. 1, 2007.

The Growing Health Insurance Affordability Gap for Children and Families.  Washington:  Center for Children and Families, Oct. 2007.

American Families Face Harsh Reality.  Washington:  Center for Children and Families, Oct. 2007.

Belnap, D., and Schwartz, S.  Premium assistanceState Health Policy Monitor (National Academy for State Health Policy). 1:(3)1-6, Oct. 2007. 

Collins, S., and others.  A Roadmap to Health Insurance for All: Principles for Reform.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, Oct. 2007.

Draper, D., and Ginsburg, P.  Health Care Cost and Access Challenges Persist. Issue Brief No. 114.  Washington:  Center for Studying Health System Change, Oct. 2007.

Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2007 Current Population Survey. EBRI Brief #310.  Washington:  Employee Benefit Research Institute, Oct. 2007.

Davern, M., and others.  Are the current population survey uninsurance estimates too high?  an examination of the imputation process.  Health Services Research.  42(5):2038-2055, Oct. 2007.

Mechanic, D., and Tanner, J.  Vulnerable people, groups, and populations:  societal view.  Health Affairs.  26(5):1220-1230, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Vladek, B.  How useful is 'vulunerable' as a concept.  Health Affairs.  26(5):1231-1234, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Miller, T.  Making a difference in differences for the health inequalities of individuals.  Health Affairs.  26(5):1235-1237, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Furumoto-Dawson, A., and others.  Early-life conditions and mechanisms of population health vulnerabilities.  Health Affairs.  26(5):1238-1248, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Pauly, M., and Pagan, J.  Spillovers and vulnerability the case of community uninsurance.  Health Affairs.  26(5):1304-1314, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Bloche, M.  Consumer-directed health care and the disadvantaged.  Health Affairs.  26(5):1315-1327, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Baicker, K., Dow, W., and Wolfson, J.  Lowering the barriers to consumer-directed health care:  responding to concerns.  Health Affairs.  26(5):1328-1332, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Joyce, G., and others.  Pharmacy benefit caps and the chronically ill.  Health Affairs.  26(5):1333-1344, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Richman, B.  Insurance expansions:  do they hurt those they are designed to help?  Health Affairs.  26(5):1345-1357, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Cook, N., and others.  Access to specialty care and medical services in community health centers.  Health Affairs.  26(5):1459-1468, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Wrong Direction: One Out of Three Americans Are Uninsured.  Washington:  Families USA, Sept. 20, 2007.

Jenson, J., and Fernandez, B.  Health Insurance Basics: Roles for the Market and Government in Providing, Financing, and Regulating Private Insurance Coverage.  Washington:  Congressional Research Service, Sept. 18, 2007.

Okrent, D.  Crowd-Out and SCHIP Reauthorization.  Washington:  Alliance For Health Reform, Sept. 12, 2007.

DoBias, M.  More uninsured, fewer excuses.  Modern Healthcare.  37(35):6-7, 16, Sept. 3, 2007.

Sommers, J.  Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance for State and Local Governments, by Census Division, 2005. MEPS (Medial Expenditure Panel Survey) Statistical Brief #184.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Sept. 2007.

Cohen, R., and others.  Health Insurance Coverage:  Early Release of Estimates from the Natonal Health Interview Survey, January - Sept. 2007. 

Sommers, J.  Co-pays, Deductibles, and Coinsurance for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in the State and Local Government Workforce, by Census Division, 2005. MEPS (Medial Expenditure Panel Survey) Statistical Brief #185.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Sept. 2007.

Consumer Reports Health Insurance Survey Reveals 1 in 4 People Insured But Not Adequately Covered.  Yonkers, NY:  Consumers Union of U.S., Sept. 2007.

New Paradigms for Physician Training for Improving Access to Health Care.  Rockville, MD:  Council on Graduate Medical Education, Sept. 2007.

Holahan, J., and Cook, A.  What Happened to the Insurance Coverage of Children and Adults in 2006?  Washington:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Sept. 2007.

Rosenbach, M., and others.  National Evaluation of the State Children's Health Insurance Program: A Decade of Expanding Coverage and Improving Access. Final Report.  Cambridge, MA:  Mathematica Policy Research for the Centers for Medicare and Medical Services, Sept. 2007. 

Bisaha, J.  View finder.  Marketing Health Services (MHS).  27(3):21-25, Fall 2007.

More Americans, Including More Children, Now Lack Health Insurance.  Washington:  Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Aug. 31, 2007.

Woodbury, B.  Health Savings Accounts and High-Deductible Health Plans.  Issue Brief No. 8.  Denver, CO:  The Bell Policy Center, Aug. 29, 2007.   Press release: http://www.thebell.org/PUBS/news/2007/08-HSAs.pdf

Rhoades, J., and Cohen, S. MEPS Statistical Brief #183: Long-Term Uninsured in America, 2002-2005: Estimates for the U.S. Population under Age 65. Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Aug. 28, 2007.

Health Insurance Coverage, 2006.  Tuczon, AZ:  U.S. Census Bureau, Aug. 28, 2007.

Glendinning, D.  Fate of Medicare pay raise hinges on contentious SCHIP negotations.  American Medical News.  50(31):1-2, Aug. 20, 2007.

Trapp, D.  San Francisco launching universal health care plan.  American Medical News.  50(31):5-6, Aug. 20, 2007.

Hudson, J., and Seiden, T.  Children's eligibility and coverage: recent trends and a look aheadHealth Affairs.  26(5):w618-w629, Aug. 16, 2007.

Sommers, J.  MEPS Statistical Brief #181: Co-pays, Deductibles, and Coinsurance Percentages for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in the Private Sector, by Firm Size Classification, 2005.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Aug. 15, 2007.

Sommers, J.  MEPS Statistical Brief #182: Co-pays, Deductibles, and Coinsurance Percentages for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in the Non-Federal Workforce, by Industry Classification, 2005. Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Aug. 15, 2007.

Minyard, K., and others.  Lessons from Local Access Initiatives: Contributions and Challenges.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, Aug. 14, 2007.

Collins, S., and others.  Rite of Passage? Why Yound Adults Become Uninsured and How New Policies Can Help.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, Aug. 8, 2007.

Sommers, A., and others.  Dynamics in Medicaid and SCHIP eligibility among children in SCHIP's early years: implications for reauthorizationHealth Affairs.  26(5):w598-w607, Aug. 7, 2007.

Karp, R., and others.  Outreach to immigrant communities:  teaching pediatric residents about access to health care.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(3):510-515, Aug. 2007.

Silberberg, M., and others.  Neighborhood clinics:  an academic medical center-community health center partnership.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(3):516-522, Aug. 2007.

Yang, J., and Kagawa-Singer, M.  Increasing access to care for cultural and linguistic minorities:  ethnicity-specific health care organizations and infrastucture.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(3):532-549, Aug. 2007.

Ricketts, T., and others.  Designing places and populations as medically underserved:  a proposal for a new approach.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(3):567-589, Aug. 2007.

Lin, J.  Health professional shortage and health status and health care access.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(3):590-598, Aug. 2007.

Cheng, T.  Leaving Medicaid without health insurance:  TANF policies and recipient's vulnerabilities.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(3):609-619, Aug. 2007.

Johnson, A., and others.  Determinants of inadequate prenatal care utilization by African American women.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(3):620-636, Aug. 2007.

Wilson, T., and others.  Disparities in breast cancer treatment among American Indian, Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White women enrolled in Medicare.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(3):648-664, Aug. 2007.

Stolzmann, K., and others.  Trends in kidney transplantation rates and disparities.  Journal of the National Medical Association.    99(8):923-932, Aug. 2007.

Hood, R.  Pay-for-performance--financial health disparities and the impact on healthcare disparities.  Journal of the National Medical Association.    99(8):953-958, Aug. 2007.

National Compensation Survey: Employee Benefits in Private Industry in the United States, March 2007.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Labor, Aug. 2007.

Protecting America's Future: A State-by-State Look at SCHIP and Uninsured Kids.  Washington:  CoverThe Uninsured, Aug. 2007.

Sommers, B.  Why millions of children eligible for Medicaid and SCHIP are uninsured: poor retention versus poor take-up.  Health Affairs.  26(5):w560-w567, July 26, 2007.

Lyke, B., and Whittaker, J.  CRS Report for Congress. Tax Benefits for Health Insurance and Expenses: Overview of Current Law and Legislation.  Order Code RL33505.  Washington:  Congressional Research Service, July 20, 2007.

Howell, E., Dubay, L., and Palmer, L.  The Impact of the Los Angeles Healthy Kids Program on Access to Care, Use of Services, and Health Status.  Washington:  Urban Institute, July 20, 2007.

McWilliams, J., and others.  Use of health services by previously uninsured Medicare beneficiaries.  New England Journal of Medicine.  357(2):143-153, July 12, 2007.

Change in Percentage of Families Offered Coverage at Work, 1998-2005.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, July 5, 2007.

Children’s Health Coverage: States Moving Forward.  Washington:  Center for Children and Families, July 2007.

Eibner, C., Kapur, K., and Marquis, S.  Snapshot:  Employer Health Insurance Costs in the United States.  Oakland, CA:  California HealthCare Foundation, July 2007.

Crimmel, B., and Sommers, J.  Employer- Sponsored Health Insurance for Large Employers in the Private Sector, by Industry Classification, 2005.  MEPS (Medial Expenditure Panel Survey) Statistical Brief #174.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, July 2007. 

Sommers, J., and Crimmel, B.  Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance for Small Employers in the Private Sector, by Industry Classification, 2005.  MEPS (Medial Expenditure Panel Survey) Statistical Brief #175.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, July 2007. 

Branscome, J., and Crimmel, B.  Employer-Sponsored Single, Employee-Plus-One, and Family Health Insurance Coverage:  Selection and Cost, 2005.  MEPS (Medial Expenditure Panel Survey) Statistical Brief #176.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, July 2007.  

Branscome, J.  State Differences in the Cost of Job-Related Health Insurance, 2005.  MEPS (Medial Expenditure Panel Survey) Statistical Brief #177.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, July 2007. 

Sommers, J.  Offer Rates, Take-Up Rates, Premiums, and Employee Contributions for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in the Private Sector for the 10 Largest Metropolitan Areas, 2005.  MEPS (Medial Expenditure Panel Survey) Statistical Brief #178.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, July 2007. 

Matthews, M.  The Myth of the Underinsured Crisis.  No. 144.  Alexandria, VA:  Council for Affordable Health Insurance, July, 2007.

Woolhandler, S.  Uninsured Veterans:  A Stain on America's Flag.  Washington:  Department of Veterans Affairs, June 20, 2007.

Health Insurance Coverage and Access to Care for Low-Income Non-Citizen Adults.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, June 20, 2007.

Gabel, J., and others.  Trends in the golden state:  small-group premiums rise sharply while actuarial values for individual coverage plummetHealth Affairs.  Web Exclusive.  26(4):w488-w499, June 14, 2007.

Making Real Gains for Children: Strategies for Reaching the More Than Six Million Uninsured Children Eligible for Medicaid/SCHIP.  Washington:  Center for Children and Families, June 2007.

A New Generation of Behavioral Health Coverage: Perspectives From Interviews With Medical Leaders.  Washington:  America's Health Insurance Plans, June 2007.

Rhoades, J., and Chu, M.  The Uninsured in America, 1996-2006:  Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population Under Age 65.  MEPS (Medial Expenditure Panel Survey) Statistical Brief #169.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, June 2007. 

Roberts, M., and Rhoades, J.  The Uninsured in America, First Half of 2006:  Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population Under Age 65.   MEPS (Medial Expenditure Panel Survey) Statistical Brief #171.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, June 2007. 

Roberts, M., and Rhoades, J.  Health Insurance Status of Children in America, First Half 1996-2006:  Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population Under Age 18.  MEPS (Medial Expenditure Panel Survey) Statistical Brief #172.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, June 2007. 

Designing Coverage:  Uninsured Californians Weigh the Options.   Oakland, CA:  California Healthcare Foundation, June 2007.

Schwartz, K.  Spotlight on Uninsured Parents:  How a Lack of Coverage Affects Parents and Their Families.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, June 2007.

Brodie, M., and others.  Health Security Watch - June 2007 Tracking Poll.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, June 2007.

Immigrants in the U.S. Health Care System.  Washington:  Center for American Progress, June 7, 2007.

Percentage of Persons of All Ages Without Health Insurance Coverage at the Time of Interview:  United States, 1997-2006.  Atlanta, GA:  CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, June 2007.

Health Care Costs in America:  A Call to Action for Covering the Uninsured.  Washington:  Business Roundtable, June 2007.

Tersighi, A.  Covering the uninsured is America's problem.  Health Progress.  88(3):20-24, May/June 2007.

Himes, K.  Health care access for all.  Health Progress.  88(3):25-29, May/June 2007.

Feder, J., and Politz, K.  Reform's three essential elements.  Health Progress.  88(3):30-31, May/June 2007.

Larson, C., Disparities in perceptions of healthcare access in a community sample.  Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.  30(2):142-149, Apr./June 2007.

Shi, L., and Stevens, G.  The role of community health centers in delivering primary care to the underserved.  Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.  30(2):159-169, Apr./June 2007.

Cain, B.  May Cover Story:  Coverage Crisis.  HealthLeaders.  Web Exclusive.  May 14, 2007.

Ku, L.  Comparing Public and Private Health Insurance for Children.  Washington:  Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, May 11, 2007.

Consumer Access to Pharmacies in the United States, 2007.  Irvine, CA:  Information Services, Inc., May 2007.

It's About Access to Health Care, Not Universal Coverage.  No. 140.  Alexandria, VA:  Council for Affordable Health Insurance, Apr. 2007.

Barber. C., and Miller M.  Affordable Health Care for All: What Does Affordable Really Mean?  Boston:  Community Catalyst, Inc., Apr. 2007.

Kincheloe, J., Frates, J., and Brown, R.  Determinants of children's participation in California's Medicaid and SCHIP programs.  Health Services Research.  42(2):847-866, Apr. 2007.

Insurance Coverage of Children by Race/Ethnicity and Proverty Level, 2005: National and State Level Estimates.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry Kaiser Family Foundation, Apr. 2007.

Kenney, G., and Yee, J.  SCHIP at a crossroads:  experiences to date and challenges ahead.  Health Affairs.  26(2):356-369, Mar./Apr. 2007.

Dubay, L., and others.  Medicaid at the ten-year anniversary of SCHIP:  looking back and moving forward.  Health Affairs.  26(2):370-381, Mar./Apr. 2007.

Berman, S.  Universal coverage for children:  alternatives, key issues, and political opportunities.  Health Affairs.  26(2):394-404, Mar./Apr. 2007.

Currie, J., and Wanchuan, L.  Chipping away at health:  more on the relationship between income and child health.  Health Affairs.  26(2):331-344, Mar./Apr. 2007.

Halfon, N., DuPlessis, H., and Inkelas, M.  Transforming the U.S. child health system.  Health Affairs.  26(2):315-330, Mar./Apr. 2007.

Cymber, R.  Census Bureau Revises 2004 and 2005 Health Insurance Coverage Estimates.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Mar. 23, 2007.

Collins, S., Davis, K., and Kriss, J.  An Analysis of Leading Congressional Health Care Bills, 2005-2007:  Part I Insurance Coverage.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, Mar. 19, 2007.

Blumberg, L.  Expanding Health Insurance Coverage of the Uninsured:  Rationale, Recent Proposals, and Key Considerations.  Washington:  Urban Institute, Mar. 15, 2007.

Rahimi, A., and others.  Financial barriers to health care and outcomes after acute myocardial infarction.  Journal of the American Medical Association.  297(10):1063-1072, Mar. 14, 2007.

Hadley, J.  Insurance coverage, medical care use, and short-term health changes following an unintentional injury or the onset of a chronic condition.  Journal of the American Medical Association.  297(10):1073-1084, Mar. 14, 2007.

Wharam, J., and others.  Emergency department use and subsequent hospitalizations among members of a high-deductible health plan.  Journal of the American Medical Association.  297(10):1093-1102, Mar. 14, 2007.

Kuehn, B.  Poverty shift burden health system.  Journal of the American Medical Association.  297(10):1047-1048, Mar. 14, 2007.

Hampton, T.  Uwe reinhardt, PhD:  assessing US health insurance coverage.  Journal of the American Medical Association.  297(10):1049, Mar. 14, 2007.

Study Shows Uninsured Receive Less Care and Experience Worse Outcomes. Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Mar. 14, 2007.

Park, E., Broaddus, M., and Greenstein, R.  Clearing Up Confusion on the Costs of Covering Uninsured Children Eligible for Medicaid or SCHIP.  Washington:  Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Mar. 13, 2007.

Benko, L. Five states put coverage in play.  Modern Healthcare.  37(11):14, 16, Mar. 12, 2007.

Employer-Sponsored Health and Retirement Benefits.  Washington:  United States Government Accountability Office, Mar. 2007.

Murray, M.  Improving access to specialty care.  The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.  33(3):125-135, Mar. 2007.

Pryor, C., Cohen, A., and Prottas, J.  The Illusion of Coverage:  How Health Insurance Fails People When They Get Sick.  Boston, MA:  The Access Project, Mar. 2007.

Senate budget panel rejects cuts to hospitals' Medicare, Medicaid funds.  AHA News.  43(6):1, 3-4, Mar. 2007.

AHA calls on CMS to withdraw proposal Medicaid rule.  AHA News.  43(6):1, 7, Mar. 2007.

Congress takes first steps toward expanding its commitment to SCHIP.  AHA News.  43(6):2, Mar. 2007.

Park Nicollet health services reach out to the uninsured.  AHA News.  43(6):5, Mar. 2007.

Collins, S., Davis, K., and Kriss, J.  Congressional Health Care Bills, 2005-2007:  Part I Insurance Coverage.   Vol. 52.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, Mar. 2007.

Health Care Coverage in America:  Understanding the Issues and Proposed Solutions.  Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, Mar. 2007.

Fronstin, P.  Employment-based health benefits:  access and coverage, 1988-2005.  EBRI Issue Brief.  303:1-2, Mar. 2007.

Whose Kids are Covered?  Washington:  CoverThe Uninsured, Mar. 2007.

Structural Factors Affecting the Health Insurance Coverage of Workers at Small Firms.  Bethesda, MD:  Econometrica, Inc., Mar. 2007.

Billi, J., Pai, C., and Spahlinger, D.  The effect of distance to primary care physician on health care utilization and disease burden.  Health Care Management Review.  32(1):22-29, Jan./Mar. 2007.

Davis, K.  Uninsured in America:  Problems and Possible Solutions.  London, UK: British Medical Journal Publishing Group Ltd., Feb. 23, 2007.

Cohen, S.  Attitudes Toward Health Insurance and Their Persistence Over Time, Adults 2003-2004.  Statistical Brief 161.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Feb. 16, 2007.

Expanding health insurance coverage: overview of the AMA proposal for reform.  Chicago:  American Medical Association, Feb. 2007.

Gresenz, C., Rogowski, J., and Escarce, J.  Health care markets, the safety net, and utilization of care among the uninsured.  Health Services Research.  42(1):239-264, Part I, Feb. 2007.

The Great Divide:  When Kids Get Sick, Insurance Matters.   Washington:  Families USA, Feb. 2007.

Soni, A., and Hill, S.  Getting Health Care from Specialists Among Adults with Chronic Conditions, U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2004.  Statistical Brief #162.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Feb. 2007.

Cunningham, P., and others.  Identifying affordable sources of medical care among uninsured persons.  Health Services Research.  42(1):265-285, Part I, Feb. 2007.

President Bush.  Fact Sheet:  Helping More Americans Afford Health Insurance.  Washington:  The White House, Feb. 2007.

TrendWatch.  Coverage Counts:  Supporting Health and Opportunity for Children.  Washington:  American Hospital Association, Feb. 2007.

Kenney, G., and Cook, A.  Coverage Patterns Among SCHIP-Eligible Children and Their Parents.  Washington:  Urban Institute, Feb. 9, 2007.

Effect of Tying Eligibility for Health Insurance Subsides to the Federal Poverty Level.  Menlo Park, CA:  Kaiser Family Foundation, Feb. 2007.

Johnson, R.  What Happens to Health Benefits After Retirement?  Series 7.  Chestnut Hill, MA:  Center for Retirement Research. Feb. 2007.

Characteristics of the Uninsured:  Who is Eligible for Public Coverage and Who Needs Help Affording Coverage? Washington:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Feb. 2007.

Health Insurance Coverage of Women Ages 18 to 64, by State, 2004-2005.  Washington:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Feb. 2007.

Women's Health Insurance Coverage Fact Sheet.  Washington:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Feb. 2007.

Call, K., Davern, M., and Blewett, L.  Estimates of health insurance coverage:  comparing state surveys with the current population survey.  Health Affairs.  26(1):269-278, Jan./Feb. 2007.

Garson, A.  Heart of the uninsured.  Health Affairs.  26(1):227-231, Jan./Feb. 2007.

A Comparison of Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Characteristics for the Private Sector for the Years 2001 and 2004, by Average PayrollMEPS [Medical Expenditure Panel Survey].  Statistical Brief 160.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Jan. 26, 2007.

Fetters, E., and Luke, R.  Managing uncompensated care while improving health status. HealthLeaders Media.  Jan. 10, 2007.

Resuming the Path to Health Coverage for Children and Parents:  A 50-State Update on Eligibility Rules, Enrollment and Renewal Procedures, and Cost-Sharing Practices in Medicaid and SCHIP in 2006.  Washington:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Jan. 9. 2007.

State Children's Health Insurance Program at a Glance.  Washington:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Jan. 9. 2007.

A Decade of SCHIP:   Experience and Issues for Reauthorization.  Washington:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Jan. 9. 2007.

Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Plans That Required No Employee Contribution to the Premium Cost, 1998-2004.  MEPS [Medical Expenditure Panel Survey].Statistical Brief 155.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Jan. 5, 2007.

Burton, A., Friedenzohn, I., and martinez-Vidal, E.   State Strategies to Expand Health Insurance Coverage:  Trends and Lessons for Policymakers.  New York: The Commonwealth Fund, Jan.2007

Health Insurance Coverage of America's Children.  Washington: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Jan. 2007.

Fronstin, P.  Health insurance coverage of the near elderly, 1994-2005.  EBRI Notes.  28(1):2-8, Jan. 2007.

State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) at a Glance.  Washington:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Jan. 2007.

Citizenship Documentation Requirements in Medicaid.  Washington:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Jan. 2007.

Enrolling Uninsured Low-Income Children in Medicaid and SCHIP.  Washington:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Jan. 2007.

2004 Access to Care Data TablesMEPS [Medical Expenditure Panel Survey].  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Jan. 2007.

State of the States:  Building Hope, Raising Expectations.  Washington:  Academy Health, Jan. 2007.

Cohen, D., Cox, L., and Marks, C.  Resuming the Path to Health Coverage for Children and Parents:  A 50 State Update on Eligibility Rules, Enrollment and Renewal Procedures, and Cost-Sharing Practices in Medicaid and SCHIP in 2006.  Washington:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Jan. 2007.

King, T., and Wheeler, M.  Medical Management of Vulnerable and Underserved Patients: Principles, Practice, and Populations.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007.  (W 84 AA1 M545 2007).

Sasso, A., and Seamster, D.  How federal and state policies affected hospital uncompensated care provisior the 1990sMedical Care Research and Review.  64(6):731-744, 2007.

The Commonwealth Fund Health Care Opinion Leaders Survey:  Assessing Congressional Priorities.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund.  2007.

Zeldin, C., and Rukavina, M.  Borrowing to Stay Healthy: How Credit Card Debt is Related to Medical Expenses.  New York:  Demos, 2007.

Pryor, C., Cohen, A., and Prottas, J.  The Illusiion of Coverage: How Health Insurance Fails People When They Get Sick.  Boston:  The Access Project, 2007. 

Watson, S., and others.  Living in the Red.  Boston:  The Access Project, 2007.

Polvino, K., Antia, M., and Burnette, J.  ERISA as an obstacle to fair share legislation and other state initiatives to expand coverage to the uninsured and underinsured.  Journal of Health and Life Sciences Law.  1(1):99-126, 2007.

Expanding Health Care Coverage in the United States a Historic Agreement.  Los Angeles, CA:  Health Coverage Coalition for the Uninsured, 2007.

Access Denied: a Look at America’s Medically Disenfranchised. Washington:National Association of Community Health Centers, Inc, 2007.

 

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