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Uninsured HAS 4320
1. How many Americans were uninsured in 1998? A. 18 million B. Around 25 million C. Around 44 million D. 53 million
A. Full-time employed B. Part-time employed C. Unemployed 2. Are Most Uninsured:
3. Which age group represents the most uninsured people? A. Age 18 and under B. Age C. Age D. Age E. Age F. Age 55-65
4. Which race or ethnic group has the highest percentage of uninsured people? A. White B. Hispanic C. Black, non-Hispanic D. Asian-American E. Other
5. How many children age 18 and under are uninsured? A. 1 million B. 3.6 million C. 8 million D. 12 million
6. How does health insurance influence the care people get?
7. What is the primary reason people say they don't people have health insurance? A. Don’t know how to get coverage B. Too expensive C. Job doesn’t offer benefits D. Unemployed
The Problem 42.6 million uninsured Health premiums continue to rise Job loss Inadequate Medicaid
Demographics Full-time workers Poor or low income More minorities Charts…
Utah’s Uninsured 270,000 (non-elderly) 14.4%
Causes and Consequences Small employers Premiums American beliefs Reduced access Life style Anxiety
Financial Consequences Medical bills More needs Debt Collections Courts Bankruptcy Uninsured are overcharged
Day-to-day Struggles Cost-benefit analysis Home remedies What would you give up?
Expectations and beliefs Learned hopelessness Stigma Contradictions
Children without Insurance 1/3 Most breadwinners employed Medicaid issues Receive less care
Social Policy Targeted services Employer-sponsored insurance Public programs Universal Coverage
National Health Insurance Production efficiency Consumption efficiency Equity
Proposals Single-payor Employer-mandated Refundable tax credits Medical savings accounts (MSA) Healthcare Act of 2003 The Health Coverage, Affordability, Responsibility and Equity Act of 2003
CHIP (Utah) Children’s Health Insurance Program Who is eligible 2003 Income guidelines When/How do I apply? How is CHIP paid for? What services?
Medicaid Introduction Who is covered? Children Adults Elderly Disabled
What services are covered? Inpatient and outpatient hospital Physician, midwife, certified NP Lab and X-ray Nursing home and home health Screening, diagnosis and treatment for children Family planning Rural health clinics
How is it spent 50% + on acute care services 35% on long-term care