In this section, the student will:
- Define the barriers to obtaining health coverage and identify the remaining uninsured
- Explain barriers for the uninsured
- Explain barriers for the under insured
- Identify patchwork services for clients that are uninsured or underinsured
Health Insurance Information from the US Census Bureau
- Census.gov › Population › Health Insurance Main › About Health Insurance
- Health insurance coverage in the United States: 2014. Current Population Reports. Smith, J. C., Medalia, C., (2015) US Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, Bureau of the Census. [pdf]
- “Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S.: 2014.” News release number CB15-157. September 16, 2015
- Another Difference Between the Sexes – Health Insurance Coverage | Random Samplings (The official blog of the U.S. Census Bureau) Posted Sept 16 2015. Authors: Day, J. C., O’Hara, B., & Taylor, D.
- Population without Health Insurance Coverage by State: 2013 and 2014 (1 page pdf)
- Census.gov › Population › Health Insurance Main › Health Insurance Data › Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage › 2014 › Tables & Figures
- Census.gov › Population › Health Insurance Main › Health Insurance Data › Detailed Tables
- Census.gov › Population › Health Insurance Main › Health Insurance Data › Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage › 2014 › Highlights
- Source and Accuracy of Estimates for Income and Poverty in the United States: 2014 and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2014 (pdf 31pg)
- Census.gov › Population › Health Insurance Main › Health Insurance Data › Health Insurance Historical Tables (HIC Series)
- Census.gov › Population › Health Insurance Main › Health Insurance Data › Current Coverage and OUTTYP Extracts
- Recent changes in health insurance coverage among working-age adults | Research Matters Blog | Posted on April 2, 2016. Written by: Carla Medalia, Marina Vornovitsky and Jennifer Cheeseman Day, U.S. Census Bureau.
- Risking Life and Limb: Estimating a Measure of Medical Care Economic Risk and Considering its Implications. Paywalled article, check with your institutional librarian.
- Population Without Health Insurance Coverage, 25 Most Populous Metro Areas: 2013 and 2014 (Census.gov jpg).
- “Health Insurance Disparities and the Affordable Care Act: Where Could Inequality Decline?” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America. San Diego CA. April 29 – May 3, 201
- Disparities in Private Health Insurance Loss in the Wake of the Great Recession May 01, 2015 by Amy Steinweg.
- Expert Meeting on Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance (March 20, 2015 )
- What is a Health Center? from the US Department of Health and Human Services (Bureau of Primary Health Care)
2016 Working Papers Series
- Health insurance and the Affordable Care Act: How did inequality decline? Working Paper Number: SEHSD-WP2016-11. Carla Medalia. April 02, 2016.
- Measuring marriage rates over time: Implications for empirical analyses. Working Paper Number: SEHSD-WP2016-13. Joelle Abramowitz. March 31, 2016.
- How did the Affordable Care Act affect workers in 2014? Working Paper Number: SEHSD-WP2016-12. Jennifer Day, Marina Vornovitsky. April 01, 2016