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The uninsured
Debra A. Miller, book editor

Published 2011 by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Is the lack of health insurance a serious problem in America? Children who lack health insurance are more likely to die in hospitals / Karen Pallarito
The lack of adequate health insurance is a leading cause of bankruptcies in America /
The recession is increasing the number of uninsured / Nayla Kazzi
People without health insurance are not more likely to die / Megan McArdle
Most of the uninsured are young, healthy, and financially well-off / Michael D. Tanner
The majority of voters say cost, not lack of coverage, is the biggest health care problem / Rasmussen Reports
Ch. 2. Does access to health insurance improve people's health? Health insurance is important to the health and well-being of both children and adults / Institute of Medicine
Insurance coverage is strongly related to better health outcomes / Jill Bernstein, Deborah Chollet, and Stephanie Peterson
Not having health insurance increases the risk of cancer death / Walter Jessen
Health insurance and more medical care do not necessarily produce health benefits / Maggie Mahar
The lack of health care is not responsible for low US life expectancy / Ronald Bailey
High deductibles and benefit limits can diminish health care coverage, even for the insured / Drew Altman
Expanded access to health insurance is not the only tool to improve population health / Harold Pollack
Ch. 3. Should the purchase of health insurance be mandated by the government? Overview : how the individual mandate in the 2010 Health Reform Law will work / Alec MacGillis
Americans should support the individual insurance mandate because it is necessary to make health reform work / Jonathan Cohn
The individual insurance mandate in health reform is not unprecedented in American history / Maggie Mahar
An individual insurance requirement in health reform will be constitutional / Erwin Chemerinsky
The individual insurance mandate in health reform is bad public policy / Jon Walker
There are no precedents for the individual insurance mandate in the new health reform law / Julia Shaw
The Supreme Court is likely to find the individual insurance mandate unconstitutional / Randy Barnett
Ch. 4. Will the PPACA improve medical care for the uninsured? The health care reform law creates tremendous opportunities to improve the quality of US health care / Mark B. McClellan
Uninsured women will benefit greatly from the PPACA's reforms / Sara R. Collins, Sheila Rustgi, and Michelle M. Doty
Health insurance for the uninsured will improve care for all Americans / Eric B. Larson
Health care reform expands coverage in the wrong way, by sacrificing quality of care / Kathryn Nix
The PPACA will not remedy access and quality problems in cancer care / John Geyman
The history of health coverage expansion shows that it leads to runaway costs / Peter Suderman
Health care reform is a disaster for all Americans / Peter Ferrara.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-173) and index.

Current controversies, Current controversies


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
RA413.7.U53 U535 2011

The Physical Object

185 p. ;
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0737756381, 073775639X
9780737756388, 9780737756395
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