HSA 3111 - Week Two - 2010 - Access

HSA 3111 - Week Two - 2010 - Access - A QUESTION OF ACCESS...

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Unformatted text preview: A QUESTION OF ACCESS WHAT ACCESS MEANS IN THE UNITED STATES ACCESS IS RESTRICTED TO THOSE WHO HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE THROUGH THEIR EMPLOYERS THOSE COVERED UNDER A GOVERNMENT HEALTH CARE PROGRAM. THOSE WHO CAN AFFORD TO BUY INSURANCE OUT OF THEIR OWN PRIVATE FUNDS, AND THOSE WHO ARE ABLE TO PAY FOR SERVICES PRIVATELY. Some Statistics about access Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S., 2006 Medicaid/ Other Public 12% Medicare 14% Private Non- Group 5% Uninsured 16% Employer- Sponsored I nsurance 54% NOTE: Includes those over age 65. Medicaid/Other Public includes Medicaid, SCHIP, other state programs, and military-related coverage. Those enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid (1.8% of total population) are shown as Medicare beneficiaries. SOURCE: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured/Urban Institute Total = 296.1 million IL Uninsured Rates Among the Nonelderly, by State, 2005-2006 AZ AR MS LA WA MN ND WY ID UT CO OR NV CA MT IA WI MI NE SD ME MO KS OH IN NY KY TN NC NH MA VT PA VA WV CT NJ DE MD RI HI DC AK SC NM OK GA SOURCE: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured and Urban Institute analysis of the March 2006 and 2007 Current Population Survey. Two-year pooled estimates for states and the US (2005-2006). TX FL AL 13-17% (18 states & DC) 18%-20% (9 states) < 13% (13 states) US Average = 18% NE >20% (10 states) 1% 4% 2% 4% 12% 37% 13% 2% 2% 2% 4% 17% 4% 7% 12% 23% 30% 17% No Usual Place of Care Postponed Seeking Care Due to Cost Needed Care but Did Not Get it Due to Cost Last MD Contact > 2 Years Ago Unmet Dental Need Last Dental Visit > 2 Years Ago Employer/ Other Private Medicaid/ Other Public Uninsured Childrens Access to Care, by Health Insurance Status, 2006 NOTE: MD contact includes MD or any health care professional, including time spent in a hospital. Data is for all children under age 18, except for dental visit and unmet dental need, which are for children age 2-17. Respondents who said usual source of care was the emergency room were included among those not having a usual source of care. All estimates are age- adjusted....
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course HSA 3111 taught by Professor Lytle during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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HSA 3111 - Week Two - 2010 - Access - A QUESTION OF ACCESS...

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