Unformatted text preview: this revenue totaled to a gain of
only about $95 per month as the remainder was
entirely offset by spending on healthcare. The
component costs were reflected in growth in
premiums (from $490 to $1,115), out of pocket
spending on healthcare (from $135 to $235), and
healthcare-related taxes ($345 to $440). If healthcare inflation had tracked with the rate of general
inflation, the family would have had $545 additional income per month.
In 2010, 44% of adults in the United States ages
19-64 either did not have insurance at some point
in the year or did not have adequate insurance
to cover their needs. This is an increase from the
35% reported in 2003. According to the latest
figures from the U.S. Census Bureau, the estimated
number of Coloradans lacking health insurance
78 COLORADO PUBLIC HEALTHInSURAnCE
COLORADO PUBLIC HEALTH INSURANCE
PROGRAM EnROLLMEnT rose slightly, from 777,794 (15.8%) in 2009 to
789,109 (15.9%) in 2010 (not a statistically significant change).
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.
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