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Editor: Katharine Van Tassel
Concordia University School of Law

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Increase in the Number of Uniinsured Americans

Kate Steadman at HealthyPolicy blog posts the latest findings of the Commonwealth Fund, a  a New York-based private health care policy foundation.  For an overview of the Commonwealth Fund's findings, see the Houston Chronicle here.  They demonstrate that in 2005 the number of middle-income Americans who lacked ehalth insurance for part of the year rose to 41%.  We seem to be moving in the wrong direction on this issue and something tells me the $3.00 price of gasoline is not going to help people save money to pay for health insurance. 

The entire study paints a rather bleak picture for midle-class America.  [bm]

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