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Health Policy and the Uninsured / Contents

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Preface
David C. Colby

INTRODUCTION
Causes and Consequences of Lack of Health Insurance: Gaps in Our Knowledge
Catherine G. McLaughlin, Sarah E. Crow, Mary Harrington, and Hanns Kuttner

1 Counting and Characterizing the Uninsured
Pamela Farley Short

2 Why Are So Many Americans Uninsured?
Linda J. Blumberg and Len M. Nichols

3 Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Job Mobility: A Critical Review of the Literature
Jonathan Gruber and Brigitte C. Madrian

4 What Do We Really Know about Whether Health Insurance Affects Health?
Helen Levy and David Meltzer

5 Health Insurance and Vulnerable Populations
Harold Pollack and Karl Kronebusch

6 Challenges in Modeling Health Insurance Coverage: Gaps in the Literature
Michael E. Chernew and Richard A. Hirth

About the Editor

About the Contributors

Index

 

Health Policy and the Uninsured, edited by Catherine G. McLaughlin, is available in paperback from the Urban Institute Press (6" x 9", 356 pages, ISBN 978-0-87766-719-3, $29.50).

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