Brief Health Coverage in a Recession
Recession and Recovery, No. 6
Stan Dorn
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This brief, part of the Urban Institute's "Recession and Recover" series, examines how the Medicaid and SCHIP programs respond during a recession and how that response may differ in the current recession from their responses in the past. It also assesses the extent to which health insurance coverage may decline as unemployment rises.
Research Areas Health and health care Social safety net
Tags Health insurance Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Federal health care reform Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program  State Children's Health Insurance Program
Policy Centers Health Policy Center