Research Report Insurance and Uninsurance in the District of Columbia
Starting with the Numbers
Jennifer King Rice
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Produced under the State Planning Grant project of the DC Department of Health, this report provides details on the characteristics of the uninsured in the District. It first presents data on the variation in insurance coverage by sociodemographic characteristics. It then presents data on the reasons that people are uninsured. Finally, it looks at the cost of uninsurance, presenting estimates of current expenditures by and for the uninsured. Data sources include the Current Population Survey, the Kaiser Family Foundation's DC Health Care Access Survey, and the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.
Research Areas Health and health care
Tags Health insurance
Policy Centers Health Policy Center