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Premium Assistance Programs for Low Income Families: How Well Does it Work in Rural Areas?

Description
Examines the viability of premium assistance programs that subsidize employer-sponsored or private health insurance with Medicaid or State Children's Health Insurance program funding. Identifies and describes 16 state premium assistance programs that were operational in 2005.
Author(s)
Pam Silberman, Laura Brogan, Charity Moore, Rebecca Slifkin
Date
01/2006
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Access · Health insurance · Income support and assistance · Policy · Uninsured and underinsured