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Rural Coverage Gaps Decline Following Public Health Insurance Expansions

Description
Assesses how uninsured rates and sources of coverage have changed since the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) was enacted. Compares the health insurance coverage of rural and urban residents in 1997 and 2005. Discusses implications for health insurance reform.
Author(s)
Ericka Ziller, Andrew Coburn
Date
02/2009
Type
Document
Organization
Maine Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Children and youth · Health insurance · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Uninsured and underinsured