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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Uninsured and underinsured

Diabetes and the Rural Safety Net
Investigates the extent to which the rural safety net is able to meet the needs of people with diabetes. Includes case studies of four uninsured or underinsured rural New England residents with diabetes.
Author(s): David Hartley, Erika Ziller, Caroline Macdonald
Date: 01/2002
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Maine Rural Health Research Center
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Patterns of Health Insurance Among Rural and Urban Children
Assesses differences in the patterns of insurance coverage and uninsured periods among rural and urban children and examines the implications of those differences for the design and implementation of public insurance programs such as the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP).
Author(s): Andrew F. Coburn, Timothy McBride, Erika Ziller
Date: 11/2001
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Maine Rural Health Research Center
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Health Insurance in Rural America
Examines the differences between the rural and urban uninsured in the late 1990s.
Author(s): Louis Pol
Citation: RUPRI Rural Policy Brief, 5(11)
Date: 08/2000
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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National Advisory Committee on Rural Health & Human Services Meeting Minutes, Washington DC, February 6-9, 2000
Minutes from a National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services meeting addressing the following topics: U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and rural health, the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, public health and hospital capital, Indian Health Services contracting and compacting, and Medicare payment in rural areas.
Date: 02/2000
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Delineating Rural Areas in the United States
A poster presentation identifying the common federal rural definitions useful for addressing rural-urban disparities. Demonstrates, by using population characteristics including poverty, uninsured, and disabled data, how each rural definition can affect the sensitivity of the disparity.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Arizona Designation Mapper
An interactive mapping tool for Arizona with data on primary care physicians, race/ethnicity, population, poverty, and uninsurance rates. Geographic areas include health professional shortage and underserved areas, primary care areas, counties, and zip codes.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Bureau of Health Systems Development
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Wisconsin Health Policy Maps and Visuals
Highlights maps of Wisconsin providing county-level data and information on health insurance plan selection, uninsured rates and change from 2013 to 2015, uninsured rates by county in 2015 and in 2013, and more.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute
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Reaching Rural Communities
Covers strategies, outreach tools, and other resources to connect with families and children eligible for Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Includes webinars and videos, and outreach tools specifically for reaching out to American Indian and Alaskan Native populations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Health Insurance Coverage, 2008-2017
Animated map showing annual county-level data on health insurance coverage from 2008-2017, based on the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE).
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE): Interactive Data and Mapping
Interactive map providing access to health insurance coverage data by county, with option to focus results by age, gender, race/ethnicity, and income.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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