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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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South Carolina By the Numbers: The SC Hospital Association Data Portal
Interactive report providing hospital quality of care metrics and county-by-county data on population health, health behaviors, and demographics in South Carolina. Provides statistics on health status, population and demographics, health workforce supply, broadband access, mental health, poverty, food environment, smoking, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: South Carolina Hospital Association
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Kentucky County Data Profiles
Dashboard providing interactive charts and graphs on a variety of topics by county for Kentucky. Covers healthcare, housing, broadband access, economics, workforce, agriculture, and more. Healthcare-specific topics include employment, providers, obesity, smoking, uninsured population, and physical activity.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky
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North Carolina County Data
Provides data on population, financial stability, education, and employment for North Carolina counties, with additional data on housing, health, broadband, and infrastructure for rural counties in the state.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Center
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Let's Get Healthy California Goals
Dashboard of data for a variety of health indicators for California residents. Evaluates child health and well-being, chronic diseases, substance use, mental health, end of life, access to healthcare, social determinants of health, and the cost of healthcare. Includes rural and county-level data throughout.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Public Health
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HIV, STDs, and TB in the Texas-Mexico Border Region
Report comparing the rates of HIV, sexually transmitted disease (STD), and tuberculosis in the Texas-Mexico Border Region with all other regions of Texas. Discusses poverty, health insurance status, race and ethnicity, mortality, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Texas Health and Human Services
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Uninsured Rates, Behavior, and Mental Health
Offers user access to state and county specific data comparing the uninsured population rate with poor mental health, excessive drinking, unemployment, and household income.
Additional links: Uninsured Rates Behavior and Mental Health 2022 Excel file, Uninsured Rates, Behavior, and Mental Health Tutorial Video
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organizations: National Rural Health Resource Center, Technical Assistance and Services Center
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