By John R. Graham | Thursday September 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM PDT | Comments Off on More than One in Five Americans “Churn” Through Health Coverage within a Year
The U.S. Census Bureau has just released the Current Population Report’s Health Insurance Coverage in The United States, 2015. This report sits alongside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Health interview Survey as a critical source of understanding changes in health insurance in recent years. The report discusses coverage during the three...
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By John C. Goodman | Monday August 6, 2012 at 11:50 AM PDT | 15 Comments
In 1980, Census Bureau statistics showed that less than 1 percent of the population had been denied health insurance because of a health condition. Moreover, this was a period of time when there were few legislative remedies. Even so, this 1 percent was a politically vocal group and, in many cases, they evoked understandable...
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By James L. Payne | Thursday March 11, 2010 at 8:27 AM PDT | 9 Comments
The form letter in the mail today from the Census Bureau—which I suppose everyone in the United States has received—urged me to participate in the upcoming census. “Your response is important,” it said, because “Results from the 2010 Census will be used to. . . .” Can the reader guess how the sentence ends?...
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