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Insuring Our Nations Veterans

Photo courtesy the City of North Charleston, SC (Creative Commons / Flickr) Myth: All United States military veterans receive health insurance. Fact: More than 1.5 million U.S. veterans were [...]

April 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

LGBT Insurance Disparities

Image: May Young (Flickr / Creative Commons) Legal marriage for same-sex (SS) adults is currently recognized by 16 states and the District of Columbia. An additional 3 states grant civil unions, but [...]

March 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

The ACA Coverage Gap & Health Disparities [Journal Club]

Lack of access to health insurance has long been recognized as a critical barrier to health care and a key driver of health and health care disparities. While the Affordable Care Act was envisioned as a comprehensive solution to the challenge of uninsurance among impoverished and low-income populations in the United States, variable state-level participation in the ACA’s Medicaid expansion, in the wake of the June 2012 Supreme Court decision, has created the unanticipated reality of a continued insurance gap for many of the most vulnerable.

November 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

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