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Addressing the Needs of the Uninsured in a Challenging Economic Environment
On March 12, 2002, Paula Roy, made a presentation in a Web-assisted teleconference at Session 1, which was entitled "Trends in the Uninsured: Impact and Implications of the Current Economic Environment."
This is the text version of Ms. Roy's slide presentation. Select to access the PowerPoint® slides (1.3 MB).
Trends in the Uninsured: Impact and Implications of the Current Economic Environment
Delaware Health Care Commission
- Understand nationally; Act Locally.
- States Need to Collect Own Data.
This slide shows a picture of an umbrella with the words "Paving the Way to a Healthier Delaware: an Uninsured Action Plan" over the umbrella. On the left slide of the umbrella it says "Community Healthcare Access Plan," and on the right side it says "State Planning Project."
In the upper left corner of this slide is a drawing of the State of Delaware with a bubble that says "99,000 Uninsured." There is a picture of a man next to the words "75 percent are Working," a picture of children next to the words "18 percent are Children," and a picture of a house next to the words "66 percent Own/Buying Their Home."
In the upper left corner of this slide is a drawing of the State of Delaware with a bubble that says "99,000 Uninsured." There is a picture of a group a adults next to the words "200 percent FPL Family of 4 = $35,000," a picture of coins next to the words "80 percent are above the Federal Poverty Level," and a picture of a stethoscope next to the words "25 percent are Eligible for Existing Programs, But not Enrolled."
- Health Care Cost Increases Threaten Status Quo.
- Good Data = Good Decisions.
- Prevent Further Erosion.
- Insurance Market.
- Employer Pressures.
- Uninsured Population is Diverse in Nature.
- Health Costs Are Increasing.
- Limited State Resources.
- Lack of Flexibility With Federal Funds
(Health Insurance Flexibility & Accountability—HIFA).
- Numerous Values/Points of Reference.
- Politically Challenging
Solutions May Appear In-Equitable!!
Current as of June 2002
Trends in the Uninsured: Impact and Implications of the Current Economic Environment. Slide Presentation by Paula Roy at Web-Assisted Teleconference, "Addressing the Needs of the Uninsured in a Challenging Economic Environment." Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/ulp/uninsurteleconf/session1/roytxt.htm
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