Strengthening the US Health Care Safety Net

Published in: JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, v. 284, no. 16, Oct. 23, 2000 p. 2112-2114

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 1999

by Nicole Lurie

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Continued increases in the numbers of uninsured US citizens, increasing premiums for those who are insured, and the debate over prescription drug coverage all have served to thrust the issue of access to health care on the national radar screen once again.

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