Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2009

Carmen DeNavas-Walt, Bernadette D. Proctor, Jessica C. Smith, 2010. Contains health insurance data by residence, which is classified as “inside metropolitan statistical areas” and “outside metropolitan statistical areas.” U.S. Census Bureau Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United … Continue reading

Frontier residents’ perception of health care access

Raymond Joshua Smith, 2008. This study’s purpose was to better understand frontier residents’ perceptions of access to health care. Specific aims were to (a) explore frontier residents’ health care access resources, (b) investigate frontier residents’ utilization of health care services, … Continue reading

Impact of Health Insurance Coverage on Native Elder Health: Implications for Addressing the Health Care Needs of Rural American Indian Elders

Alana D. Knudson et. al, Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center, 2007. This report details a study that examined health insurance coverage and access to health care among rural Native American and Alaska Native elders. It provides details about different … Continue reading

Health Insurance Coverage and Access to Health Care for American Indian and Alaska Native Elders

Ira Moscovice and Mary Wakefield, Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center, 2007. Policy brief reporting findings from a study assessing health insurance coverage and access to health care among American Indian and Alaska Native elders, using data from a national … Continue reading

Access to Health Care for the Uninsured in Rural and Frontier America

National Rural Health Association, 1999. The issue brief suggests that the number of Americans without health insurance continues to grow and rural and frontier communities are the most effected. In response to this situation, the NRHA reaffirms its position on … Continue reading