Tag Archives: Insured

Mental health patients insured by marketplace health plan less likely to receive a medical appointment

Among adults with mental health needs, those covered by Medicare or employer-sponsored health insurance have greater access to medical treatment, less out-of-pocket cost and are more likely to receive care than those seeking an appointment through an Affordable Care Act marketplace-sponsored plan, according to findings from researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.… Read More »

Insured rate dips again, to 9.4% in 2018

Brief Published May 10, 2019 Dive Brief: More than 1.1 million Americans lost health coverage in 2018, according to Centers for Disease Control’s National Health Interview Survey. The total number of uninsured Americans increased to 30.4 million, up from 29.3 million in 2017. Among surveyed adults aged 18-64, CDC found 13.3% were uninsured, 19.4% had… Read More »