A mandatory student health insurance program at a large state university.

@article{Olds1979AMS,
  title={A mandatory student health insurance program at a large state university.},
  author={R. Douglas Olds and Robert M. O'Shea and Matthew Mussleman and A. Campagna},
  journal={Journal of the American College Health Association},
  year={1979},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={
          285-8
        }
}
Abstract A new compulsory-with-waiver health insurance plan at the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUN-YAB) was designed in 1976 after assessing available literature on students' insurance, morbidity, health care costs, attitudes, data from past SUNYAB insurance plans and health service statistics. Previous findings that the morbidity of this population is low is corroborated by the data available on the students considered within this project. Illnesses common to this age group are… Expand
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