Evaluating Child Health Plus in upstate New York: how much does providing health insurance to uninsured children increase health care costs?

@article{Zwanziger2000EvaluatingCH,
  title={Evaluating Child Health Plus in upstate New York: how much does providing health insurance to uninsured children increase health care costs?},
  author={Jack Zwanziger and Dana B Mukamel and Peter G. Szilagyi and Sarah H Trafton and Andrew W. Dick and Jane L. Holl and Lance Everett Rodewald and Laura P Shone and L Jarrell and Richard F. Raubertas},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={105 3 Suppl E},
  pages={728-32}
}
BACKGROUND In response to the increase in the number of American children without health insurance, new federal and state programs have been established to expand health insurance coverage for children. However, the presence of insurance reduces the price of care for families participating in these programs and stimulates the use of medical services, which leads to an increase in health care costs. In this article, we identified the additional expenditures associated with the provision of… CONTINUE READING