Free Clinics: A National Survey

  title={Free Clinics: A National Survey},
  author={M. Nadkarni and J. Philbrick},
  journal={The American Journal of the Medical Sciences},
  • M. Nadkarni, J. Philbrick
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of the Medical Sciences
  • Objectives:To describe the scope and value of services provided by free clinics across the United States. Methods:Mail survey of directors of free clinics registered in the Free Clinic Directory of the Free Clinic Foundation of America, November 2001, concerning the calendar year 2001. Results:Eighty two percent (281/355) of clinics responded. Seventy five percent of clinics described their target population as the “uninsured” and 23% as “low income”. Fifty five percent had income based… CONTINUE READING

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