Life transitions and health insurance coverage of the near elderly.

@article{Sloan1998LifeTA,
  title={Life transitions and health insurance coverage of the near elderly.},
  author={Frank Allen Sloan and Christopher J. Conover},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1998},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={110-25}
}
OBJECTIVES This study addresses three issues. (1) What are demographic wealth, employment, and health characteristics of near-elderly persons losing or acquiring health insurance coverage? Specifically, (2) what are the effects of life transitions, including changes in employment status, health, and marital status? (3) To what extent do public policies protect such persons against coverage loss, including various state policies recently implemented to increase access to insurance? METHODS The… CONTINUE READING

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