The uninsured and the financing of uncompensated care: scope, costs, and policy options.

@article{Mulstein1984TheUA,
  title={The uninsured and the financing of uncompensated care: scope, costs, and policy options.},
  author={S Mulstein},
  journal={Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing},
  year={1984},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={214-29}
}
  • S Mulstein
  • Published 1984 in
    Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization…
Access to health care services for the poor and uninsured and financing hospital bad debt and charity care costs encompass two separate and different sets of public policy concerns. However, the two are increasingly considered together by policy makers concerned that future marketplace pressures will challenge hospitals' willingness and ability to provide free care to the poor. This paper explores this presumption, looking at the characteristics and the magnitude of the uninsured population… CONTINUE READING

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