Trends in Americans' Access to Medical Care, 2007-2010

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A study released by the Center for Studying Health System Change found that fewer people had trouble receiving medical care during the recession. According to a study , the recession-induced decline in demand for health care meant fewer obstacles for people trying to receive treatment. The study also cites the uninsured population grew by 9 million and the disparity in health care access between insured and uninsured people widened over the same time period.

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Date: Aug 2011
Author: Ellyn R. Boukus, Peter J. Cunningham