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Providing Affordable Care to the (Still) Uninsured

With implementation of the Affordable Care Act coming in 2014, many funders may be breathing a sigh of relief for the uninsured. But don’t let all the air out just yet.   Even after full implementation, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that some 30 million Americans will remain without health insurance.  Some of these will be people who, despite the broader reach of health coverage, still will be unable to afford insurance. Others will choose to pay the fine rather than purchase insurance. Others will abstain from coverage for religious reasons. And undocumented residents are not covered by the ACA. Regardless of the reasons, the fact remains that there will be human beings in need of care and without insurance … Continue reading Providing Affordable Care to the (Still) Uninsured

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