Document Type

Policy Brief

Publication Date

6-1-2007

Keywords

access/Insurance, MRHRC, rural, uninsured, policy

Abstract

This study used the 2001/2002 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), conducted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), to examine the patterns of insurance coverage within rural families and to assess differences in family-level insurance status for rural and urban families (including comparisons between rural families living adjacent to and not adjacent to an urban area). Among partially uninsured families, we examined rural-urban differences in the sources of family coverage for insured family members (Medicare, Medicaid/ SCHIP, private, or a combination).

Funding Organization or Grant

Supported by the federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services CA#U1CRH03716.

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