Health reform and the safety net: Big opportunities; major risks.
Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics
Volume 32, Issue 3
Health Care Reform; Medical Assistance--organization & administration; Underserved Populations; Chronic Diseases and Conditions; Equity; Health Reform; GG/RCHN
Millions of Americans depend on a health care safety net. Universal coverage is seen by many as a possible replacement for these providers. But some attempts at health reform could actually weaken the safety net without greatly reducing the need for its services. The devil will truly be in the details.
Siegel, B., Regenstein, M., Shin, P. (2004). Health reform and the safety net: big opportunities; major risks. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, 32(2),426-432.