Turning to Medicaid and SCHIP in an Economic Recession: Conversations with Recent Applicants and Enrollees
Publication Date: December 2008
Publisher(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Keywords: Medicaid; SCHIP; recession
Coverage: United States
This issue brief illuminates the emotional and pocketbook struggles of families who have suffered financial reversals and lost health coverage in the economic recession forcing many to juggle bills, skip prescription medications and postpone visits to the doctor while they scramble to find a new job.