Rising Unemployment, Medicaid and the Uninsured
Publication Date: January 2009
Publisher(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Keywords: Medicaid; Uninsured; SCHIP
Coverage: United States
This policy brief and accompanying snapshot examines the relationship between increases in the unemployment rate and changes in the number of people covered by employer-sponsored health insurance, Medicaid, the State Children’s Health Insurance Program and non-group insurance policies, as well as the financial implications for government budgets.