The Adequacy of Health Insurance
Publication Date: February 2009
Publisher(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Author(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Keywords: medicaid; underinsurance; testimony
Coverage: United States
Testimony by Diane Rowland, executive vice president and executive director of the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, at a congressional hearing, titled “Addressing Underinsurance in National Health Reform,” held Feb. 24, 2009, by a special task force of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Rowland discussed the status of health insurance coverage in America and the gaps and limits to coverage that leave millions of Americans poorly protected when confronting illness.