Publication

Financing Medical Care for the Uninsured in New York State
Citizens Budget Commission, March .

Brecher, C. & Spiezio, S.
03/01/1999

Approximately 3.1 million State residents (one of every six New Yorkers) have no health insurance. This report describes the uninsured population in New York State and the public programs that currently finance medical care for the uninsured. It also identifies the inadequacies of these programs and makes recommendations for reform.