Am J Public Health volume 108, issue 3, P361-367 2018 DOI: 10.2105/ajph.2017.304212 View full text
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Carla E. Zelaya, Colleen N. Nugent

Abstract: Objectives To describe long-term national trends in health insurance among veterans in the U.S. from 2000 to 2016, in the context of recent health care reform. Methods Using data (2000–2016) on veterans aged 18 to 64 from the National Health Interview Survey, trends in insurance and uninsurance, by year, income and state Medicaid expansion status were examined. The current proportions (2016) with each type of insurance by age-group were also described. Results The percentage of veterans with private insu…

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