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Author: Matthew J. Scire
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: coverage, techniques, produce, measurement, results, assess, bureau, needs, specify, census
Number of Pages: 55
Published: 2008-09-01
ISBN-10: 1437905366
ISBN-13: 9781437905366

An accurate decennial census relies on finding and counting people -- only once -- in the right place and collecting complete and correct information. The author reviewed the Dept. of Commerceżs U.S. Census Bureaużs plans to: (1) improve the censusżs accuracy -- or coverage -- with its coverage follow-up operation; (2) assess the accuracy of the census through its census coverage measurement program; and (3) evaluate these efforts after 2010. Includes recommendations. Charts and tables.

Author: John E. Dicken
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: coverage, denials, applications, data, health, insurance, private
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 2011-05-01
ISBN-10: 143798312X
ISBN-13: 9781437983128

The large percentage of Americans that rely on private health insurance for health care coverage could expand with enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010. Until PPACA is fully implemented, some consumers seeking coverage can have their applications for enrollment denied, and those enrolled may face denials of coverage for specific medical services. PPACA required this study of the rates of such application and coverage denials. The study reviewed the data available on denials of: (1) applications for enrollment; and (2) coverage for medical services. Charts

Author: Barbara D. Bovbjerg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: coverage, benefits, worker, improving, pensions, private
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2003-07
ISBN-10: 0756725291
ISBN-13: 9780756725297

Private pensions (PP) can help assure that workers receive adequate incomes in retirement. However, millions of workers have no individual pension coverage. Since the 1970s, only about half of the nation's workers have been covered by PP. This report examines the issues surrounding PP coverage & benefit adequacy & what measures might improve the income prospects of future retirees. Discusses the potential for reform of the PP system to improve workers' coverage & benefits. Reviews approaches other than the voluntary, single-employer-based pensions system that might expand pension coverage & im

Author: Orice M. Williams
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: biological, nuclear, chemical, radiological, weapons, involving, attacks, insurance, status, coverage, availability, terrorism
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 2009-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437912400
ISBN-13: 9781437912401

The Terrorism Risk Insur. Act (TRIA) is credited with stabilizing insur. markets after the 9/11 attacks by requiring insurers to offer terrorism coverage to commercial property owners, and specifying that the fed. govżt. is liable for a large share of related losses. While TRIA covers attacks involving conventional weapons, insurers may use exceptions that may exclude coverage for attacks with nuclear, biological, chemical, or radiological (NBCR) weapons. This report reviews: (1) the extent to which insurers offer NBCR coverage; (2) factors that contribute to the willingness of insurers to pr

Author: Dave Burrows
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: developing, transitional, countries, case, studies, users, drug, hiv, sites, prevention, among, injecting, coverage
Number of Pages: 81
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9291735310
ISBN-13: 9789291735310

UNAIDS commissioned this report to investigate programs and sites in low-income and transitional countries which were regarded by international authorities as high coverage sites, " where more than 50% of injecting drug users had been reached by one or more HIV-prevention interventions. The most significant finding is that high-level coverage can be attained by interventions addressing HIV among injecting drug users in developing and transitional countries. The seven case studies each include a description of the development of the programs and features of the services provided, an estimation

Author: Carmen DeNavas-Walt
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: united, states, coverage, insurance, poverty, health, income
Number of Pages: 86
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437920152
ISBN-13: 9781437920154

This report presents data on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the U.S. based on information collected in the 2006 and earlier Annual Social and Economic supplements to the Current Population Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. This report has three main sections -- income, poverty, and health insurance coverage. Each one presents estimates by characteristics such as race, Hispanic origin, nativity, and region. Other topics include earnings of full-time, year-round workers; poverty among families; and health insurance coverage of children. Extensive charts and tables.

Author: Michael Gutowski
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: linked, cost, pressures, coverage, erosion, health, insurance, continued, private
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 1998-04
ISBN-10: 0788148346
ISBN-13: 9780788148347

Most Americans rely on private health insurance to help pay for medical expenses. During the past decade, private health insurance has undergone fundamental changes in who is covered, how much coverage costs, & the type of coverage Americans receive. This report provides information on major trends in the private health insurance market during the 1980s & 1990s. Specifically, it discusses the decline in private health insurance coverage & factors contributing to this decline, trends in health insurance premiums & reasons for these trends, & employers' efforts to control health benefit costs. C
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