Changes in Health Insurance Coverage During Pandemic

JAMA Health Forum

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What The Study Did: U.S. Census survey data were used to assess how health insurance coverage changed in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Authors: M. Kate Bundorf, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2487)

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