The Uninsured in America

Please review the following resources and using specific information from these resources, your course resources, and additional research, address the tasks posed below:

Kaiser Family Foundation [KFF]. (2014, October 29). Key facts about the
uninsured population
. Retrieved from http://kff.org/uninsured/fact-
sheet/key-facts-about-the-uninsured-population/.

Navigate to Google Scholar or use the South University Online Library and review the following article:

Krueger, A. B., & Kuziemko, I. (2013). The demand for health insurance among uninsured Americans: Results of a survey experiment and implications for policy. Journal of health economics, 32(5), 780–793.

Tasks:

  • Summarize the population (number, demographics, etc.) of uninsured people in the U.S.
  • Discuss some of the reasons for and possible financial consequences of not having health insurance.
  • Discuss the socioeconomic consequences of having a large uninsured population in the U.S.
  • Describe the changes that will occur to assist the uninsured population with the Patient Protection and ACA.

Submission Details:

  • Present your response in a 3- to 5-page Microsoft Word document formatted in APA style.
  • On a separate page, cite all sources using APA format.