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Response to Lionessa (Reply #6)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 01:03 PM

8. Out of pocket does not cover a great deal of the uncompensated care...

 

In 2004, uncompensated care is
estimated to be $40.7 billion. Adults
uninsured for the full year receive the
majority of uncompensated care,
$26.3 billion (65% of the total amount).

http://www.kff.org/uninsured/upload/the-cost-of-care-for-the-uninsured-what-do-we-spend-who-pays-and-what-would-full-coverage-add-to-medical-spending.pdf

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