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Leininger, Lindsey; Levy, Helen – Future of Children, 2015
It might seem strange to ask whether increasing access to medical care can improve children's health. Yet Lindsey Leininger and Helen Levy begin by pointing out that access to care plays a smaller role than we might think, and that many other factors, such as those discussed elsewhere in this issue, strongly influence children's health.…
Descriptors: Child Health, Access to Health Care, Public Policy, Supply and Demand
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Huntington, Clare; Scott, Elizabeth – Future of Children, 2015
The U.S. legal system gives parents the authority and responsibility to make decisions about their children's health care, and favors parental rights over society's collective responsibility to provide for children's welfare. Neither the federal government nor state governments have an affirmative obligation to protect and promote children's…
Descriptors: Child Health, Legal Responsibility, Health Promotion, Parent Responsibility
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Perrin, James M. – Future of Children, 2012
Much attention has aided measurement and improvement in the quality of health care during the past two decades, with new ways to define and measure quality, recognition that doing so can identify strategies to enhance care, and systematic efforts by both government and private insurers to apply these principles. In this article, James Perrin…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Quality of Life, Diseases, Health Insurance
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Behrman, Richard E., Ed. – Future of Children, 2003
This issue of "The Future of Children" focuses on efforts to provide publicly funded health insurance to low-income children in the United States through Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The articles summarize current knowledge and research about which children are uninsured and why, discuss ways to…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Adolescents, Child Health, Childhood Needs
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Lewit, Eugene M. – Future of Children, 1998
Reviews the basic decisions states must make when implementing State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) programs and reports on the decisions states participating in this federal program have made, as reflected in the plans they submitted to the Health Care Financing Administration. Sources of information about the program are included.…
Descriptors: Children, Federal Programs, Health Insurance, Health Maintenance Organizations