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Lack of Health Insurance Associated With Decreased Use of Health Care Services

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Health insurance and health care services

Higher-income adults without health insurance are nearly as likely as lower-income adults without insurance to not use recommended health care services such as cancer screening, cardiovascular risk reduction and diabetes management, according to a study in the May 3 issue of JAMA.

More than 45 million Americans - nearly one-fifth of the non-Medicare population