Despite a flurry of reports on health insurance coverage for children, virtually none of them have examined the unique situation of rural families where one-fifth of all the nation's poor children live. This brief takes an in-depth look at the health insurance programs, such as SCHIP and Medicaid, which rural children rely on for medical care.
National Policy Brief No. 6
Durham, N.H. : Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
O'Hare, William P., "Rural children increasingly rely on Medicaid and state child health insurance programs for medical care" (2007). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. Paper 24.
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