Eligible and Uninsured: Childless Adults Preliminary Results. Funded by The United Hospital Fund through a grant to the National Center for Law and Economic Justice By Aviva Goldstein, Consultant. Profile of Target Population:.
Funded by The United Hospital Fund through a grant to the National Center for Law and Economic Justice
By Aviva Goldstein, Consultant
23 Key Informant Interviews:
NB: not mutually exclusive categories
8 Focus Groups (7 completed to date). Profile of Participants:
Slim range of eligibility (confirmed in both FG and KI):
Low income associated with eligibility (reported by both KI, FG):
Other Barriers common for all consumers (mostly reported by KI):
Key Informants reported:
Focus Group Participants Report that they:
“Now it’s almost embarrassing I need Food Stamps and Medicaid. You know. It’s a weird feeling because you don’t imagine yourself in that office.”
“But you have to bite the bullet though.”
“The card doesn't say Medicaid anymore. Does that make it, you feel better?"