THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Institute of Medicine
Board on Health Care Services
Committee on Health Insurance Status and Its Consequences
America's Uninsured Crisis:
Consequences for Health and Health Care
New from the Institute of Medicine, this report provides updated findings on the economic and health impacts on individuals and communities when a large percentage of the population lacks health insurance.
These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on February 24, 2009 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.