25% Of Children In U.S. Don’t Have Access To Essential Health Care, Study Finds
But the number of children without health insurance has decreased, the study by the Children’s Health Fund found.
The New York Times:
Many Insured Children Lack Essential Health Care, Study Finds
A new study to be released on Monday by the Children’s Health Fund, a nonprofit based in New York City that expands access to health care for disadvantaged children, found that one in four children in the United States did not have access to essential health care, though a record number of young people now have health insurance. The report found that 20.3 million people in the nation under the age of 18 lack “access to care that meets modern pediatric standards.” (Santora, 11/20)