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For Mary Kautenberg and the estimated 80,000 other uninsured and underinsured in Kent County, locally operated, nonprofit health care clinics are a critical part of their community. Her story is a familiar one, a person who once had insurance and … Continue reading
Diabetes and high blood pressure are two chronic health conditions that need constant monitoring. Many of the uninsured who count on free clinics in Michigan have these types of serious health problems. Having a chronic health condition without access to … Continue reading
How Big Is the Impact of Health Care Reform on Free Clinics and Other ‘Safety Net’ Providers for Michigan’s Uninsured?
Much of the talk about health care reform has centered on how it will affect Medicare, individuals or private businesses. But how will it affect the organizations that provide care to those who are uninsured or underinsured? Leaders from free … Continue reading