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Insured can feel impact if others lack coverage: study
Modern Healthcare

High rates of uninsurance in a community can have a “spillover” effect on those with health insurance, affecting their access to care and satisfaction with the kind of care they receive, according to a study published in the journal Medical Care. Supported by funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, researchers from the RAND Corp. and the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles studied 200 metropolitan areas in the U.S.