Raising Women’s Voices

County clinics forced to cut hours of service; the low-income uninsured suffer

Posted in Uncategorized by raisingwomensvoices on October 28, 2008

County medical clinics are suffering from decreased tax revenue and cuts in funding from Federal and State governments.  As the number of uninsured Americans grows, in concert with rising unemployment, these County clinics are forced to cut down on capacity and services as the demand for them increases.

A scary number: for each one-percent increase in the national unemployment rate, another 1.1 million Americans become uninsured (the Kaiser Family Foundation).

See the article here.


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