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The Uninsured : forty-four million forgotten Americans / Hedrick Smith Productions.

Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], ©2000.
Description1 streaming video file (48 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorSmith, Hedrick.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorHedrick Smith Productions.
Variant title Forty-four million forgotten Americans
Series Critical Condition with Hedrick Smith: How Good Is Your Health Care?
Critical condition. ^A712716
Contents Cost Versus Care Dilemma (1:04) -- One Uninsured Family (3:42) -- Shift the Cost to the Employee (3:45) -- Uninsured Tom Phillips (4:39) -- Uninsured Beals Revisited (2:49) -- Uninsured Rodriquez Family (4:22) -- Children's Health Insurance (3:42) -- Uninsured Gumaer Family (4:06) -- Equal Access to Care (5:37) -- Cost vs. Care (8:19) -- Future of Health Insurance (1:35)
Abstract Corporate cost-cutting, downsizing, temporary employment, and other business imperatives are making today's pricey health insurance either unavailable or unaffordable for 44 million Americans-of which 85 percent are in working families. With employers cutting back on offering insurance and with shrinking access to charity care as hospitals face their own funding shortfalls, where can America's uninsured turn for healthcare? In this program, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hedrick Smith reports on how states such as California, Texas, and Tennessee are dealing with the desperate needs of the uninsured and their children.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 12, 2005.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Hedrick Smith Productions, 2000 9781421382517
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number10939s Films Media Group
Publisher number10942 Films Media Group

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