More Underinsurance

| Tue Jun. 14, 2005 7:12 PM EDT

On the subject of health care, the uninsured, and the underinsured, Matthew Holt makes a good point about the Health Affairs study mentioned below. Stating the total number of un- or underinsured in a given year misses the scope of the problem: "[I]t's the flow of people through un- and under- insurance that's such a big issue, with more than 80m uninsured for at least 3 months in a 4 year period." Very true.

UPDATE: Also, here's "another good reason to choose your income level, (and by extension that of your parents) carefully."