Why the GHHF 2018-06-07T12:45:05+00:00

United Way ALICE Report

ALICE is a United Way acronym that stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. The bottom line can be found in this single sentence.

As much as one-third of population of the United States lives in an ALICE household  (ALICE Report, Connecticut, 2016).

Commonwealth Fund

In this report (link), The Commonwealth Fund revealed that within a 12-month period,

34% of adults aged 19-64, because of cost, did not:

  • visit doctor or clinic,
  • fill a prescription,
  • skipped recommended test, treatment, or follow-up, or
  • did not get needed specialist care

KFF/New York Times

Kaiser Family Foundation is a think-tank, teamed with the New York Times, and conducted this survey.

Their headline:

New Kaiser/New York Times Survey Finds One in Five Working-Age Americans With Health Insurance Report Problems Paying Medical Bills (link)