Read the following article: Shaefer, H. L., Grogan, C. M., PhD., & Pollack, H. A., PhD. (2011). Who transitions from private to public health insurance? lessons from expansions of the state children’s health insurance program. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 22(1), 359-70.
After reading the article, please respond to the following questions:
- Briefly summarize the article.
- Define and discuss the concept of “crowd out.” Why was this a central issue with state children’s health insurance program?
- What is the concept of private to public transition? How does it impact children’s insurance?
- What were the results of the study as it relates to children’s insurance?
- Do you agree with what the authors found? Why or why not?
LENGTH: Your paper should be 3 pages typed and double-spaced with one-inch margins and 12-point font, and meet the exact number of pages specified in the assignment instructions.
COVER PAGE: Copy the exact assignment onto your cover page (the actual questions or task).
REFERENCES: Cite your references in the text of all papers and on the reference list at the end. For examples, review the way the references are listed in the modules and on the background reading list.
PRECISION: Each question of the assignment is specifically addressed in the paper.
CLARITY: The paper reads clearly (i.e., it is not confusing) and is well-structured. Subheadings are used to guide the reader.
BREADTH: The paper presents appropriate breadth covering the questions of the assignment (multiple perspectives and references, multiple issues/factors considered, as appropriate).
DEPTH: The paper presents points that lead to a deeper understanding of the matters and/or issues being discussed and integrates several points into coherent conclusions.
EVIDENCE: Statements and points are well-supported with facts or statistics, and references.
CRITICAL THINKING: Set aside personal biases and instead approach the subject matter using available scholarly evidence. Consider the strengths and weaknesses of competing arguments/perspectives on this topic. Having read these scholarly sources, make a judgment as to the merit of the arguments presented therein.