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Still lack of medical care, even ...

Posted Nov 10 2008 4:24pm

Still lack of medical care, even with incentives being offered for physicians to locate to the area...BD

Many adults in the Greater New Orleans area have experienced problems with access to health care since Hurricane Katrina, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports (Moran, New Orleans Times-Picayune, 8/1). For the report, titled "Health Challenges for the People of New Orleans," researchers last fall conducted a survey of about 1,500 randomly selected adults younger than age 65 in the Greater New Orleans area that included questions about their health insurance status and access to health care before and after the hurricane.

More Than 40% Of New Orleans Adults Reported Worse Health Care Access After Hurricane Katrina; Kaiser Family Foundation Survey Finds

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