Today the show focused on a week of events for New Yorkers without health insurance. It's called (aptly) Cover the Uninsured Week. We got a lot of questions and requests for more information from our listeners so to that end we decided to post links to organizations involved. The number for more information mentioned during the show is 1-888-538-4371 and the website is www.covertheuninsuredweek.org
The Commonwealth Fund has just released a report on the average costs of healthcare for a New York family and how it has changed in recent years. Click here to read it.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a study that showed that 1 in 4 city residents is without health insurance. Click here to read that study.
The United Hospital Fund has researched the issue of healthcare insurance in relation to New York. Click here to read their findings.