Children with public insurance less likely to have medical home

07/25/2011 | HealthDay News

Data from a 2007 national household survey indicated that 45% of children covered by public insurance met all five criteria for having a medical home, compared with two-thirds of privately insured children. However, more than nine in 10 parents reported their publicly insured children had a personal medical provider and a usual source of primary care, according to the study in Academic Pediatrics.

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