COVID-19 News, GENERAL HEALTH CARE NEWS: Urban Institute report highlights challenges faced by low-income parents in accessing affordable healthcare in spring 2021, (Jan 10, 2022)

By Kristofer Ray, PhD

Report indicates that while one in four parents (regardless of income) avoided care over fear of COVID-19 exposure, lowest income parents were three times more likely to forego treatment because of cost, difficulties balancing family or childcare obligations, or transportation challenges.

Analysis by the Urban Institute (UI) as ...