What is California’s insurance rate? What is the percentage of residents who do not have coverage in California?

Part 1

  1. What is California’s insurance rate?  What is the percentage of residents who do not have coverage in California?
  2. Who are the Uninsured in California?   Provide demographic data for a description of these populations.

Part 2

“Botswana”   WHO’s profile and other resources to write a brief description (no more than 1 or 2 paragraphs).   Discuss the following in your own words:

  1. How does Botswana’s health system handle the issue of providing health insurance coverage to its population?  Is the system organized around the government, private insurance, or a combination?
  2. What is your Botswana’ insurance rate?  What is the percentage of residents who do not have coverage?
  3. Who are the Uninsured in your Botswana?   Provide demographic and geographic data for a description of these populations.

Resources available if needed to answer the questions.

Teitelbaum & Wilensky, Overview of the United States Healthcare System, Chapter 4, pages 45-61 (2nd) or 45-60 (3rd)

The Uninsured In America CBS Evening News, May 2007.  (4:08)

In U.S., Uninsured Rate Sinks to 12.9%, Gallup January 7, 2015