from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not covered by insurance: an uninsured motorist.
- n. A party that is not insured. Often used with the.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not insured; not having insurance.
- n. One who is not insured.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not covered by insurance
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Covering the uninsured is the ENTIRE PURPOSE of health care insurance reform.
Lack of preventative care for the uninsured is the primary cause of our low shockingly low ranking against other industrialized countries.
Covering the uninsured is a moral victory, but if it ends up being done through private insurance it will NOT save us money but only serve to feed the insurance industry beast and let it grow even larger, at the expense of future generations.
Accompanying his statistics on the uninsured is the plaint that the U.S. spends a considerably larger fraction of its GDP on the health sector than any other country.
The fastest growing segment of the uninsured is the middle class ($50,000 to $74,999)
The true amount of "uninsured" is between 5 and 12 mil and it wouldn't cost over 1 trillion to insure them.
In that time, memories will have long since faded as millions remain uninsured, private insurers continue to rake in their grotesque profits, and the promised cost savings from reform never materialize.
The Congressional Budget Office projects that millions will remain uninsured by refusing to comply with the new mandate, or because the new federal assistance just isn't enough.
Everyone knew from the start that the reform would not be fully universal, with the Congressional Budget Office predicting 23 million people to remain uninsured, nor equitable, with access to care dependent on the payment of premiums, co-pays, and deductibles, nor accountable, with for-profit insurers setting prices and limiting access to doctors and services.
Being uninsured is a felony and the bill requires people to report this felony on their tax forms.