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Descriptor English: Medically Uninsured
Descriptor Spanish: Pacientes no Asegurados
Descriptor Portuguese: Pessoas sem Cobertura de Seguro de Saúde
Descriptor French: Personnes sans assurance médicale
Entry term(s): Medically Underinsured
Underinsured
Uninsured
Tree number(s): M01.385
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017057
Scope note: Individuals or groups with no or inadequate health insurance coverage. Those falling into this category usually comprise three primary groups: the medically indigent (MEDICAL INDIGENCY); those whose clinical condition makes them medically uninsurable; and the working uninsured.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EH ethnology
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
Entry Version: MED UNINSURED
Related: Uncompensated Care MeSH
DeCS ID: 29991
Unique ID: D017057
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Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/06/20
Revision Date: 1994/06/16
Medically Uninsured - Preferred
Concept UI M0025921
Scope note Individuals or groups with no or inadequate health insurance coverage. Those falling into this category usually comprise three primary groups: the medically indigent (MEDICAL INDIGENCY); those whose clinical condition makes them medically uninsurable; and the working uninsured.
Preferred term Medically Uninsured
Uninsured - Broader
Concept UI M0025924
Preferred term Uninsured
Medically Underinsured - Broader
Concept UI M0025922
Preferred term Medically Underinsured
Underinsured - Broader
Concept UI M0025923
Preferred term Underinsured



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