From the December 6, 2002 print edition
The Denver Business Journal
Amy Fletcher Denver Business Journal
Hospitals have been saying for years that uninsured people are less likely to see a physician for routine care and more likely to end up in the emergency room-the most expensive place to provide care.
But the largest household survey ever conducted in Colorado on health insurance, completed last year, raises some questions about that conventional wisdom. The uninsured may not use emergency rooms any more than insured people.