- About FSPH
- Current Students
- Prospective Students
- Alumni Affairs
- Give to the School
USA Today interviewed Dr. Gerald Kominski, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor emeritus of health policy and management, about why 25 million Americans, in a population of 329.5 million, still remain without health insurance
For Briana Moss, a Type 1 diabetic, making sure she has the health coverage she needs to live is a delicate dance.
She and her partner are putting off marriage because even with his workplace-based insurance, the co-payments for her frequent doctor visits would be more than they could afford.
And while Moss says she’d like to work full time, she keeps her hours to a minimum so she can continue to qualify for Medicaid, the government program that helps her pay for the insulin she must take every day.