The Health Coverage Coalition for the Uninsured worked to forge a consensus agreement to extend health insurance coverage to significant numbers of the uninsured.
With grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), The Economic and Social Research Institute, The Lewin Group and PricewaterhouseCoopers helped the coalition to:
The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) provided the coalition with descriptions of groups of uninsured individuals and helped "match" these groups with policy solutions to increase their access to insurance coverage.
ESRI summarized its policy research in three documents.
The Lewin Group produced economic simulation models with estimates of the costs and coverage impacts of four proposals to cover the uninsured.
The Lewin Group calculated that: