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District lacking in access to care

Washington Post, January 31, 2008
One in five District residents has no regular source of healthcare, and rising rates of hospital visits suggest declining access to doctors and community clinics, according to the most comprehensive report ever of D.C. health issues. The report looked at data on chronic disease, insurance, hospital capacity and emergency services and found much wanting, concluded the Rand Corp., the nonprofit research organization that the D.C. Council commissioned to help the city move forward.