- To examine trends in health insurance type among US children and their parents.
- To examine time trends in disparities in low-income children's health insurance coverage and access to care by family immigration status.
- Despite numerous policy statements and an increased focus on transition of care, little is known about young adults who experience delayed transition to adult providers.
- Although it is well known which groups of children are more vulnerable to poor health care access, quality, and outcomes, less is known about how and why this occurs. Barriers to care—sociobehavioral processes that interfere with successful interaction with the health care system—may be a link between vulnerability and access, experiences, and outcomes.