HCBS

The Cash and Counseling model of self-directed long-term care: Effectiveness with young adults with disabilities

Melissa L. Harry, Ph.D., M.S.W, Kevin J. Mahoney, Ph.D., M.S.W., Ellen K. Mahoney, Ph.D., Ce Shen, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 4, p492–501 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.03.001   Background Young adults with disabilities face numerous barriers to independence and achieving markers of adulthood. Qualitative evidence suggests that flexible, self-directed budgets for purchasing home and community-based services might help fill an identified […]

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Reduced emergency room and hospital utilization in persons with multiple chronic conditions and disability receiving home-based primary care

Andrew Schamess, MD, Randi Foraker, Matthew Kretovics, MPH, Kelli Barnes, PharmD, BCACP, Stuart Beatty, PharmD, BCACP, CDE, Seuli Bose-Brill, MD, Neeraj Tayal, MD Disability and Health Journal April 2017, Volume 10, Issue 2, Pages 326–333 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.10.004 Background Persons with multiple chronic conditions and disability face access barriers to office-based primary care and have very high rates of emergency department (ED) use and […]

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Multi-morbidity, disability and adaptation strategies among community-dwelling adults aged 75 years and older

Hon K. Yuen, Ph.D., O.T.R./L., Laura K. Vogtle, Ph.D., O.T.R./L. Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1720 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 4| Published online: March 24, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.03.004 Background The impact of multi-morbidity and disability on the use of […]

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Consumers’ and workers’ perspectives about consumer-directed services in the United States

Jamie G. Swaine, B.A.; Susan L. Parish, Ph.D., M.S.W; Leah Igdalsky, B.A.; Robyn M. Powell, J.D. Lurie Institute for Disability Policy, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA Disability and Health Journal, July 2016 Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 464–471 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.01.002 Background Consumer direction is a service delivery model that shifts decision-making from […]

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Trends in disability and program participation among U.S. veterans

Yonatan Ben-Shalom, Jennifer R. Tennant, David C. Stapleton DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.12.008 Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 3, p449–456 Published online: January 6, 2016 Background Disability is increasingly part of the lives of veterans and more research is needed to understand its impact on veterans’ participation in disability benefit programs. Objective We examine how recent trends in receipt of service-connected […]

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Human factors/usability barriers to home medical devices among individuals with disabling conditions: In-depth interviews with positive airway pressure device users

Constance H. Fung, M.D., M.S.H.S., Uyi Igodan, B.A., Cathy Alessi, M.D., Jennifer L. Martin, Ph.D., Joseph M. Dzierzewski, Ph.D., Karen Josephson, M.P.H., B. Josea Kramer, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 8, Issue 1, p86–92 Published online: June 30 2014 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.06.002 Abstract Background Evidence suggests that medical equipment often fails to accommodate the needs of […]

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Modeling the determinants of Medicaid home care payments for children with special health care needs: A structural equation model approach

Omolola E. Adepoju, Ph.D., M.P.H., Yichen Zhang, M.S., Charles D. Phillips, Ph.D., M.P.H. Texas A&M University, School of Rural Public Health, Department of Policy and Management, 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 4, p426–432 Published online: June 7, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.05.003 Background The management of children with […]

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Disparities in service utilization and expenditures for individuals with developmental disabilities

Charlene Harrington, Ph.D., Taewoon Kang, Ph.D. Department of Social and Behavioral Science, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA Disability and Health Journal, October 2008 Volume 1, Issue 4, Pages 184–195 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2008.05.004 Abstract Background The factors that affect access to services for individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) have not received much attention. Methods This study examined […]

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Variation in types of service use and expenditures for individuals with developmental disabilities

Taewoon Kang, Ph.D., Charlene Harrington, Ph.D. Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143-0612, USA Disability and Health Journal, January 2008 Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 30–41 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2007.11.008 Abstract Background This study examined the types of services and expenditures for 8 service categories provided by regional centers to 138,336 […]

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Unmet needs for home and community-based services among persons with disabilities in Massachusetts

Monika Mitra, Ph.D., Karen Bogen, Ph.D., Linda M. Long-Bellil, Ph.D., J.D., Dennis Heaphy, M.Ed., M.P.H. Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages 219–228, October 2011   Abstract  Background Home and community-based services (HCBS) are vital to the health and well-being of persons with disabilities. However, no previous population-based studies have examined the prevalence of […]

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