Healthcare Policy

Association between perceived discrimination and healthcare–seeking behavior in people with a disability

Miguel G. Moscoso-Porras, P.T., M.Sc. (c), German F. Alvarado, M.D., Ph.D., School of Public Health, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru Disability and Health Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 93-98 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.04.002 Background Experiences of discrimination lead people from vulnerable groups to avoid medical healthcare. It is yet to be known if such experiences […]

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“Canaries in the mine…” the impact of Affordable Care Act implementation on people with disabilities: Evidence from interviews with disability advocates

Stephan Lindner, Ph.D. , Ruth Rowland, M.A., Margaret Spurlock, M.P.H.1,, Stan Dorn, J.D., Melinda Davis, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1,  January 2018, Pages 86-92 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.04.003 Background The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has many provisions that could improve health care for people with disabilities, including Medicaid expansion and the ability to purchase […]

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Disability identity development model: Voices from the ADA-generation

Anjali J. Forber-Pratt, Ph.D., Marianne P. Zape, B.A. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 2, p350–355 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.12.013   Background For persons with disabilities, 2015 was a historic year, marking the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and the 40th anniversary of the passing of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It is important to […]

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