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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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Expenditures and use of wraparound health insurance for employed people with disabilities

John Gettens, Ph.D., Denise Hoffman, Ph.D., Alexis D. Henry, Sc.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p248–255 Published online: December 13, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.12.001 Background The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides health insurance to many working-age adults with disabilities, but we do not expect the new coverage or existing insurance options to fully […]

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American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) Launches National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative to Support ACA Navigators

Press Release Rockville, MD  January 31, 2014 –The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) is pleased to announce the establishment of the National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative (NDNRC). The NDNRC is an initiative aimed at providing cross-disability information and support to Navigators and other enrollment specialists thereby ensuring people with disabilities receive accurate information when […]

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