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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Unemployment, disability and life expectancy in the United States: A life course study

James N. Laditka, D.A., Ph.D.a, Sarah B. Laditka, Ph.D. Department of Public Health Sciences, Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA Disability and Health Journal, January 2016 Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 46–53 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.08.003 Background Unemployment may be associated with health through factors including stress, depression, unhealthy […]

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The configuration of job placement for people with disabilities in the current economic contingencies in Italy: Social and clinical implications for health

Antonio Iudici, M.D., Cosimo Renzi, M.D. Disability and Health Journal, October 2015 Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 586–593 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.06.004 Background In current socioeconomic conditions, working occupies a key role in people’s lives, from both practical and existential perspectives. The absence of work can produce a considerable impact on the identity of individuals and entire communities. This emphasis on […]

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