health care utilization

Health spending among working-age immigrants with disabilities compared to those born in the US

Wassim Tarraf, M.B.A., Ph.D.; Elham Mahmoudi, Ph.D.; Heather E. Dillaway, Ph.D.; Hector M. González, Ph.D.; Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 3 Published online: January 28, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.01.007 Background Immigrants have disparate access to health care. Disabilities can amplify their health care burdens. Objective/hypothesis Examine how US- and foreign-born working-age adults with disabilities differ in […]

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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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Understanding military families who have dependents with special health care and/or educational needs

Keith R. Aronson, Ph.D., Sandee J. Kyler, M.S., Jeremy D. Moeller, M.A., Daniel F. Perkins, Ph.D. Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness, Pennsylvania State University, USA Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 3 Published online: March 28, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.03.002 Background Little is known about military families who have a dependent with special health care and/or educational […]

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