Medicaid

Does race influence age of diagnosis for children with developmental delay?

Joshua R. Mann, M.D., M.P.H., Sarah Crawford, M.S., Lesly Wilson, Ph.D., O.T.R./L., Suzanne McDermott, Ph.D.† This project was funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Health and Disability Cooperative Agreement U59/CCU421834. Disability and Health Journal  July 2008 Volume 1, Issue 3, Pages 157–162 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2008.04.002 Abstract Background Early identification of developmental delay is important for ensuring […]

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Quality of diabetes care for adults with physical disabilities in Kansas

Amanda Reichard, Ph.D., Hayley Stolzle, M.P.H., Ana Carolina Sella, Ph.D., Theresa I. Shireman, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 34–40, January 2012 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2011.09.003   Abstract Background Similar to health disparities found among racial and ethnic minority groups, individuals with physical disabilities experience a greater risk for diabetes than those without disabilities. […]

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“He only takes those type of patients on certain days”: Specialty care access for children with special health care needs

Rebecca Feinstein Winitzer, M.S., M.S.W., Joanna Bisgaier, M.S.W., Ph.D., Colleen Grogan, Ph.D., Karin Rhodes, M.D., M.S. Disability and Health Journal Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 26–33, January 2012DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2011.10.002   Abstract Background Expansions to public and private coverage opportunities under the Affordable Care Act and the Children’s Health Insurance Program are meant to provide greater access […]

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Dually-eligible working-age adults with disabilities: issues and challenges as health reform is implemented

Hall JP.  Institute for Health and Disability Policy Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045-3101, USA. jhall@ku.edu.  Disabil Health J. 2013 Apr;6(2):72-4. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.01.004. Epub 2013 Feb 4. This special section on working-age adults with disabilities dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid is based on two panel presentations at the June 2012 meeting of the […]

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Medicaid managed care, substance abuse treatment, and people with disabilities: review of the literature.

Most states enroll individuals with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in Medicaid managed care plans. The impact of managed care on these individuals, especially those with substance abuse disorders, is not well understood. A review of the literature related to substance abuse, disability, and Medicaid managed care suggests that substance abuse is a […]

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State policy and practice regarding substance abuse treatment services for medicaid recipients with disabilities.

This article presents the results of an exploratory study conducted to identify best practice Medicaid managed care models for people with disabilities who need substance abuse treatment services. These results suggest that there is wide variation in the managed care strategies that states use to provide substance abuse treatment services to the SSI disabled population, […]

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