Session: Disabilities and Health Care
4326.0: Tuesday, November 18, 2003: 8:30 PM-10:00 PM
Disabilities and Health Care
This session addresses a range of issues related to access to health care by people living with disabilities, including access for children with special health needs, findings about physician-reported preparation for providing care, specific recommendations about health plan "disability literacy", health care utilization for people transitioning out of Medicaid, US comparisons with Germany, and an example program of services within managed care.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Thilo Kroll, PhD
8:30 PMWithdrawn -- Quality of managed health care for children with special health care needs: Strategies, challenges and responses in family centered, parent driven study process
George Kwaku Ntiri, PhD, Beverly Crider
8:45 PMWithdrawn -- Primary health care for people with physical disabilities: A survey of California physicians
Michelle Larson McNeal, PhD, LeeAnne Carrothers, PhD, PT, Brenda Premo, MBA
9:00 PMDefining "disability literacy" in health plans to meet HP2010 goals
Susan E. Palsbo, PhD, MS
9:15 PMCharacteristics and changes in healthcare utilization of disabled individuals who leave a means-tested Medicaid program and transition into the Massachusetts’s Medicaid buy-in
Lobat Hashemi, MS, Frederick H. Hooven, MMHS, Jianying Zhang, MPH, Jay Himmelstein, MD MPH
9:30 PMExperiences with healthcare services among people with multiple sclerosis in the United States and Germany
Thilo Kroll, PhD, Joerg Klewer, MD PhD, Phillip W. Beatty, MA, Joachim Kugler
9:45 PMResults from an Evaluation of the Minnesota Disability Health Options (MnDHO) Program: Survey and Focus Group Findings *
Phillip W. Beatty, MA, Thilo Kroll, PhD, Pei-Shu Ho, PhD
Organized by:Disability Forum
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA