5039.0 Health Status and Health Service Access for Persons with Disabilities

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 8:30 AM
Barriers to accessing health services may directly impact the health of persons with disabilities. Presenters of this session will draw our attention to some of these barriers and discuss approaches to reducing them.
Session Objectives: Describe at least one barrier that may hamper access to health service for persons with disabilities.

8:30 AM
Working-Age Persons with Disabilities Share in the Gains of Massachusetts Health Reform
John Gettens, PhD, Monika Mitra, PhD, Alexis Henry, ScD, OTR/L and Jay Himmelstein, MD, MPH
8:48 AM
Analyzing access barriers: Issues reported on CAHPS by patients with disabilities in a large urban Medicaid health plan, 2008-2010
S. Rae Starr, MPhil, MOrgBehav, Earl Leonard, MS, Lisa Kodmur, MPH, Lynnette Hutcherson, RN and Rus Billimoria, MBBS, MPH, CPHQ
9:06 AM
Critical elements of health care coordination for people with physical disabilities
Lynda Anderson, MPH, Brian Abery, PhD and Sheryl Larson, PhD
9:24 AM
Disparities in utilization of clinical preventive services among people with disabilities: A systematic scoping review
Jana J. Peterson, MPH, PhD, Emily Walsh, MPH, CPH, Charles Drum, MPA, JD, PhD and Willi Horner-Johnson, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Disability
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health

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