3328.0 Implications of changing health care policies on persons with disabilities

Monday, October 29, 2012: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
There are federal and state initiatives that intend to reform health insurance systems in order to provide better services to their constituents and reduce costs. These initiatives could have important implications on promoting the health of persons with disabilities. In this session, presenters critically analyze these initiatives and report empirical findings on their impact on persons with disabilities.
Session Objectives: Explain at least one problem of public health insurance programs for persons with disabilities.

Welcoming Remarks
Heath Care Access among Adults with Disabilities on Medicaid
Tamar Heller, PhD, Dale Mitchell, PhD, Randall Owen, PhD, Alfiya Battalova and Teresa Garate, MEd

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Organized by: Disability
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, Mental Health, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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