3155.0 Barriers and Challenges to Health Care Access

Monday, October 29, 2012: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Objectives: -Identify predictive factors that impact the use of supplemental health care services in vulnerable populations. -Describe the effects of perceived barriers to care on delayed or unmet medical needs. -Differentiate preference of safety net care provider(community health centers compared to emergency departments)by nativity status.
Sudha Xirasagar, MBBS, PhD
Sudha Xirasagar, MBBS, PhD

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Delayed and foregone care among low-income insured adults: Does the magnitude of perceived problems create barriers to accessing healthcare?
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Erin Carlson, DrPH, Nuha A. Lackan, PhD, Sejong Bae, PhD and José A. Pagán, PhD

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Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: Ethics SPIG

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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