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Health Care Costs for Americans with IDD: A National Analysis of Access and Spending 2002–2011 Based on the MEPS/NHISShow details
Presenter: Glenn Fujiura, PhD
Glenn Fujiura is a Professor of Human Development in the Department of Disability and Human Development, College of Applied Health Sciences. His research includes studies of the fiscal structure and demographics of the disability service system, on family policy, evaluation of long-term care services, poverty and disability, ethnic and racial issues in disability, and on the statistical surveillance of disability. Dr. Fujiura currently serves as the editor-in-chief of the journal, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
A summary of a nationally representative analysis of US data on the health care expenditures of Americans with IDD will be presented. Costs were derived from 10 years of linked data using the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) and the National Health Interviewer Survey (NHIS). Data implications are discussed in terms of changes in the health care insurance markets, movement to managed care, and health service priorities for Americans with IDD
Disability statistics, health care, costs, health utilization
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