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Variations in Provider Capacity to Offer Accessible Health Care for People with Disabilities

Authors: Bachman, S.S., Vedrani, M., Drainoni, M. L., Tobias, C., Andrew, J.

Date: 2007

Project: NIDRR Access to Care

Keywords: Health Benefits, Selected Health Conditions

This article was published in the Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation in 2007. In this article, results from a comprehensive survey of providers about access to health care for people with a broad range of disabilities are reported.

The Impact of Acculturation on Latinos’ Perceived Barriers to HIV Primary Care

Authors: Rajabiun, S., Rumptz, M., Felizzola, J., Frye, A., Relf, M., Yu, G., Cunningham, W.E.

Date: 2008

Project: CORE

Keywords: Health Equity, HIV/AIDS

This article was published in Ethnicity & Disease in 2008. This article examines factors that may be associated with engaging HIV-infected persons in primary care.

Sexual Risk Behavior and Behavior Change Among Persons Newly Diagnosed with HIV: The Impact of Targeted Outreach Interventions Among Hard to Reach Populations

Authors: Coleman, S., Rajabiun, S., Cabral, H., Bradford J., Tobias, C.

Date: 2009

Project: CORE

Keywords: Health Benefits, HIV/AIDS

This article appeared in AIDS Patient Care and STDs in 2009. It examines the secondary effect of a national, targeted, outreach initiative in reducing sexual risk behavior among newly diagnosed persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).

A Call to Action for Social Work: Minimizing Financial Hardship for Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs

Authors: Bachman, S.S., Comeau, M.

Date: 2010

Project: The Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Financial Hardship

Families face significant challenges in caring for their CSHCN. For many families, one of these challenges is the economic impact of inadequate health care coverage. Families must make hard choices about how to spend limited salaries and then make substantial sacrifices in other domains to ensure adequate care for their children. But for other families, the resources to pay for care are simply not there. Children and youths who are uninsured or whose insurance does not pay for critical components of care may experience adverse outcomes in relation to health, development, and capacity to function because their families just cannot afford to pay for vitally needed care.