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Payer of Last Resort: Medical Debt and Financial Hardship Among Families Raising Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Authors: Comeau, M., & other authors

Date: 2007

Project: Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Financial Hardship

Financial hardship is common among families raising CYSHCN. This Catalyst Center policy brief describes the three distinct but interconnected pathways. 

Medicaid as a Second Language: A Slightly Irreverent Guide to Common Medicaid Terms, Acronyms and Abbreviations

Authors: Comeau, M., & other authors

Date: 2007

Project: Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Financial Hardship

This guide is designed for policymakers, advocates, legislators, consumers, family members, and providers – in short, for anyone interested in financing care for children and youth with special health care needs at the state level, and in particular through the Medicaid program.

“Getting Me Back on Track”: the Role of Outreach Interventions in Engaging and Retaining People Living with HIV/AIDS in Medical Care

Authors: Rajabiun, S., Mallinson, R.K., McCoy, K., Coleman, S.M., Drainoni, M,L., Rebholz, C., Holbert, T.

Date: 2007

Project: CORE

Keywords: Health Benefits

This article appeared in AIDS Patient Care and STDs Sept. 1, 2007. It describes a qualitative study that investigated the process of engagement in HIV medical care from the perspective of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).

Frequently Asked Questions about the Family Opportunity Act’s Medicaid Buy-In Option

Authors: Comeau, M., & other authors

Date: 2007

Project: Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Financial Hardship, Medicaid/CHIP

This Catalyst Center policy brief provides answers to frequently asked questions about the Family Opportunity Act (FOA) Medicaid Buy-in option, including what the advantages are for families raising children with disabilities and states, how it affects existing pathways to Medicaid, and any costs for families.  

Factors Associated with Engaging Socially Marginalized HIV Positive Persons in Primary Care

Authors: Rumptz, M.H., Tobias, C., Rajabiun, S., Bradford, J.B., Cabral, H.J., Young, R., Cunningham, W.E.

Date: 2007

Project: CORE

Keywords: Health Benefits, HIV/AIDS

This article was published in AIDS Patient Care and STDs in 2007.  This paper examines factors associated with engaging socially marginalized HIV-positive persons in primary care using interview and chart review data from 984 clients presenting for services at 10 agencies participating in a multisite demonstration project.