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Reducing Under-Insurance for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Authors: Comeau, M., & other authors

Date: 2006

Project: Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Financial Hardship, Health Benefits

This Catalyst Center policy brief provides information about Medicaid Buy-In Programs including what they are, how they work, how they help both families raising Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)/disabilities and the states. Learn about existing Medicaid Buy-in programs in three states. 

Provider Perceptions of Their Capacity to Offer Accessible Health Care for People with Disabilities

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

Date: 2006

Project: NIDRR Access to Care

Keywords: Health Benefits, Selected Health Conditions

This article was published in the Journal of Disability Policy Studies in 2006. The purpose of this article is to provide preliminary data about the results of a comprehensive survey of providers regarding their perceptions of access to health care for people with a broad range of disabilities.

Methodology for Estimating the Impact of State Implementation of the Family Opportunity Act

Authors: Comeau, M., & other authors

Date: 2006

Project: Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Medicaid Buy-In Programs, Medicaid/CHIP

The Family Opportunity Act (FOA) is a state option for creating a Medicaid Buy-in program for families raising children with disabilities whose income is too high for Medicaid but less than 300% of the federal poverty level (FPL). This policy brief provides a methodology for estimating the impact of FOA implementation. 

Cross-Disability Experiences of Barriers to Health Care Access: Consumer Perspectives

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

Date: 2006

Project: NIDRR Access to Care

Keywords: Health Benefits, Selected Health Conditions

This article was published in the Journal of Disability Policy Studies in 2006. The article presents the results of a series of focus groups with people with disabilities, in which a cross-disability, lifespan perspective of disability was used.