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February 1, 2007 | Journal Article
This research examines Cash and Counseling's effects on the costs and uses of Medicaid's personal care services or home and community-based waiver services effects on other Medicaid costs and effects on total Medicaid costs.
April 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The prevalence of Medicaid nursing home use in the last year ranged from 23 percent for those aged 74 and younger to 60 percent for those aged 85 and older.
October 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents has reached epidemic proportions: 11.5 percent among children age 2-5 years, 17.7 percent among children age 6-11 years and 17.3 percent among children age 12-19 years. Moreover, research h ...
March 1, 2004 | Journal Article
This study examines the effect of community factors and individual factors on access to ambulatory care for low income adults in 54 metropolitan areas across the United States. Two indicators were used to measure access: (1) having a usual source of ...
April 1, 2004 | Journal Article
People who receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) have a high unemployment rate partly because they are afraid that, if they take a job, they will lose their benefits, especially their health insurance. One respons ...
September 1, 2002 | Journal Article
This study focuses on the effectiveness of home visiting by specially trained paraprofessionals and nurses as separate means of improving maternal and child health