Lack of insurance coverage and urgent care use for asthma: A retrospective cohort study
- Considerations and Challenges for Planning a Public Health Approach to Asthma. Davis, Adam; Herman, Elizabeth // Journal of Urban Health;Feb2011, Vol. 88, p16
ddressing asthma from a public health perspective is a relatively new concept for which the literature provides little guidance. A public health approach seeks to decrease the burden of asthma and improve health outcomes at the population level, such as communities, cities, or states, by...
- Disability and the Future of Medicare. Cutler, David M. // New England Journal of Medicine;9/11/2003, Vol. 349 Issue 11, p1084
Editorial. Examines the need for the restructuring of the Medicare program in response to the longer life span and greater health of the aging population of the United States. Findings of J. Lubitz and colleagues; Central role of expenditures at the end of life; Support for argument that people...
- Evaluation of a Medicaid Asthma Disease Management Program. Linden, Ariel; Berg, Gregory D.; Wadhwa, Sandeep // Disease Management;Oct2007, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p266
This study evaluates 1-year outcomes of an asthma disease management program implemented in an Oregon Medicaid population. A non-randomized pre-post study, a matched case-control study, and a â€œprogrammatic effectsâ€ analysis were conducted. Compared to matched controls, the treatment...
- THE EFFECT OF CHRONIC ILLNESS ON PARTICIPATION IN THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE AND MEDICAID PROGRAMS. MEYERHOEFER, CHAD D.; PYLYPCHUK, YURIY // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Oct2014, Vol. 96 Issue 5, p1383
We examine enrollment in the U.S. Medicaid and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs (SNAP) and find that while SNAP-eligible adults in poor physical health and with multiple chronic conditions are more likely to jointly enroll in SNAP and Medicaid, they are less likely to enroll in SNAP...
- Variation in the delivery of health care: The stakes are high. Wennberg, David E. // Annals of Internal Medicine;05/15/98, Vol. 128 Issue 10, p866
Editorial. Dicusses the delivery of health care in the United States. Details on the usage of pharmaceuticals in chronic conditions; Indepth look at the changes in health care; Impact of variations in physicians practice styles on the cost of insuring enrollees.
- Errata. // Health Affairs;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p606
Corrections to articles in the January/February 2009 issue including "Rising Out-of-Pocket Spending for Chronic Conditions: A Ten-Year Trend," by Kathryn Anne Paez and colleagues, "Special Needs Plans and the Coordination of Benefits and Services for Dual Eligibles," by David G. Grabowsk and...
- No Toyotas In Health Care: Why Medical Care Has Not Evolved To Meet Patients' Needs. Coye, Molly Joel // Health Affairs;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p44
Focuses on the impact of incentives and structure of health care in the United States. Quality of care for chronic disease; Inability of providers to improve patterns of practice; Result of quality improvements.
- Teamwork empowers patients through self-care, education and counseling. Edlin, Mari // Managed Healthcare Executive;Feb2002, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p28
Focuses on the asthma disease management programs among insurers in the U.S. Emphasis on team approach to managing asthma; Role of healthcare organization in identifying the needs of asthma patients; Prevalence of the disorder in children.
- State secrets. Lovern, Ed // Modern Healthcare;5/27/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 21, p14
Focuses on the controversies surrounding the state Medicaid waiver applications in the U.S. Proposal of various states to make changes in Medicaid programs; Percentage increase of program expenditures; Accounts on the changes made in the Medicaid program.