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The Medicaid Program

Thomas Buchmueller, John C. Ham, and Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

in Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume I

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226370477
eISBN:
9780226370507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226370507.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In both its costs and the number of its enrollees, Medicaid is the largest means-tested transfer program in the United States. It is also a fundamental part of the health care system, providing ... More


Health and Young African American Men: An Inside View

Joseph E. Ravenell

in Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314366
eISBN:
9780199865567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

Young and middle-aged African American men (15-45 years old) are disproportionately affected by accidental injury, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and cardiovascular disease. These conditions are ... More


Medicaid

Jonathan Gruber

in Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226533568
eISBN:
9780226533575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533575.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews the structure of the Medicaid program and its economic impact. Section 1.1 begins by reviewing the program's history, and discussing the evolution and current structure of ... More


Sources of Data on Disease Occurrence

Thomas D. Koepsell and Noel S. Weiss

in Epidemiologic Methods: Studying the Occurrence of Illness

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150780
eISBN:
9780199865161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150780.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiologists are often data scavengers. Using pre-existing data can allow a study to be done more cheaply, more quickly, and often on a larger scale than if new data collection were required. This ... More


Characterizing the Experiences of High-Cost Users in Medicare

Thomas Macurdy and Jeff Geppert (eds)

in Analyses in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902869
eISBN:
9780226903217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903217.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter explores patterns of expenses for high-cost users of Medicare. It aims to develop a transparent approach for identifying these beneficiaries and determining the concentration of their ... More


Family Systems Issues in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease

Lamia P. Barakat and Rhonda C. Boyd

in Comprehensive Handbook of Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169850
eISBN:
9780197562192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169850.003.0035
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Clinical Oncology

Because sickle cell disease (SCD) largely affects individuals of African descent, throughout this chapter the importance of a culturally sensitive and competent family systems approach to ... More


Descriptive Statistics for ADHD Individuals

David Daley, Rasmus Højbjerg Jacobsen, Anne‐Mette Lange, Anders Sørensen, and Jeanette Walldorf

in Costing Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Impact on the Individual and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745556
eISBN:
9780191807619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745556.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter presents descriptive statistics about two patient groups. The areas shown are: family background, labour-market attainment, criminal history, traffic accidents, childhood outcomes, family ... More


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