Use of Emergency Departments among Working Age Adults with Disabilities: A…

Objective To examine the relationship between emergency department (ED) use and access to medical care and prescription medications among working age Americans with disabilities. Data Source Pooled data from the 2006–2008 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), a U.S. health survey representative of community-dwelling civilians. Study Design We compared the health and service utilization of two groups of people with disabilities to a contrast group without disability. We modeled ED visits on the basis of disability status, measures of health and health conditions, access to care, and sociodemographics

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Use of Emergency Departments among Working Age Adults with Disabilities: A…

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