Comparing health benefits offer rates for individuals with disabilities to workers in the general population: The impact of race and gender

Daniel C. Lustig, David Strauser

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Abstract

Access to health insurance is an important employment issue for both workers in the general population and workers with disabilities. The current study considers the impact of race and gender on health insurance access rates for vocational rehabilitation consumers served during the 2005-2006 fiscal year. The results indicated no significant differences between male and female consumers or between White and African American consumers with respect to access to health insurance. Implications for rehabilitation professionals are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-51
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Rehabilitation
Volume76
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Apr 1

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Insurance Benefits
Health Insurance
Population
Vocational Rehabilitation
African Americans
Rehabilitation

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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