Health care reform and people with disabilities.

  title={Health care reform and people with disabilities.},
  author={Andrew I. Batavia},
  journal={Health affairs},
  volume={12 1},
As a group, people with disabilities or chronic conditions experience higher-than-average health care costs and have difficulty gaining access to affordable private health insurance coverage. While the Americans with Disabilities Act will enhance access by prohibiting differential treatment without sound actuarial justification, it will not guarantee equal access for people in impairment groups with high utilization rates. Health care reform is needed to subsidize the coverage of such… CONTINUE READING