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Access to Health Services - Healthy People 2020

6 hours ago Health insurance status, medical debt, and their impact on access to care in Arizona. Am J Public Health. 2011;101(8):1437–43. 6 Hadley J. Sicker and poorer—the consequences of being uninsured: a review of the research on the relationship between health insurance, medical care use, health, work, and income. Med Care Res Rev. 2003;60(2 Suppl

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How Health Care Providers Can Use Community Spaces to

3 hours ago Bringing care to people with few options is important, as it might become too burdensome for them to access health care during a crisis. Using mobile health units Cash-strapped individuals and families often make difficult choices, with food and shelter taking precedence over health care.

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Access to vital health services fell during COVID

6 hours ago Americans’ use of common outpatient health services dipped sharply at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, then rebounded to near-normal levels by the end of 2020, only to decline again during the second surge in January–February 2021, according to a new UCLA-led study. But the 2020 recovery in care wasn’t equal for all, researchers found.

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Health Care Access and Physical and Behavioral Health

1 hours ago Background: This paper provides statewide estimates on health care access and utilization patterns and physical and behavioral health by citizenship and documentation status among Latinos in California. Methods: This study used data from the 2011-2015 California Health Interview Survey to examine health care access and utilization and physical and behavioral …

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Health Access

6 hours ago Health Access - California's Health Consumer Advocacy Coalition. California LGBTQ Network. The LGBTQ HHS Network is a statewide coalition of more than 50 non-profit providers, community centers, and researchers that advocates collectively for state level policies and resources that will advance LGBTQ health.

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What does 'access to health care' mean?

1 hours ago Facilitating access is concerned with helping people to command appropriate health care resources in order to preserve or improve their health. Access is a complex concept and at least four aspects require evaluation. If services are available and there is an adequate supply of services, then the op …

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Access to Health Services - Healthy People 2030 - health.gov

3 hours ago The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (formerly known as the Institute of Medicine) define access to health care as the “timely use of personal health services to achieve the best possible health outcomes.” 1 Many people face barriers that prevent or limit access to needed health care services, which may increase the risk of poor health outcomes …

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Working to Increase Access to Health Care through

3 hours ago Expanding access to preventive health care in underserved communities is best achieved through community health centers. Nearly 1,400 community health centers (CHCs) operate over 10,000 locations across the US, from rural to urban communities, providing care (including mental health care) to more than 25 million low-income Americans.

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Access to Care - AcademyHealth

3 hours ago Access to Care. Access to care is a complex topic that includes the study of whether sufficient health care resources exist to meet people’s needs, as well as whether people experience physical, financial or other barriers to those services. Evidence in this area can span from whether a rural community has enough specialists, like

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10 Ways Hospitals Can Improve Healthcare Access

8 hours ago 10. Set up a healthcare access task force with your hospital and other community stakeholders. Too often, the many groups providing healthcare access through transportation act as lone wolves. Do your community a favor, discover how to work together.

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CDC - Data - Community Health Assessment - STLT Gateway

3 hours ago Community health assessments typically use both primary and secondary data to characterize the health of the community: Primary data are collected first-hand through surveys, listening sessions, interviews, and observations; Secondary data are collected by another entity or for another purpose; Indicators are secondary data that have been analyzed and can be used to …

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Access to Health Care - Community Service Society of New York

6 hours ago Access to Health Care Across the city and around the state, we are working to ensure that every New Yorker has access to affordable, quality health coverage. We partner with New York State to help consumers enroll in new health insurance options through the NY State of …

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Improving Access to Care in Rural and Underserved

Just Now Patients can also access specialty care—such as for mental health, substance use disorders and oral health care—from providers who may be physically located hours from their homes. Telehealth has the potential to reduce costs and other burdens (e.g., transportation, lost work) for patients as well as the health care system.

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The Role of Medicaid Plans in Assuring LGBTQI+ Access to Care

1 hours ago January 20, 2022 - Medicaid plans have a key role to play in improving access to care and health equity for the LGBTQI+ community, according to a report from the Association for Community

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What Is Community Health and Why Is It Important

Just Now Community health is a medical specialty that focuses on the physical and mental well-being of the people in a specific geographic region. This important subsection of public health includes initiatives to help community members maintain and improve their health, prevent the spread of infectious diseases and prepare for natural disasters.

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Home - Access To Healthcare Network

5 hours ago A Trusted Nevada Healthcare Non-Profit. Here at AHN we are passionate about creating healthier communities. Through innovative services and programs, it is our goal to help individuals and organizations manage their healthcare and health related needs effectively, efficiently and affordably. Access to Healthcare Network is a registered 501 (c)3

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Increasing Access to Health Care Through Telehealth

3 hours ago The Health Resources and Services Administration defines telehealth as “the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration.”. Telehealth is a tool—a means—that capitalizes on technology to provide …

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Inquiry into ‘Alternative’ Ways to Access Health Care in

2 hours ago An inquiry into the different ways patients access healthcare services in Scotland has been launched by the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee.. Traditionally, when a person seeks healthcare their first point of contact is usually with a general practitioner (a GP or family doctor) but the inquiry is focused on other routes to accessing healthcare that exist in …

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Access to Care

5 hours ago Access to Care has been proudly “Filling the Gap” for uninsured and underinsured individuals since 1988. We are dedicated to the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Please connect with us to learn more about the Access to Care program and how we might be able to help you or someone you know.

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Top Challenges Impacting Patient Access to Healthcare

1 hours ago By Sara Heath. July 03, 2018 - Patient access to healthcare sets the baseline for all patient encounters with the healthcare industry. When a patient cannot access her clinician, it is impossible to receive medical care, build relationships with her providers, and achieve overall patient wellness. Despite this importance, patient care access is

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Issue Brief - Utilizing Community Health Workers to

1 hours ago Evidence shows that community health workers improve access to care and health outcomes for vulnerable groups. According to the 2015 CDC policy brief Addressing Chronic Disease through Community Health Workers, CHWs are culturally-competent liaisons between health care providers and members of diverse communities.

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News Releases - Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

Just Now VA amplifies access to home, community-based services for eligible Veterans. WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Geriatrics and Extended Care is expanding its Home-Based Primary Care, Medical Foster Home and Veteran-Directed Care programs to make them available at all VA medical centers by the end of fiscal year 2026.

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5 ways to improve access to health care - American Medical

9 hours ago Improving access to health care means taking a broad approach that includes these five steps. Ensure adequate funding of the Children’s Health Insurance Program and retain Medicaid expansion and implement expansion in more states. As of Sept. 1, 2016, there were more than 76.1 million beneficiaries enrolled in Medicaid, according to a Kaiser

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Using Community Health Workers to Improve Linkage and

5 hours ago Download Presentation Slideset. Webinar 3: Improving Linkage and Retention in HIV Care: Insights from Community Health Workers. Review of the role of Community Health Workers (CHW) and how they serve as an integral part of the HIV health care system in bridging health providers and communities and helping to increase access and improve the quality of HIV …

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ACCESS Community Health Network - ACCESS Community Health

1 hours ago ACCESS provides community-based health care based on a model that connects patients to health care resources of nearly 40 federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs).Find a location near you.

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Access to Primary Care Services Among the Homeless

1 hours ago The Literature Using the Equity of Access to Medical Care Framework Brandi M. White1 and Susan D. Newman1 Abstract Objective: To identify barriers and facilitators to primary care access among the homeless using the Equity of Access to Medical Care Framework and to provide recommendations for medical and public health practitioners to improve

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Exploring Access to Mental Health and Primary Care

7 hours ago However, like mental health services, GP practices also moved to much greater use of phone and video consultations. We examined whether there was any association between deterioration in physical health and access to GP care and support. Table 7 below shows that there was no significant association (χ (1) 2 = 0.14, p = 0.706).

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Section 6. Using Outreach to Increase Access

2 hours ago Community Partners, Inc., provides other resources on health care access in addition to the publication Outreach Works. Global Health Action is an international effort to train health and community leaders to stimulate the creation of sustainable, community-based health and …

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Rural Access to Health Care Services Request for

2 hours ago Multiple national and state health-related surveys measure access across different domains, including usual source of care, use of preventive and wellness care, insurance coverage, delays in and foregone care, financial barriers to care, transportation-related barriers to care, and use of technology to interact with health care providers.

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Access to Health Care

5 hours ago Access to Health Care Position The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) considers access to comprehensive, quality health care servicesabasichumanright.Therefore,AWHONN strongly supports policy initiatives that guarantee access tosuch health careservices for allpeople. Background

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Access to Health Services - Healthy People 2020

2 hours ago Access to health services affects a person’s health and well-being. Regular and reliable access to health services can: Prevent disease and disability. Detect and treat illnesses or other health conditions. Increase quality of life. Reduce the likelihood of premature (early) death. Increase life expectancy. Primary care providers (PCPs) play

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Latinos often lack access to healthcare and have poor

3 hours ago The Affordable Care Act has narrowed racial gaps in access to healthcare, but Latinos are still nearly 3 times more likely to be uninsured than non-Hispanic whites. One in four Latinos have no

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Access to Care - Medicaid

6 hours ago Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide critical health coverage for millions of people. Through these programs, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) supports access to care in many ways. Most importantly, people gain access to health care services that may not be affordable without Medicaid or CHIP.

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4 ways to improve access to healthcare - athenahealth

4 hours ago Healthcare access is generally defined as the ease with which someone can obtain needed medical care. There are a variety of factors that can limit healthcare access, though it’s accurate to say that most are connected to …

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Access to Care - Health Services Research & Development

9 hours ago Access to Care. Access to healthcare includes a variety of concerns, including how close Veterans live to VA healthcare facilities, and whether or not they are older, disabled, and/or chronically ill and so may experience difficulty traveling. HSR&D researchers study several important aspects of access, including how living in rural settings or

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AccessCare

6 hours ago AccessCare provides essential telehealth solutions to support community health needs, improve population health management, and reduce costs; all with a focus on improving the quality of care without compromising the personal connection between provider and patient. The use of technology and telehealth is critical to the future of healthcare.

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Addressing Health Care Needs in the Homeless Population: A

1 hours ago Comprehensive health care for the homeless was a major health issue in the community, but numerous obstacles to care existed including lack of insurance, lack of money for copayments, lack of access to medications, and challenges with transportation. Shelter managers reported that 100% of individuals in the local homeless population had ongoing

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Beth Israel Lahey Health and Cape Cod Healthcare Announce

2 hours ago 2 days ago · Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of health care services across Cape Cod with more than 450 physicians, 5,300 employees, two acute care hospitals and an ambulatory network delivering

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Georgia House mental health omnibus bill focuses on equal

9 hours ago Lawmakers in Georgia are expected to introduce an omnibus mental health bill Jan. 26, 2022, that focuses on access to care for behavioral health treatment. Credit: Stock photo A mental health omnibus bill is expected Wednesday at the state Capitol, sponsored by Republican Rep. Todd Jones and Democrat Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver.

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Connecticut GOP lawmakers announce mental health proposals

7 hours ago 23 hours ago · The GOP caucus in the state Senate is proposing using federal COVID relief money to increase access to mental health care by paying private providers more, said Kevin Kelly, the Senate Republican

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FACT SHEET: Improving Access and Care for Youth Mental

2 hours ago Investing in Community-based Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Care $10 million for the Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program, which will continue to support the development or

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Ensuring Access to Quality Health Care in Vulnerable

1 hours ago To advance the health of all patients and all communities, the AHA developed our Path Forward, with a commitment in five areas: access, value, partners, well-being, and coordination. 1 The health care field must work to ensure that all individuals have access to affordable and equitable health, behavioral, and social services; provide increased

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(PDF) Improving access to mental health care in an

913-017-25092 hours ago McEvoy et al. BMC Health Services Research (2017) 17:557 DOI 10.1186/s12913-017-2509-4 RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Improving access to mental health care in an Orthodox Jewish community: a critical reflection upon the accommodation of otherness Phil McEvoy1*, Tracey Williamson2, Raphael Kada1, Debra Frazer1, Chardworth Dhliwayo1 and Linda Gask1 …

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Frequently Asked Questions

What do residents need to know about access to healthcare?

Ideally, residents should be able to conveniently and confidently access services such as primary care, dental care, behavioral health, emergency care, and public health services. According to Healthy People 2020, access to healthcare is important for: Overall physical, social, and mental health status

Why is it important to have access to healthcare?

When they do access health services, they are often burdened with large medical bills and out-of-pocket expenses. Increasing access to both routine medical care and medical insurance are vital steps in improving the health of all Americans. Access to health services affects a person’s health and well-being.

What does'access to health care'mean?

What does 'access to health care' mean? Facilitating access is concerned with helping people to command appropriate health care resources in order to preserve or improve their health. Access is a complex concept and at least four aspects require evaluation.

Why is healthcare access important in rural areas?

Healthcare Access in Rural Communities. Access to healthcare services is critical to good health, yet rural residents face a variety of access barriers. A 1993 National Academies report, Access to Healthcare in America, defined access as the timely use of personal health services to achieve the best possible health outcomes.

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