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Understanding the Health-Care Needs and Experiences of People with Disabilities:  Findings from a 2003 Survey

Understanding the Health-Care Needs and Experiences of People with Disabilities: Findings from a 2003 Survey

People with disabilities are at risk in the health-care system because of their wide-ranging health-care needs, their relatively heavy use of prescription drugs, health-care and support services, and typically low incomes. A new survey of people with permanent mental and/or physical disabilities explores their health-care experiences and challenges in accessing and paying for care.

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