Session 152:
Health Care Policy and Access

Saturday, April 3
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Beacon A
3rd Floor

Chair: Maureen A. Smith, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Discussant: Jean M. Mitchell, Georgetown University

  1. The Effect of User Fees on the Use of Prescription Drugs: Variation in Magnitude and Distribution of Effects by Neighborhood Income and Level of Drug UseGeorge Kephart, Dalhousie University; Chris Skedgel, Dalhousie University; Ingrid Sketris, Dalhousie University; John Hoar, Nova Scotia Department of Health; Paul Grootendorst, University of Toronto

  2. Neighborhood Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Access to HealthcareJames B. Kirby, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS); Toshiko Kaneda, Population Council

  3. Welfare Reform and Health Insurance of ImmigrantsNeeraj Kaushal, Columbia University; Robert Kaestner, University of Illinois at Chicago

  4. Measuring Health Care Needs and Coverage on a Probabilistic Scale in Population SurveysAjay Tandon, Harvard University; Christopher J.L. Murray, World Health Organization (WHO); Bakuti Shenghelia, World Health Organization (WHO)

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