Dually-eligible working-age adults with disabilities: issues and challenges as health reform is implemented

Hall JP.  Institute for Health and Disability Policy Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045-3101, USA. jhall@ku.edu.  Disabil Health J. 2013 Apr;6(2):72-4. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.01.004. Epub 2013 Feb 4.

This special section on working-age adults with disabilities dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid is based on two panel presentations at the June 2012 meeting of the AcademyHealth Disability Research Interest Group. The papers included here consider the issues of health care access and outcomes as well as employment for this group of approximately four million individuals, many with complex health care needs and high costs.