Disability

Informal And Formal Home Care For Older Adults With Disabilities Increased, 2004–16

Rates of informal home care use among older adults with disabilities increased from 2004 to 2016, such that in 2016 almost three-quarters of these adults received informal home care. Informal care remains the most common source of home care, even though formal home care use grew at almost twice the rate, with a 6-percentage-point increase to 36.9 percent in 2016.

Van Houtven CH, Taggert E, Konetzka RT, Coe NB: Informal and Formal Home Care Both Increased Between 2004 and 2016, Potentially Reducing Unmet Needs of Older Adults (Data Watch). Health Affairs. August 2020.

Coverage Gaps and Cost-Shifting for Work-Related Injury and Illness: Who Bears the Financial Burden?

This article details the ways in which financial burden imposed by work-related injury/illness, and points out areas which are under-researched to focus policy efforts where improvement is most needed.

Sears, JM, AT Edmonds, NB Coe, “Coverage Gaps and Cost-Shifting for Work-Related Injury and Illness: Who Bears the Financial Burden?” Medical Care Research and Review. 2019. April. DOI: 10.1177/1077558719845726. PMID: 31018756 

Family Structure and Long-Term Care Insurance Purchase.

Van Houtven, C, NB Coe, RT Konetzka.  Family Structure and Long-Term Care Insurance Purchase.  Health Economics. 2015. 24(S1), 58-73.

Workers' compensation: Poor quality health care and the growing disability problem in the United States

Franklin, GM, TM Wickizer, NB Coe, D Fulton-Kehoe.  “Worker’s Compensation: Poor Quality Health Care and the Growing Disability Problem in the United States.” American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2015. 58:245-251.  PMID:25331746

How do People with Disabilities Cope While Waiting for Disability Insurance?

Coe, NB, S Lindner, K Wong, and AY Wu.  “How do People with Disabilities Cope While Waiting for Disability Insurance?”  IZA Journal of Labor Policy.  2014; 3(1). Doi: 10.1186/2193-9004-3-1.