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Supporting Mothers With Mental Illness: Postpartum Mental Health Service Linkage As A Matter Of Public Health And Child Welfare Policy, Jesse Krohn, Msed, Jd, Meredith Matone, Drph, Mhs Jul 2017

Supporting Mothers With Mental Illness: Postpartum Mental Health Service Linkage As A Matter Of Public Health And Child Welfare Policy, Jesse Krohn, Msed, Jd, Meredith Matone, Drph, Mhs

Journal of Law and Health

Through our work in youth advocacy as, respectively, legal and public health professionals, we are all too aware of the high levels of health care fragmentation experienced during pregnancy and postpartum by poor, young mothers of color. Meredith Matone’s research highlights the heightened risk of fragmentation for girls with histories of child welfare involvement. For example, she found that 66.7% of young mothers who had resided in out-of-home placements and who had taken antipsychotic medication prior to becoming pregnant failed to fill prescriptions for antipsychotics in their first postpartum year. Put another way, two-thirds of these vulnerable young ...


Entitlements: Not Just A Health Care Problem, Andrew G. Biggs Apr 2009

Entitlements: Not Just A Health Care Problem, Andrew G. Biggs

The University of New Hampshire Law Review

[Excerpt] “A new consensus on entitlement reform has developed in Washington: rising per-capita health care spending is the only real crisis besetting the government‘s entitlement programs, while America‘s aging population and Social Security play minor roles at best. Some cite this view to shift the policy emphasis from entitlement cost control to the restructuring of the U.S. health sector, including private health care. But this new consensus is flawed. Using standard accounting practices and including all major government entitlement programs, population aging will play an equal role with health care cost growth over the next seventy-five years ...


Medicaid: Issues And Challenges For Health Coverage Of The Low-Income Population, Diane Rowland Jan 2004

Medicaid: Issues And Challenges For Health Coverage Of The Low-Income Population, Diane Rowland

Journal of Health Care Law and Policy

No abstract provided.


Medicaid Recipients Denied Coverage For Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapy, Kelly N. Reeves Jan 1998

Medicaid Recipients Denied Coverage For Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapy, Kelly N. Reeves

Journal of Health Care Law and Policy

No abstract provided.


Tobacco Litigation's Third-Wave: Has Justice Gone Up In Smoke?, David A. Hyman Jan 1998

Tobacco Litigation's Third-Wave: Has Justice Gone Up In Smoke?, David A. Hyman

Journal of Health Care Law and Policy

No abstract provided.