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APPAM Fall 2022 Conference: SNAP Administrative Burdens Presentation

2022-11-28T09:45:26-05:00

By Stephanie Walsh In the context of governmental services, administrative burdens refer to the costs and barriers experienced by individuals. When burdens are high, the costs associated with benefit of public goods or services hinder accessibility. Past research has identified administrative burdens throughout the public sector – in public benefits, the justice system, healthcare, and [...]

APPAM Fall 2022 Conference: SNAP Administrative Burdens Presentation2022-11-28T09:45:26-05:00

Heat or Eat? The Low-Income Home Energy Distribution Program (LIHEAP) and Its Implications for New Jersey

2022-11-30T14:45:30-05:00

By Josephine O'Grady. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance program (LIHEAP) is a federal block grant program that assists low-income families with the cost of paying their utility bills in areas including extreme heat and cold, household revisions to improve energy efficiency [...]

Heat or Eat? The Low-Income Home Energy Distribution Program (LIHEAP) and Its Implications for New Jersey2022-11-30T14:45:30-05:00

Behavioral Health Reimbursement and Unmet Mental Health Needs in NJ

2022-10-21T16:49:46-04:00

­By Nduka Vernon According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 29% of non-elderly adults (adults below the age of 65) covered by Medicaid have a mental illness.[1] In addition, of all non-elderly adults with mental illness, Medicaid covers 23% of this population. While the burden of mental health disease appears to be significant among the low-income [...]

Behavioral Health Reimbursement and Unmet Mental Health Needs in NJ2022-10-21T16:49:46-04:00

Intelligent Help for the Opioid Crisis Lifecycle: The Need for an Artificial Intelligence & Informatics-Based Strategy to Address the Opioid Crisis

2022-10-21T16:48:55-04:00

By Shiya John, Sri Krishna Kaashyap Madabhushi, Nishitha Chidipothu, Jim Samuel. The opioid crisis is affecting all levels of American society regardless of class, ethnicity, gender, or career [...]

Intelligent Help for the Opioid Crisis Lifecycle: The Need for an Artificial Intelligence & Informatics-Based Strategy to Address the Opioid Crisis2022-10-21T16:48:55-04:00

High Quality Health Care: How New Jersey Residents Report Their Ability to Access It

2022-10-21T16:48:09-04:00

by Amanda Hinton Health care is a hot-button topic for people across the country and New Jersey is no exception. The importance of access to health care cannot be understated and many New Jersey residents feel the effects of being unable to receive high-quality health care services. The New Jersey State Policy Lab teamed up [...]

High Quality Health Care: How New Jersey Residents Report Their Ability to Access It2022-10-21T16:48:09-04:00

A Second Pandemic: Is telehealth a solution to the mental health crisis in the post-pandemic era?

2022-10-21T16:46:19-04:00

by Heather Butler and Aakanksha Deoli The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic engendered a precarious environment that significantly exacerbated existing mental health disorders and triggered new ones. According to Mental Health America, roughly one in five American adults suffered from a mental health condition in 2019. In the same year, the American Academy of Family [...]

A Second Pandemic: Is telehealth a solution to the mental health crisis in the post-pandemic era?2022-10-21T16:46:19-04:00

Access Issues Still Persist in Medicaid: How Race, Location, and Physician Capacity all Play a Role

2022-10-21T16:44:20-04:00

by Amanda Hinton Medicaid enrollees of color, specifically Black and Hispanic patients, are less likely to be able to access care because racial disparities exist within the Medicaid program. A 2020 study examined primary care physician (PCP) Medicaid acceptance rates in Virginia. The researchers found that in communities with high percentages of Hispanic residents there [...]

Access Issues Still Persist in Medicaid: How Race, Location, and Physician Capacity all Play a Role2022-10-21T16:44:20-04:00

Broadband Connection Access: An Essential Social Determinant of Health in the Digital Era

2022-10-21T16:44:04-04:00

by Edgar Romero and Anita Franzione Fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth services and virtual care rapidly expanded and allowed health care providers to continue delivering patient care. However, it is important to address the underlying issues that restrict people from accessing these services due to income or no means to access connectivity. These barriers [...]

Broadband Connection Access: An Essential Social Determinant of Health in the Digital Era2022-10-21T16:44:04-04:00
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