Background
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Based on 2017 data, these data clearly document significant disparities that arise, at least in part, from systemic barriers to accessing equitable health.
This is a two page summary of the full report, which clearly document significant disparities that arise, at least in part, from systemic barriers to accessing equitable health.
People with Intellectual Disability (ID) receive health care through a variety of sources in the United States. While most people with ID are enrolled in Medicaid, other important sources of coverage include Medicare and private insurance. This overview provides a background on sources of health care coverage for people with ID and where they receive services.
Special Olympics Health Messengers Parker Thornton, Nell Coonen-Korte, and Jason Gieschen spoke at the American Public Health Association's Annual Meeting with the U.S. Surgeon General about their health journeys and intentional inclusion.
Watch this short video to learn about the importance of ensuring all people, including those with intellectual disabilities, have access to quality health care and are able to lead healthy, meaningful lives.
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