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Home and community based services: who is using them and can they prevent hospital admission?

Van Cleve, Raymond (2019) Home and community based services: who is using them and can they prevent hospital admission? Doctoral Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This dissertation focuses on how home and community-based services (HCBS) influences the well-being of disabled elderly Medicaid recipients in Pennsylvania. Specifically, this dissertation examines different recipient characteristics associated with different lines of HCBS and if specific services are associated with a higher or lower risk for experiencing a hospitalization. The public health relevance of this dissertation is that it examines how functional support of elderly people can prevent hospital admission. By preventing hospital admission, HCBS can help people maintain living independently.


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Item Type: University of Pittsburgh ETD
Status: Unpublished
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Van Cleve, Raymondrgv4@pitt.edurgv4
ETD Committee:
TitleMemberEmail AddressPitt UsernameORCID
Committee ChairDegenholtz, Howardhoward.degenholtz@pitt.eduhoward.degenholtz
Committee MemberCole, Evanevancole@pitt.eduevancole
Committee MemberDrake, ColemanCDRAKE@pitt.eduCDRAKE
Committee MemberRoberts, Markmroberts@pitt.edumroberts
Committee MemberMartslorf, Grantgrm32@pitt.edugrm32
Date: 26 September 2019
Date Type: Publication
Defense Date: 12 August 2019
Approval Date: 26 September 2019
Submission Date: 29 August 2019
Access Restriction: 5 year -- Restrict access to University of Pittsburgh for a period of 5 years.
Number of Pages: 103
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: Graduate School of Public Health > Health Policy & Management
Degree: PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
Thesis Type: Doctoral Dissertation
Refereed: Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords: Long Term Services and Supports, Home and Community Based Services, Acute Inpatient Hospitalization, Medicaid
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2019 16:25
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2019 16:25
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/37190

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