J Ambul Care Manage 2021 Apr-Jun 01;44(2):138-147
Center for Developmental Disabilities Evaluation and Research (CDDER), Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester (Ms Lauer); Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City (Dr Lindgren); University of Iowa Public Policy Center, Iowa City (Dr Momany); New York State Department of Health, Office of Quality and Patient Safety, Division of Information and Statistics, Albany (Ms Cope); South Carolina Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office, Health and Demographics Section, Columbia (Ms Royer); New York State Department of Health, Office of Quality and Patient Safety, Division of Quality Measurement, Albany (Dr Cogan); Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia (Dr McDermott); and Division of Human Development and Disability, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia (Dr Armour).
Limited existing evidence suggests that adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) experience substantial disparities in numerous areas of health care, including quality ambulatory care. A multistate cohort of adults with IDD was analyzed for patterns of inpatient admissions and emergency department utilization. Utilization was higher (inpatient [RR = 3. Read More