Barriers to Access and Utilization of Care Persist for Individuals with Disabilities in Rural and Urban Settings

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Experts at The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and the state of Tennessee say families in poverty with disabilities in Tennessee and nationwide face difficulty both accessing and utilizing long term services and supports (LTSS) in both rural and urban areas. This article breaks down issues of accessibility across the country by discussing how affordable housing, transportation, and social determinants of health affect individuals differently based on their ability and region.
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Lyons, Lacey
Long-Term Care


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