Health and Disability Publications
The following are a list of publications pertaining to Health and Disability issues compiled by Rob Paral and Associates:
Prepared for the Lake County Health Department.
Prepared for the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County.
This micro site contains a variety of information on the 29 communities served by the Community Memorial Foundation.
This is a profile of people without health insurance in the area serviced by the Community Memorial Foundation. A map of their service area can be found here. An explanation of the methodology can be found here. A summary of the findings can be found here. Additional data can be found here.
Often, older adults - especially if they are low income - have very
limited access to public or private health insurance. To raise awareness of this vulnerable, uninsured population in Illinois, Health & Disability Advocates (HDA) and Rob Paral and Associates have developed estimates of uninsured older adults in Illinois by state legislative districts.
These are estimates of persons without health insurance within each state legislative district in Illinois. Prepared for Health and Disability Advocates, United Power, and the Heartland Alliance.
This report finds that a majority of uninsured persons in Illinois are working.
Uninsured Women in Illinois - May 2007
This is a profile of uninsured women in Illinois prepared with Health and Disability Advocates for the Chicago Foundation for Women.
Medicare Consumer Profile - March 2005
Prepared for Health and Disability Advocates with staff of that agency, this report describes the Illinois populations eligible for the new Medicare Part D drug benefit.
Completed for the Illinois Coalition on Aging, this report compiles and analyzes state government expenditures on services to elderly persons.
Produced for United Power and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Workers, this report addresses key needs of Illinois families, children and the elderly, and discusses the need for state investment in human services.
Written for the Illinois Department of Human Services, and published by the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, this report uses state welfare caseload data to show that immigrants have lost access to most major state safety net programs at a faster rate than the native born.
Article discusses welfare use by Illinois immigrants, highlighting trends in TANF, Medicaid and KidCare, and examines factors limiting immigrant access to medical services.