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Availability of Health Insurance Literacy Resources Fails to Meet Consumer Needs in Rural, Appalachian Communities: Implications for State Medicaid Waivers

Description
Reports on the availability of health system and community‐based programs promoting health insurance literacy and supporting informed consumer healthcare decision making in rural Kentucky. Findings are based on focus groups and interviews conducted with healthcare providers, community health workers, patient navigators, and others primarily serving rural Appalachian counties in the state.
Author(s)
Jean Edward, Robin Thompson, Andrea Jaramillo
Citation
Journal of Rural Health
Date
06/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Appalachia · Community health workers · Health insurance · Health literacy · Medicaid · Kentucky