IHDPS Publications

Goddard KS, Hall JP, Greiman L, Koon LM & Gray RC. (in press). Examining the effects of home modifications on perceptions of exertion and safety among people with mobility disabities. Disability and Health Journal. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1936657424000128

Sullivan D, Kurth NK, Hall JH, Goddard, KS. (in press). Household structure, loneliness, and food insufficiency among working-age adults with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Research in Social Science and Disability, Vol. 15: Disability and the Changing Contexts of Family and Personal Relationships.

Williams JAR, Royer J, Lauer E., Kurth NK, Horner-Johnson W, McDermott A, Levey A, & Hall JP. (2024, online ahead of print). Injury-related emergency department use among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities insured by Medicaid from 2010-2016. Injury Prevention. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37945329/

McMaughan DJ, Mulcahy A., McGehee A, Streed CG, Wallisch A, Kurth, NK, & Hall, JP. (2023, online ahead of print). Gender diversity, disability, and wellness: impact of delayed and foregone care because of COVID-19. LGBT Health. https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/lgbt.2022.0385

Koon LM, Hall JP, Arnold KA, Donnelly JE, Heinrich KM. (2023) High-Intensity Functional Training: Perceived Functional and Psychosocial Health-Related Outcomes from Current Participants with Mobility-Related Disabilities. Sports, 11, 116. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports11060116

Wallisch A, Boyd B, Hall JP, Kurth NK, Streed CG, Mulcahy A, McMaughan DJ, & Batza, K. (2023). Healthcare disparities among autistic, LGBTQ+ people. Autism in Adulthood. Online First: https://doi.org/10.1089/aut.2022.0006

Schulz JA, Koon LM, Greiman L, Steinlage HA & Hall JP. (2023) Understanding successful transition to independent living: A qualitative study of young adults with disabilities. Children and Youth Services Review 145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2022.106691

Goddard K, Hall JP, & Kurth NK. (2022). Examining differences in self-reported health and access to health care among people with early- and late-onset disability. Journal of Disability Policy Studies. https://doi.org/10.1177/10442073221142253

Ipsen C, Hall JP & Lui JW. Eds. (2022). Rural disability and community participation. Frontiers Media SA.  Available online: https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/26251/rural-disability-and-community-participation

Goddard K, Schultz J, Nzuki I & Hall JP. (2022). Examining the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing on the health of people with mobility disabilities. Frontiers in Public Health (10). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpubh.2022.875880/full

Hall JP, Kurth NK, Ipsen C, Myers A, & Goddard, K. (2022) Comparing measures of functional difficulty with self-identified disability: Implications for Health Policy. Health Affairs, 41(10).

Schulz JA, West JC, Hall JP & AC Villanti. (2022). Disparities in tobacco use by disability and type: Findings from the 2019 Health Interview Survey. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 63(4), 552-563. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2022.05.004

Mulcahy A, Streed CG, Wallisch AM, Batza K, Kurth NK, Hall JP, & McMaughan DJ. (2022). Gender Identity, Disability and Unmet Healthcare Needs among Disabled People Living in the Community in the United States. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(5), 2588.

Hughes PM, Wu BS, Annis EI, Brunelli, BA, Kurth NK, Hall JP, & Thomas KC. (2022). Association of inadequate provider networks with unmet need for health services and self-employment among people with disabilities. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 33(2), 984-997.

Ravesloot C, Myers A, Greiman L, Ward B, Shinnick K & Hall JP. (2022). Is the presence of home entrance steps associated with community participation of people with mobility impairments? Disability & Health Journal 15(1). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2021.101183

Hall JP (2021). The Interrelationship of Health Insurance and Employment for People with Disabilities. In: Lollar, D.J., Horner-Johnson, W., Froehlich-Grobe, K. (eds) Public Health Perspectives on Disability. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-0716-0888-3_14

Horner-Johnson W, Lindner S, Levy A, Hall JP, Kurth NK, Garcia E, Frame A, Phillips K, Momany E, Lurie M, Shin Y, Lauer E, Parag K, Silverstein R, Okoro C, McDermott S. (2021). Time trends in emergency department use among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilitiesDisability and Health Journal, 101225.

Streed CG, Hall JP, Boyd BA, Batza K, & Kurth NK. (2021) Comparative Health Status and Characteristics of Respondents of the 2019-2020 National Survey on Health and Disability by Sexual and Gender Minority Status. LGBT Health, 8(8), 563-568.  

Hall JP, Kurth NK, Goddard K. (2021). Assessing factors associated with social connectedness in adults with mobility disabilities. Disability and Health Journal, special issue.

Greiman L, Koon L, Schulz JA, & Nary D. (2021). A usable home: A qualitative investigation of the relationship between home usability and community participation for people with disabilitiesDisability and Health Journal, 101211.


Greiman L, Ravesloot C, Goddard KS, & Ward, B. (2021). Effects of a consumer driven home modification intervention on community participation for people with mobility disabilitiesDisability and Health Journal, 101210.  


Ipsen C & Hall JP (2021). Dimensions of community participationDisability and Health Journal, 101208.

Koon LM, Greiman L, Schulz JA, Goddard KS, Nzuki, IM, & Hall JP (2021). Examining the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on community engagement for people with mobility disabilitiesDisability and Health Journal, 101212.

McCormick ST, Kurth NK, Chambless CE, Ipsen C, & Hall, JP. (2021). Case Management Strategies to Promote Employment for Transition-Age Youth With DisabilitiesCareer Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals.

Ipsen C, Kurth NK, & Hall JP. (2021) Evaluating MTurk as a recruitment tool for rural people with disabilitiesDisability and Health Journal. 

Solenberg Jr. AK, Hall JP, Brooks, JV. (2021) Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening for people with spinal cord injuries and/or disorders: A qualitative studyDisability and Health Journal. 

Smith S, Hall JP, & Kurth NK. (2020) Perspectives on health policy from people with disabilitiesJournal of Disability Policy Studies.

Hall JP, Ispen C, Kurth NK, McCormick S, Chambless, C. (2020) How family crises may limit engagement of youth with disabilities in services to support successful transitions to postsecondary education and employmentChildren and Youth Services Review.

Hall JP, Batza K, Streed CG, Boyd BA, Kurth NK. (2020) Health Disparities Among Sexual and Gender Minorities with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2020:1-7. doi:10.1007/s10803-020-04399-2. 

Hall JP, LaPierre T, Kurth NK. (2019). Medicaid Managed Care: Issues for Enrollees with Serious Mental Illness. American Journal of Managed Care, 25(2).  

Hall JP. (2019). Introduction to the Special Issue on Health, Health Promotion, and Health Care for People With Intellectual Disability. Inclusion 7(3), 158-159. doi: 10.1352/2326-6988-7.3.158 

Hall JP, Kurth NK. (2019). A Comparison of Health Disparities Among Americans With Intellectual Disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder and Americans With Other Disabilities. Inclusion 7(3), 160-168. 

doi: 10.1352/2326-6988-7.3.160 

Kurth NK, Hall JP. (2019). Feeling Good About Your Smile: Implementation and Evaluation of an Oral Health Intervention for People With Intellectual Disability. Inclusion 7(3), 169-176. 

doi: 10.1352/2326-6988-7.3.169 

Nary D, Bruns K. (2019). Development and Evaluation of the Stoplight Healthy Living Program. Inclusion 7(3), 177-187. doi: 10.1352/2326-6988-7.3.177

Hall JP, Kurth NK, Gimm G, Smith S. (2019). Perspectives of Adults with Disabilities on Access to Health Care After the ACA: Qualitative Findings. Disability & Health Journal 12(3), 350-358. 

doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2019.01.014 

Ipsen C, Kurth NK, McCormick S, Hall JP, Chambless C. (2019). Exploring the PROMISE of Transition Services for Youth with Disabilities Receiving SSI. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation 50(1), 95-108. 

Hall JP, Kurth NK, LaPierre T. (2018). Oral health needs and experiences of Medicaid enrollees with serious mental illness. Journal of Preventative Medicine 55(4), 470-79. 

Hall JP, Shartzer A, Kurth NK, Thomas KC (2018). Medicaid expansion as an employment incentive program for people with disabilities. American Journal of Public Health 108(9), 1235-37. 


Meucci MR, Kurth NK, Shireman TI, Hall JP. (2018). Availability of Medicaid home and community based services for older Americans and people with physical disabilities. Home Health Services Quarterly (37) 1, 41-59. doi.org/10.1080/01621424.2018.1425175

Thomas KC, Shartzer A, Kurth NK, Hall JP. (2017). Impact of ACA health reforms for people with mental health conditions. Psychiatric Services. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201700044

Hall JP, Kurth NK, LaPierre T. (2017). Kansas Medicaid: Evaluating Program Satisfaction, Access to Care, and Unmet Needs of Adults with Serious Mental Illness Project Final Report. 2017. (PDF).

Ipsen, C., Hall, J.P., Kurth, N.K., Chambless, C., McCormick, S., & Goe, R. (2018). Under-representation of adolescents with respiratory, mental health and developmental disabilities using the American Community Survey (ACS) question. Disability and Health Journal, 11(3). 447-450. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.06.001. 


LaPierre, T.A., Zimmerman, M.K., & Hall, J.P. (2017). "Paying the price to get there": Motherhood and the dynamics of pregnancy deliberations among women with disabilities. Disability and Health Journal, 10(3), 419-425. 

Hall, J.P. (2017) Coverage that May Increase Costs for All in the Long Term. Annals of Internal Medicine. Online ahead of print at Annals of Internal Medicine. doi: 10.7326/M17-1196. 

Hall, J.P. (2017). High-Risk Pools for People with Pre-Existing Conditions: A Refresher Course. The Commonwealth Fund Blog, March 29, 2017.

Hall, J.P., Shartzer, A. , Kurth, N.K., & Thomas, K.C. (2016). Effect of Medicaid expansion on workforce participation for people with disabilities. American Journal of Public Health. 

Ahead of Print at National Douncil on Disability. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2016.303543 

Hall, J.P. (2015). Why High Risk Pools (Still) Won't Work. The Commonwealth Fund Blog, February 13, 2015. 


Hall, J.P. (2015). Health care access for working people with disabilities: Medicaid Buy-in. Reforming Social Security’s disability benefits system (pp. 31-41). Washington, DC: National Council on Disability. 

Hall, J.P., Kurth, N.K., Chapman, S.C, & Shireman, T.I. (2015). Medicaid managed care: Issues for beneficiaries with disabilities. Disability and Health Journal, 8(1), 130-135. 


Hall, J.P. (2014, December). Realizing Health Reform’s Potential: Why a National High-Risk Insurance Pool Is Not a Workable Alternative to the Marketplace. The Commonwealth Fund. 


Hall, J.P., Kurth, N.K., & Averett, E.P. (2014). Asset building: One way the Affordable Care Act may improve health and employment outcomes for people with disabilities. Journal of Disability Policy Studies DOI: 10.1177/1044207314544370] 

Thomas, K.C., & Hall, J.P. (2014). The Medicaid Medically Improved Group: Losing disability status and growing earnings. Medicare and Medicaid Research Review, 4(1), E1-E13. 

Hall, J.P. (2013). Dually-eligible working-age adults with disabilities: Issues and challenges as health reform is implemented. Disability and Health Journal. DOI: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.01.004 

Hall, J.P., Kurth, N.K. & Hunt, S. (2013). Employment as a health determinant for working-age, dually-eligible people with disabilities. Disability and Health Journal. DOI: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2012.11.001 

Hall, J.P. (2012). Building State Health Insurance Marketplaces: Lessons from the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan. The Commonwealth Fund Blog, January 25, 2013. 

Hall, J.P. & Kurth, N.K. (2013). Kansas Medicaid Buy-In Participants Continue to Earn More and Cost Less. University of Kansas Medicaid Infrastructure Change Evaluation Project Policy Brief Number 14, January 2013

Chapman, S.C., Hall, J.P. & Moore, J.M. (2012). Health care access affects attitudes about health outcomes and decisions to apply for Social Security disability benefits. Journal of Disability Policy Studies. [online first]. DOI: 10.1177/1044207312437743 

Hall, J.P. and Moore, J.M. (2012, September). The Affordable Care Act’s Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan: Enrollment, costs, and lessons for reform. The Commonwealth Fund, Publication #1627. 

Hall, J.P., Chapman, S.C, & Kurth, N.K. (2012). Poor oral health as an obstacle to employment for Medicaid beneficiaries with disabilities. Journal of Public Health Dentistry. [online first]. DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-7325.2012.00359.x 

Moore, J.M. & Hall, J.P. (2012). The validity of claims-based risk estimation in underinsured populations. American Journal of Managed Care 18(12):e468-e47. 

Hall, J.P., Kurth, N.K. & Fall, E.C. (2012). Discrepancy among Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Social Security, and functional disability measurement. Disability and Health Journal, 5(1):60-63. 

Hall, J.P. (2011). Is the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Working? The Commonwealth Fund Blog, November 22, 2011. 

Hall, J.P. & Moore, J.M. (2011, June). Early implementation of Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plans: Providing an interim safety net for the uninsurable, The Commonwealth Fund, Publication #1509. 

Hall, J.P. & Moore, J.M. and Welch, G.W. (2011). Preventing disability among working participants in Kansas’ high-risk insurance pool: Implications for health reform. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 34(2), 119-128. 

Kurth, N.K., Fall, E.C., & Hall, J.P. (2011). KS Medicaid Buy-in Data Chartbook 2nd Edition: Research and Evaluation Findings 2002-2010. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning. 

(to obtain a copy of this publication, please contact Noelle Kurth, pixie@ku.edu

Ozaki, R.R., Schneider, J.I., Hall, J.P., Moore, J.M. et al. (2011). Personal navigation, life coaching, and case management: Approaches for enhancing health and employment support services. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 34(2), 83-95. 

Chapman, S., Fall, E. & Hall, J.P. (2010). Working Healthy Enrollees Report New and Persisting Challenges. University of Kansas Medicaid Infrastructure Change Evaluation Project Policy Brief Number 13, March 2010. 

Fox, M.H., Hall, J.P., Kurth, N.K., Reichard, A., Wright, M.O., & Haskett, L. (2010). Data Inventory on the Employment and Health of Kansans with Disabilities, 2nd edition. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning. 

Hall, J.P. (2010, December). Improving affordability of coverage for people with preexisting conditions. The Commonwealth Fund Blog, December 7, 2010. 

Hall, J.P. (2010, October). Affordable Care Act options for people with preexisting conditions. The Commonwealth Fund Blog, October 19, 2010. 

Hall, J.P., Carroll, S., & Moore, J.M. (2010). Health care behaviors and decision-making processes among enrollees in a state high risk insurance pool: Focus group findings. American Journal of Health Promotion, 24(5), 304-310. 

Hall, J.P., & Parker, K. (2010). Stuck in a loop: Individual and system barriers for job seekers with disabilities. Career Development Quarterly, 58(3), 246-256. 

Hall, J.P., Fox, M.H., & Fall, E. (2010). Evaluating the Kansas Medicaid Buy-In: Factors influencing enrollment, health care utilization, and work. Disability and Health Journal 3(2), 99-106. 

Hall, J.P. and Moore, J.M. (2010, October). Realizing health reform's potential: Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plans created by the Affordable Care Act of 2010. The Commonwealth Fund, Publication #1445. 

Kurth, N.K. (2010). Parent Health Literacy in Congregations & Safety Net Clinics Final Evaluation Data Report. Lawrence, KS: Kansas Head Start Association. 

Hall, J.P. Moore, J.M., Otto, B. & Salley, S. (2009, November). Impact of current health care reform proposals on people with chronic illnesses. National Consortium on Health Systems Development Policy Brief. 

Hall, J.P. (2009). Staying healthy to stay in the workforce: The role of health insurance. Policy & Practice of Public Human Services, 67(3), 24. 

Hall, J.P. & Kurth, N.K. (2009). Working Healthy Participants: Earning More and Costing Less. University of Kansas Medicaid Infrastructure Change Evaluation Project Policy Brief Number 12, March 2009.

Otto, B., Salley, S., Hall, J.P., Himmelstein, J. (2009, October). Any health care reform must allow continuation of robust Medicaid Buy-In programs for working people with disabilities. National Consortium on Health Systems Development Policy Brief. 

Hall, J.P. & Moore, J. (2008). The Kansas Demonstration to Maintain Independence and Employment: Preventing or Forestalling Disability Among Participants in the Kansas High Risk Insurance Pool. University of Kansas Medicaid Infrastructure Change Evaluation Project Policy Brief Number 11, December 2008. 

Hall, J.P. & Carroll, S. (2008). Kansans With Disabilities Speak Out About Employment Opportunities. University of Kansas Medicaid Infrastructure Change Evaluation Project Policy Brief Number 10, March 2008. 

Hall, J.P., & Moore, J.M. (2008). Does high risk pool coverage meet the needs of a population at risk for disability? Inquiry, 45(3), 340-352. 

Hall, J.P., Kurth, N.K., & Moore, J.M. (2007). Transition to Medicare Part D: An early snapshot of barriers experienced by younger dual eligibles with disabilities. American Journal of Managed Care, 13(1), 14-18. 

Hall, J.P. (2007). Will Medicaid Buy-In Participants Work and Earn More If Social Security Rules Change? University of Kansas Medicaid Infrastructure Change Evaluation Project Policy Brief, Number 9, August 2007.

Hall, J.P. & Starrett, B.E. (2007). Assessing the health care needs of Kansas’ young adults with disabilities. The Kansas Nurse, 82(7), 5-7.

Shireman, T.I., Hall, J.P., Rigler, S.K., & Moore, J.M. (2007). Medicaid’s expenditures for newer pharmacotherapies for adults with disabilities. Health Care Financing Review, 28(4), 31-41. 

Hall, J.P. (2006). Working Healthy and Medicare Part D. University of Kansas Medicaid Infrastructure Change Evaluation Project Policy Brief Number 8, October 2006. 

Hall, Jean P. (2006, Fall). Youth empowerment academy: Focus group reveals insight into health care. Interview in Kansas Connections, Rural Health Education and Services, 14(2). 

Hall, J.P., & Starrett, B.E. (2006). Assessing the needs (health status, health insurance, employment, and education) of youth with disabilities in Kansas. Final Project Report, Creating Youth Agents of Change. Funded by the Sunflower Foundation Award No. 05-103-088 

Kurth, N.K. & Mellard, D.F. (2006). Student Perceptions of the Accommodation Process in Postsecondary Education. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability 19(1). 69-82. 

Hall, J.P., & Parker, K. (2005). One-Stop career centers and job seekers with disabilities: Insights from Kansas. Journal of Rehabilitation, 71(4), 38-47. 

Hall, J.P., Moore, J.M., & Shireman, T.I. (2005). Unintended consequences: The potential impact of Medicare Part D on dual eligibles with disabilities in Medicaid work incentive programs. Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Report #7330, 36pp. 

Kurth, N.K. & Hall, J.P. (2005). First Point of Contact: Results from a recent survey of Kansas frontline staff and the Working Healthy Program. University of Kansas Medicaid Infrastructure Change Evaluation Project Policy Brief Number 7, August 2005. 

Kurth, N.K. (2005). Working Healthy enrollment continues to rise. Working Healthy newsletter (5), 1. 3.

Hall, J.P. (2004). Policy Issues for Working Healthy and Other States’ Medicaid Buy-Ins: The Good, the Bad and What Remains To Be Seen. University of Kansas Medicaid Infrastructure Change Evaluation Project Policy Brief Number 6, November 2004.

Hall, J.P. & Fox, M.H. (2004). What providers and Medicaid policymakers need to know about barriers to employment for people with disabilities. Journal of Health and Social Policy, 19(3), 37-50. 

Hall, Jean P. (2004, March). Working Healthy: The first step is work. Working Healthy Policy Brief Number 5. Lawrence: University of Kansas. 

Hall, J.P. (2003). Working Healthy: Getting the Job Done. University of Kansas Medicaid Infrastructure Change Evaluation Project Policy Brief Number 4, November 2003. 

Hall, J.P. & Fox, M.H. (2003). Early enrollment in Working Healthy: Program Features Make a Difference. University of Kansas Medicaid Infrastructure Change Evaluation Project Policy Brief Number 3, May 2003 

Kurth, N.K. & Hall, J.P. (2003). Early Enrollee Experiences. University of Kansas Medicaid Infrastructure Change Evaluation Project Policy Brief Number 2, February 2003. 

Hall, J.P. (2002). Narrowing the breach: Can disability culture and full educational inclusion be reconciled? Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 13(3), 144-152. 

Hall, J.P. & Fox, M.H. (2002). Working Healthy - A Medicaid Buy-In for Kansas. University of Kansas Medicaid Infrastructure Change Evaluation Project Policy Brief Number 1, October 2002. 

Mellard, D.F., Hall, J.P., & Parker, K. (2000). Assisting adult educators in preparing individuals with disabilities for employment. American Rehabilitation, 25(3), 24-31.