Access to health insurance is one of the critical aspects of securing employment for people with disabilities. This study investigated whether vocational rehabilitation consumers secured employment with an employer who offered health insurance at similar rates to workers in the general population. In general, the results show that vocational rehabilitation consumers had significantly lower health insurance access rates than workers in the general population. Implications for rehabilitation counselors are discussed.
- Health benefits
- Vocational rehabilitation consumers
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Applied Psychology
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health