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Does Paid Family Leave Reduce Nursing Home Use? The California Experience | JPAM Featured Article

Paid family leave (PFL) is intended to make it financially easier for eligible workers to take time off to care for young children or seriously ill family members. Concurrently, the receipt of informal care from family members has been shown to lower the probability of institutionalization among elderly Americans. This raises an important question: Do PFL policies influence nursing home use among older adults?

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JPAM Early View: Prevention, Use of Health Services, and Genes: Implications of Genetics for Policy Formation

April 30, 2015 04:18 PM

By George L. Wehby, Benjamin W. Domingue & Jason D. Boardman

In this article authors George Wehby, Benjamin W. Domingue and Jason D. Boardman evaluate the hypothesis that genetic factors influence the use of health services and prevention behaviors in a national sample of adult twins in the United States.

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