Inadequate community care for handicapped persons

Denial of right to adequate health care for the disabled
Neglected welfare of handicapped persons
1. The developmentally disabled get short shrift because doctors, who resist patients with state helath coverage because of low reimbursement rates, especially avoid the mentally retarded.

2. Doctors often are reluctant to treat mentally retarded patients because many do not communicate and can be difficult to handle. And family members, grateful when a doctor does agree to see a loved one, aren't aggressive enough in getting good care.

(E) Emanations of other problems