Monday, June 27, 2011

Largest Lyme Survey Ever

The voice of Lyme patients: CALDA survey results published in peer-reviewed journal

Prior to the 2009 IDSA Lyme hearing, CALDA conducted what turned out to be the largest-ever survey of Lyme patients. Now, results of that survey have been published in Health Policy, a highly regarded peer-reviewed journal.

The study found that patients with Lyme disease have significant barriers to healthcare access: difficulty obtaining diagnosis and treatment, a need to travel great distances for health care, insurance denials, and difficulty receiving care at local hospitals.

Read more about it on the Lyme Policy Wonk blog.

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