Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 16

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CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Betsy Shenkman
ORGANIZATION:   Institute for Child Health Policy
TELEPHONE:   (904) 392-5904
NAME OF STUDY:   The Impact of Managed Care Arrangements on Caregiver Out-of-Pocket Expenses When Caring for Children With Special Health Care Needs
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Betsy Shenkman
FUNDING SOURCE:   ASPE
PROJECT DATES:   October 1995 - September 30, 1997
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   The study will measure the influence of the organizational features of managed care firms, provider characteristics, and characteristics of child and family on out-of-pocket expenditures.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   A telephone survey of families with children with special health care needs linking these data to health care use data obtained from the managed care plans. Regression techniques to measure the effects.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   Preliminary findings will be available in January of 1997.