Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 17


: Table 17

ORGANIZATION:   Institute for Child Health Policy
TELEPHONE:   (904) 392-5904
NAME OF STUDY:   A Comparative Analysis of Children with Special Health Care Needs in Managed Care: The Development of Empirically-based Models
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   John Reiss and Betsy Shenkman
FUNDING SOURCE:   Maternal and Child Health Bureau
PROJECT DATES:   September 1994 - September 1998
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   Do the organizational features of a health care plan, provider characteristics, or family and child characteristics affect health care use?
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Primary data collection through 45 minute telephone interviews with families. They are obtaining person-level health care use data from the managed care companies participating in the project. They will use various modeling and regression techniques to predict use.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   Preliminary study findings will be available in mid-fall of 1996.