Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 24

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: Table 24

CONTACT PERSON NAME:   James Callahan
ORGANIZATION:   Brandeis University - Heller School
TELEPHONE:   (617) 736-3900
NAME OF STUDY:   Evaluation of the Massachusetts Medicaid Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   James Callahan
FUNDING SOURCE:   Massachusetts Division of Medical Assistance
PROJECT DATES:   January 1994 - (report date)
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   How did the managed mental health care program reduce costs and affect access and quality for the Medicaid population enrolled (AFDC & SSI)?
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Claims data were used to evaluate impact on costs. Access issues were assessed through analysis of utilization levels and through a provider survey. Quality indicators included readmission rates, reports from providers, and discussions with consumers.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   Completed. Results in report form.