Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 25

02/01/1996

: Table 25

CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Jon Christianson
ORGANIZATION:   University of MN Institute for Health Services Research
TELEPHONE:   (612) 624-6151
NAME OF STUDY:   Evaluation of the Utah Prepaid Mental Health Plan
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Jon Christianson
FUNDING SOURCE:   HCFA and NIMH
PROJECT DATES:   October 1992 - August 1996
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   What is the impact of the prepaid plan on services used and expenditures by Medicaid beneficiaries? What is the impact of the plan on mental health status, service use and access for people with schizophrenia? What is the impact of the plan on the operations and finances of participating community mental health centers?
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Medicaid claims data, medical records data, in-person interviews at 5 points in time, program records. Mix of quantitative statistical analyses and qualitative research methods.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   Preliminary results available; the first year experience of the evaluation is about to be published. Within the next year will complete the evaluation.