Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 26

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CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Edward Norton
ORGANIZATION:   RTI
TELEPHONE:   (919) 541-6996
NAME OF STUDY:   Massachusetts Medicaid
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Barbara Dickey, Harvard Medical School
FUNDING SOURCE:   NIMH
PROJECT DATES:   1994 - 1997
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   Study how Massachusetts Medicaid will implement a statewide system for the severely mentally ill, and how it will affect cost, access to care, and quality of care.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Studying adults pre-1990 and after (about 10,000 subjects/year) to see how changes in the system affected them. Methods include longitudinal analysis, fixed effects estimation, prior use models, and hierarchical modeling.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   One paper is about to come out in a RWJ book, Series of Advances in Health Economics. Other papers will be available in the spring of 1996.