Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 31

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: Table 31

CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Dan Russell
ORGANIZATION:   Iowa State University
TELEPHONE:   (515) 294-7081
NAME OF STUDY:   Managed Care for Iowa Medicaid Recipients with Mental Illness
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Dan Russell
FUNDING SOURCE:   State of Iowa
PROJECT DATES:   March 1995 - September 1996
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   To evaluate Iowa’s managed care program for Medicaid-eligible people with mental illness.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Medicaid claims data too look at changes in utilization and costs. Survey of Medicaid recipients: pre- and post-implementation (follow-ups in spring). Survey of practitioners (psychologists, psychiatrists and LICSWs): baselines and follow-up to obtain perceptions on how the system is working.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   They will issue a report to the state in fall 1996 and will have data available for presentation.