Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 34


: Table 34

ORGANIZATION:   University of Southern Maine; Muskie Institute
TELEPHONE:   (207) 780-4848
NAME OF STUDY:   Maine NET Demonstration Program
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Julie Fralich of the Muskie Institute and Correen Wright of the ME Dept of Human Services
PROJECT DATES:   September 1994 to September 1997
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   To develop a rate methodology for the elderly and the physically disabled who will enroll in Maine NET.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:   The Maine NET program will demonstrate the use of integrated acute and long-term care models for the financing and delivery of health and social services, and will promote the development of regional service delivery networks or health plans, particularly in rural areas of the state. It will provide comprehensive package of primary, acute and long-term care (institutional and non-institutional) as part of a prepaid capitated health plan and will include multidisciplinary approaches to care planning and service delivery. They are in year two of the Demonstration. Last year was a planning year and this year is the pre-implementation phase. The Demonstration is preliminary to a HCFA 1115 waiver application.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Using Medicaid and Medicare claims data.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   By summer 1996 will have results to predictions of utilization and cost.