Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 36

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: Table 36

CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Edward Norton
ORGANIZATION:   RTI
TELEPHONE:   (919) 541-6996
NAME OF STUDY:   Medicare Select
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Steve Garfinkel
FUNDING SOURCE:   HCFA
PROJECT DATES:   1990 - 1995
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   Working with Health Economics Research, RTI, is looking at the Medicare Select Plan, what Medigap policies the elderly on Medicare buy, and whether Select helps them save money.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Data from multiple states are analyzed (from 1990 on) to look at cost, access to care, and quality of care. Methods include longitudinal analyses and fixed effects estimation.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   The final report was just submitted to HCFA, and will turn into a series of journal articles.