Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 40

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: Table 40

CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Elizabeth Mauser
ORGANIZATION:   HCFA
TELEPHONE:   (410) 786-6665
NAME OF STUDY:   A Study of Home Care Quality under Capitated and Fee-for-Service Payment Arrangements
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Peter Shaughnessey
FUNDING SOURCE:   HCFA
PROJECT DATES:   Completed in February 1994.
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   To compared the cost and quality of home health care services between Medicare HMO and fee-for-service patients. Comparisons were made among four groups: Medicare risk HMO enrollees who received home care from HMO-owned home health agencies Medicare risk HMO enrollees who received care from Medicare-certified agencies that also provided home care to FFS patients Medicare FFS patients receiving care from contractual agencies that provided care to both HMO and FFS patients Medicare FFS patients who received home health care from agencies that provided care (almost) exclusively to FFS patients.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Longitudinal primary data on health status and service use were collected on-site for a random sample of 1,632 Medicare patients who received care from 38 certified home health agencies.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   Study completed in 1994.