Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 43

02/01/1996

: Table 43

CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Douglas Roblin
ORGANIZATION:   Kaiser Foundation Health Plan
TELEPHONE:   (510) 271-6418
NAME OF STUDY:   Care Coordination for Working Age Adults with Chronic Conditions
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Douglas Roblin
FUNDING SOURCE:   Sidney Garfield MD Memorial Fund and RWJ Chronic Care
PROJECT DATES:   July 1, 1995 - July 1996
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   What is the variation in disease prevalence (diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, asthma and COPD) and medical service use across the four Kaiser sites? What factors related to disease epidemiology and disease management explain the variation in medical service use? Are any of these factors potentially modifiable in a managed care organization with the potential to reduce use or costs of medical services while maintaining or improving quality? Are any of these factors potentially modifiable with the potential of reducing morbidity attributable to coexisting chronic diseases?
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Descriptive Analyses of 3 data sources: Administrative data collected from 1/1/93 to present. Supplemental enrollee survey on health status and health perception. Provider survey to identify the characteristics of the existing organization of care for these enrollees.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   June/July 1996