Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 47

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: Table 47

CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Sally Bachman
ORGANIZATION:   The MEDSTAT Group
TELEPHONE:   (617) 492-9330
NAME OF STUDY:   Innovative Care Plans Serving Adults with Disabilities
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Sally Bachman
FUNDING SOURCE:   ASPE
PROJECT DATES:   February 1995 - February 1996
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   The goals of this project are to gather qualitative data about public and private managed care plans that provide efficient and clinically appropriate care to working age adults with disabilities.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Researchers are conducting telephone interviews of ten health plans and additional data gathering through site visits to six of the ten plans. Interview questions cover the following broad array of topics: consumer involvement, provider training and recruitment, quality of care, risk adjustment and risk sharing arrangements, service delivery models, disease-specific practice guidelines, and outcome measurement.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   All site visits will be completed by February 1996, followed by a written report in April 1996.