Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 52


: Table 52

ORGANIZATION:   Albert Einstein-Rose F. Kennedy Center University Affiliated Program
TELEPHONE:   (202) 842-4408
NAME OF STUDY:   Measuring Quality in Managed Care for Persons with Disabilities
ORGANIZATION (if different than above):   Center on Disability and Health
FUNDING SOURCE:   U.S. DHHS Administration on Developmental Disability and the Centers for Disease Control
PROJECT DATES:   July 1995 - June 1996
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   What is the impact of various quality measures on people with disabilities? What instruments can effectively measure quality for people with disabilities in managed care plans?
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Literature review and the review of quality measures in the field. Development of quality of care survey instruments for health plans, which will include an interview protocol for HMO staff; protocols for focus groups of health plan enrollees with disabilities; and protocols for medical record review of sentinel conditions.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   Final report and quality instruments available in June of 1996.