Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 54

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: Table 54

CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Tony Hausner
ORGANIZATION:   HCFA Office of Managed Care
TELEPHONE:   (410) 786-1093
NAME OF STUDY:   Medicaid Managed Care and the Disabled
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Tony Hausner
FUNDING SOURCE:   HCFA
PROJECT DATES:   September 1995 - September 1996
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   What proportion of Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in HMOs have disabilities? What factors might account for the differences in the proportions of disabled Medicare beneficiaries served by HMOs? What services and programs do HMOs provide to this population?
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Case studies of up to 15 HMOs that serve high, medium and low percents of Medicare recipients with disabilities will be conducted. In-person or telephone interviews with HMO staff will cover the following areas: Special health care services Case management approaches Marketing strategies Financial considerations Family/home care arrangements Special access considerations, e.g. transportation
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   Final results expected in September of 1996.