Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 6

02/01/1996

: Table 6

CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Debbie Allen
ORGANIZATION:   Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Family and Community Health Division
TELEPHONE:   (617) 727-6941
NAME OF STUDY:   The Managed Care Enhancement Project for Children with Special Health Care Needs
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Debbie Allen
FUNDING SOURCE:   Maternal and Child Health Bureau -- SPRANS Grant
PROJECT DATES:   October 1993 - September 1997
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   What are the characteristics of children with disabilities on Medicaid? What are the health care utilization patterns in both fee-for-service Medicaid and Medicaid managed care plans? How do parents of children with special health care needs perceived managed care? How do primary care physicians perceive managed care?
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Medicaid claims data analysis. Survey of parents and providers.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   Data analysis and survey findings will be available in February 1996.