Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 62


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CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Andreas Frank, John Drabek
TELEPHONE:   (202) 690-6443
NAME OF STUDY:   Disability Supplement to Existing HCFA Evaluation of the Oregon 1115 Demonstration
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Margo Rosenbach at Health Economics Research, Inc.
PROJECT DATES:   July 1995 - July 2000
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   How has Oregon’s 1115 waiver demonstration affected disabled children and adults, including the physically disabled, mentally retarded, developmentally disabled, and severely mentally ill? Outcomes of interest are cost, expenditures, access to services, coordination of services, and quality of life.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Researchers will examine cost and utilization data, which they will link to functional status data collected by state agencies. A survey of consumers and providers will yield information on satisfaction, access, quality, health status, and functioning. Site visits will be conducted to assess implementation and operational issues.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   They will have site visit findings by the time of the conference.