Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 63

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: Table 63

CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Sara Rosenbaum
ORGANIZATION:   GWU Health Policy Research
TELEPHONE:   (202) 246-6922
NAME OF STUDY:   Medicaid Managed Care Contracting
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Sara Rosenbaum
FUNDING SOURCE:   Pen Charitable Trust
PROJECT DATES:   March 1995 - September 1996
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   To evaluate Iowa’s managed care program for Medicaid-eligible people with mental illness.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   1st data source: Medicaid claims tape-to-tape to look at changes in utilization and cost.2nd data source: Survey of Medicaid recipients: pre- and post-implementation (follow-ups in spring).3rd data source: Survey of practitioners (psychologists, psychiatrists and LICSWs): baselines and follow-up to see how they feel the system is working.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   They will issue a report to the state in fall 1996 and will have data available for presentation.