Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory. Managed Care and People With Disabilities Research Inventory : Table 7

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: Table 7

CONTACT PERSON NAME:   Sally Bachman
ORGANIZATION:   The MEDSTAT Group
TELEPHONE:   (617) 492-9318
NAME OF STUDY:   Integrated Service Systems for Children with Disabilities
PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI:   Sally Bachman
FUNDING SOURCE:   ASPE
PROJECT DATES:   Spring 1995
RESEARCH QUESTIONS/GOALS:   Are children with disabilities more likely to disenroll from managed care plans than able-bodied children? Do children with disabilities enrolled in HMOs use out-of-plan services differently than able-bodied children? What are current and future policies for serving children with disabilities through managed care among four states?
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF METHODS AND DATA:   Descriptive analysis of 1992 Medicaid claims and enrollment dates from the tape-to-tape files. Site visits to California, Florida, Massachusetts and Michigan to interview state officials, HMO administrators and advocacy groups.
AVAILABILITY OF RESULTS:   Study completed in summer of 1995.