Performance Improvement 1999. Managed Care

02/01/1999

TITLE: Evaluation of Managed Care and Vulnerable Populations

ABSTRACT: This study concerns participation in and impact of Medicaid managed care on providers (and the populations they serve) funded under two Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) programs: the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, and the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant. The findings will be used to improve technical assistance and develop policies to better support these providers in managed care settings.

AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of the Administrator

FEDERAL CONTACT: Alexander Ross, Sc.D.

PHONE NUMBER: 301-443-1512

PIC ID: 6816

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. Washington, D.C.

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 9/1/99
 

TITLE: Managed Care and the Safety Net Providers

ABSTRACT: This study is examining the impact of Medicaid managed care and other systemic changes in health care coverage on the future integrity and viability of safety net providers operating in primary care settings, including those funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). These HRSA programs include Community and Migrant Health Centers, Maternal and Child Health programs, and the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act programs. The study also includes public hospitals and health departments. Findings and recommendations will be disseminated nationally through a variety of mechanisms, including publication of the report and a series of public forums and workshops.

AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of the Administrator

FEDERAL CONTACT: Alexander Ross, Sc.D.

PHONE NUMBER: 301-443-1512

PIC ID: 6815

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine Washington, D.C.

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 9/1/99