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Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
These findings suggest potential benefits of maintaining continuous Medicaid eligibility for beneficiaries with a severe mental illness.
Jan 1, 2003
There is room for significant reduction in the number of patients with poor control of GHb among all races, particularly among blacks and Hispanics.
Many eye care patients prefer to be treated by specialists with expertise in their conditions.
The authors studied 186,766 Medicare discharges to the community in 1999 from 694 inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRF).
The R 2 for the CD-RISC model is 11 percent.
This paper examines recent trends in benefits and premiums for individual health insurance products purchased by Californians.
Denials were particularly common for emergency care and durable medical equipment.
Implementing a correction for misreporting makes Medicare data useful for all ethnic groups.
Describe patterns of care for POAG and assess conformance with the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Preferred Practice Pattern (PPP).
The authors use data from the Health and Retirement Study to examine the elderly's out-of-pocket health care spending.
It is useful to ask whether insurance has any effect on health outcomes and whether public insurance is efficacious in preventing premature death.
Many deaths occur among persons without insurance coverage for hospice care.
Consumers, purchasers, and regulators are seeking information on quality for a variety of purposes.
Examines the effects of various kinds of private insurance for substance abuse.
Evaluates the applicability of process-of-care quality indicators to vulnerable elders in two senior managed care plans.
Performance measures and reporting have not been adopted throughout the US health care system.
The share of bonus payments to primary care physicians declined throughout the decade, but the share for primary care services increased.
In the selective contracting era, consumer choice has generally been absent in most state Medicaid programs, including California's (called Medi-Cal)
A majority of preservice appeals disputed choice of provider or contractual coverage issues, rather than medical necessity.
Whether income influences evidence-based medication use by older persons with diabetes mellitus in managed care with same prescription drug benefit.