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Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND, and Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Examines the effects of various kinds of private insurance for substance abuse.
Jan 1, 2003
Many deaths occur among persons without insurance coverage for hospice care.
Clinicians may fail to recommend continuation and maintenance treatment consistent with best practice guidelines.
At lower caps, a substantial proportion of Medicare patients exceeded their annual drug benefit.
To estimate the reliability and validity of survey measures used to evaluate health plans and providers from the consumer's perspective.
This increase in SSRI use after the formulary expansion cannot be fully attributed to desired substitution effects.
A sequential screening strategy that administers laboratory tests selectively is slightly less expensive than one that uses only self-report items.
Consideration should be given the potential impact of such changes on the treatment of individuals requiring specialty SA treatment.
The organization and financing of medical practice has experienced substantial changes during the past decade.
Evaluates the applicability of process-of-care quality indicators to vulnerable elders in two senior managed care plans.
Dec 31, 2002
Little empirical information exists about the details of such disputes and how they are actually handled.
Jan 1, 2002
The authors estimated the occurrence of secondary stroke, acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and vascular deaths among 2 large, managed care samples.
Two potential avenues of adverse selection, namely biased enrollment into plans and biased exit from plans offered by employers between 1991 and 1997.
Consumers have apprehensions about their ability to meaningfully interpret performance-based quality measures.
Variation in practice structure, financial arrangements, utilization and quality management systems for eye care practices with managed care contracts
Quantifies risk selection among competing Medicare managed care plans, using beneficiary survey data from the CAHPS.
Selective contracting with health care providers is one of the mechanisms HMOs use to lower health care costs for their enrollees.
Expert opinion has not been used as a basis for comparing different forms of health insurance.
These new results appear to owe themselves to our measurement of socioeconomic status at the individual level.
Effects of Cost-Containment Strategies Within Managed Care on Continuity of The Relationship Between Patients with Depression and Their Primary Care Providers