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Racial and ethnic minorities and persons with limited English proficiency face barriers to care, despite Medicaid-enabled financial access.
Jan 1, 2003
A sequential screening strategy that administers laboratory tests selectively is slightly less expensive than one that uses only self-report items.
The organization and financing of medical practice has experienced substantial changes during the past decade.
Consideration should be given the potential impact of such changes on the treatment of individuals requiring specialty SA treatment.
The authors estimated the occurrence of secondary stroke, acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and vascular deaths among 2 large, managed care samples.
Jan 1, 2002
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.
Little empirical information exists about the details of such disputes and how they are actually handled.
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
If managed behavioral health care research is to advance beyond simple case study comparisons, a well-conceptualized set of instruments is necessary.
Increasingly, consumers have multiple health insurance options. New information is being developed to help consumers with these choices.
Understanding the structures that have been put in place to handle mental health needs is critical to drawing conclusions from their experiences.
Physicians in solo and 2-physician practices were least satisfied with careers and reported more constraints on their clinical freedom and income.
Pharmaceutical Technology Assessment for Managed Care: Current Practice and Suggestions for Improvement
Jan 1, 2001
Found that the growth of managed care in the United States, particularly the growth of health maintenance organizations (HMOs), has had a profound effect on the practice location choices of both generalists and specialists.