T S Rector

Summary

Affiliation: United Behavioral Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exhaustion of drug benefits and disenrollment of medicare beneficiaries from managed care organizations
    T S Rector
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, UnitedHealth Group, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1459, USA
    JAMA 283:2163-7. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of mailing information about nonurgent care on emergency department visits by Medicaid beneficiaries enrolled in managed care
    T S Rector
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation MN008 W109 TSR and PJV and Medicaid Programs MN012 S214 AJL, UnitedHealth Group, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Manag Care 5:1505-12. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of home hemoglobin A1c test kits to monitor the effectiveness of diabetes care
    T S Rector
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, UnitedHealth Group, MN008 W109, 9900 Bren Road East, Minnetonka, MN 55343, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 27:265-77. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of tiered prescription copayments on the use of preferred brand medications
    Thomas S Rector
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, UnitedHealth Group, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344, USA
    Med Care 41:398-406. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Insights into problems obtaining care believed necessary as measured by the Medicaid Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Survey (CAHPS)
    Patricia J Venus
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, Mail Stop MN002 260, 12125 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:797-803. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of secondary ischemic events among persons with atherosclerotic vascular disease
    Barbara G Vickrey
    RAND, Santa Monica, Calif, USA
    Stroke 33:901-6. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Do drug benefits help Medicare beneficiaries afford prescribed drugs?
    Thomas S Rector
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:213-22. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Identifying controlled substance patterns of utilization requiring evaluation using administrative claims data
    Stephen T Parente
    HSI Network LLC, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:783-90. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia in nursing home residents: factors associated with in-home care of EverCare enrollees
    Thomas S Rector
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:472-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical and analytical considerations in the study of health status in device trials for heart failure
    Sharon Lise T Normand
    Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Card Fail 11:396-403. 2005

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Exhaustion of drug benefits and disenrollment of medicare beneficiaries from managed care organizations
    T S Rector
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, UnitedHealth Group, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1459, USA
    JAMA 283:2163-7. 2000
    ..Increasing pharmaceutical utilization and costs and decreasing drug benefits increase the likelihood that medication use by such enrollees will exceed drug benefits, which may lead to health plan disenrollment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of mailing information about nonurgent care on emergency department visits by Medicaid beneficiaries enrolled in managed care
    T S Rector
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation MN008 W109 TSR and PJV and Medicaid Programs MN012 S214 AJL, UnitedHealth Group, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Manag Care 5:1505-12. 1999
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  3. ncbi request reprint Use of home hemoglobin A1c test kits to monitor the effectiveness of diabetes care
    T S Rector
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, UnitedHealth Group, MN008 W109, 9900 Bren Road East, Minnetonka, MN 55343, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 27:265-77. 2001
    ..Recent development of home test kits provides another opportunity for health plans to help members measure their HbA1c and to identify members with high levels...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of tiered prescription copayments on the use of preferred brand medications
    Thomas S Rector
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, UnitedHealth Group, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344, USA
    Med Care 41:398-406. 2003
    ..How much this financial incentive affects use of preferred brands has not been widely reported. The aim of this study was to estimate the effect of tiered copayments on the choice between preferred and nonpreferred brand medications...
  5. ncbi request reprint Insights into problems obtaining care believed necessary as measured by the Medicaid Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Survey (CAHPS)
    Patricia J Venus
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, Mail Stop MN002 260, 12125 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:797-803. 2003
    ..The Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Survey (CAHPS) is widely used to evaluate health plans; however there are few reports of Medicaid health plan efforts to improve performance as measured by CAHPS...
  6. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of secondary ischemic events among persons with atherosclerotic vascular disease
    Barbara G Vickrey
    RAND, Santa Monica, Calif, USA
    Stroke 33:901-6. 2002
    ..We estimated the occurrence of secondary stroke, acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and vascular deaths among 2 large, managed care samples...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do drug benefits help Medicare beneficiaries afford prescribed drugs?
    Thomas S Rector
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:213-22. 2004
    ..Drug benefits with high out-of-pocket costs might not be effective for beneficiaries who use medications for chronic diseases, especially those with low incomes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Identifying controlled substance patterns of utilization requiring evaluation using administrative claims data
    Stephen T Parente
    HSI Network LLC, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:783-90. 2004
    ..To develop a systems approach to identify, for further evaluation, patients with potential controlled substance misuse or mismanagement using software queries applied to administrative health claims data...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia in nursing home residents: factors associated with in-home care of EverCare enrollees
    Thomas S Rector
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:472-7. 2005
    ..To identify determinants of whether nursing home (NH) residents enrolled in EverCare were admitted to in-home intensive service days (ISDs) rather than a hospital when they were thought to have pneumonia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical and analytical considerations in the study of health status in device trials for heart failure
    Sharon Lise T Normand
    Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Card Fail 11:396-403. 2005
    ..The aim of this article is to provide recommendations to regulatory agencies and research sponsors regarding the use of health status measures in medical device trials...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relationships between clinical assessments and patients' perceptions of the effects of heart failure on their quality of life
    Thomas S Rector
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 152 2E, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Card Fail 12:87-92. 2006
    ..Hypothetically, most of the effects of heart failure on quality of life might be attributed to symptoms produced by the pathology. Relationships between measures of these concepts need to be quantified to test this conceptual model...