M S Ridgely
Affiliation: RAND Corporation
- Bundled payment fails to gain a foothold In California: the experience of the IHA bundled payment demonstrationM Susan Ridgely
M Susan Ridgely is senior policy analyst at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, California
Health Aff (Millwood) 33:1345-52. 2014..Although bundled payment failed to gain a foothold in California, the evaluation provides lessons for future bundled payment initiatives. ..
- Managing Medicaid behavioral health care: findings of a national survey in the year 2000M Susan Ridgely
RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, California 90407, USA
Psychiatr Serv 57:1000-6. 2006..Although Medicaid is the primary payer for public mental health systems, relatively little is known about managed care arrangements at the health plan level...
- Florida's Medicaid mental health carve-out: lessons from the first years of implementationM S Ridgely
RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 26:400-15. 1999..These findings may offer guidance for other states implementing major managed care policy initiative for disabled Medicaid enrollees...
- Health plans respond to parity: managing behavioral health care in the Federal Employees Health Benefits ProgramM Susan Ridgely
RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
Milbank Q 84:201-18. 2006..Carriers dropped cost-restraining benefit limits. A smaller percentage also changed the management of the benefit, but these changes affected the care of many enrollees, making the overall parity effect noteworthy...
- State mental health policy: critical elements of public-sector managed behavioral health programs for severe mental illness in five StatesM Susan Ridgely
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
Psychiatr Serv 53:397-9. 2002
- Adopting information technology to drive improvements in patient safety: lessons from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality health information technology granteesCheryl L Damberg
RAND, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
Health Serv Res 44:684-700. 2009..To document and assess the experiences of 104 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)-funded health information technology (health IT) grantees in planning and implementing health IT systems...
- Crossed wires: how yesterday's privacy rules might undercut tomorrow's nationwide health information networkMichael D Greenberg
RAND Center for Corporate Ethics and Governance in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 28:450-2. 2009..This is necessary because the current framework of privacy laws is not well suited for regulating a transformed health care system, where computer networks supersede conventional communications media...
- Predictors of contact with public service sectors among homeless adults with and without alcohol and other drug disordersChloe E Bird
RAND, 1700 Main Street, P O Box 2138, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
J Stud Alcohol 63:716-25. 2002..This study examined the predictors of contact with agencies in the health, mental health, social welfare and criminal justice sectors by AOD status among a probability sample of homeless adults in Houston, Texas...
- Is conventional wisdom wrong? Coverage for substance abuse treatment under Medicaid managed careMargaret Maglione
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 30:285-90. 2006..About half of the waiver programs that covered substance abuse treatment covered methadone maintenance, but waiver programs employing comprehensive health plans were more likely to provide coverage for methadone maintenance...
- Managed behavioral health care: an instrument to characterize critical elements of public sector programsM Susan Ridgely
RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
Health Serv Res 37:1105-23. 2002..To develop an instrument to characterize public sector managed behavioral health care arrangements to capture key differences between managed and "unmanaged" care and among managed care arrangements...
- Payment under public and private insurance and access to cochlear implantsSteven Garber
RAND, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:1145-52. 2002..However, among hundreds of thousands of potential US candidates, only about 3000 received implants in 1999. To analyze whether insurance reimbursement levels may contribute to low access rates...
- Electronic prescribing and HIPAA privacy regulationMichael D Greenberg
RAND Health, 201 North Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Inquiry 41:461-8. 2004....
- Impact of full mental health and substance abuse parity for children in the Federal Employees Health Benefits ProgramSusan T Azrin
Westat, 1650 Research Blvd, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
Pediatrics 119:e452-9. 2007..This study examined the effects of full mental health and substance abuse parity for children...
- Mental health and substance abuse insurance parity for federal employees: how did health plans respond?Colleen L Barry
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
J Policy Anal Manage 27:155-70. 2008..This finding helps to explain the absence of an effect of the FEHB Program directive on total spending, and is relevant to the policy debate in Congress over federal parity...
- Behavioral health insurance parity for federal employeesHoward H Goldman
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21227, USA
N Engl J Med 354:1378-86. 2006..The plans were encouraged to manage care...