Summary: Criteria to determine eligibility of patients for medical care programs and services.
Publications242 found, 100 shown here
- A practical method for transforming free-text eligibility criteria into computable criteriaSamson W Tu
Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Biomed Inform 44:239-50. 2011Formalizing eligibility criteria in a computer-interpretable language would facilitate eligibility determination for study subjects and the identification of studies on similar patient populations...
- Electronic screening improves efficiency in clinical trial recruitmentSamir R Thadani
Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:869-73. 2009....
- The accuracy and efficiency of electronic screening for recruitment into a clinical trial on COPDChristopher N Schmickl
Multidisciplinary Epidemiology and Translational Research in Intensive Care, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Respir Med 105:1501-6. 2011..Thus, the electronic screening tool accurately identifies potential study subjects and improves efficiency of patient accrual for a clinical trial on COPD. This method may be expanded into other institutional and clinical settings...
- Using population-based data to examine preventive services by disability type among dually eligible (Medicare/Medicaid) adultsAmanda Reichard
University of Kansas, Research and Training Center on Independent Living, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Disabil Health J 6:75-86. 2013..While much work has examined high expenditures, little is known about their health and details of their health care utilization...
- Dx for a careful approach to moving dual-eligible beneficiaries into managed care plansPatricia Neuman
Kaiser Family Foundation, Program on Medicare Policy, in Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1186-94. 2012....
- Portugal's special education law: implementing the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health in policy and practiceManuela Sanches-Ferreira
Special Education Department, School of Education, Porto Polytechnic, Rua Dr Roberto Frias, 602, Porto, 4200 465 Portugal
Disabil Rehabil 35:868-73. 2013..This paper describes the implementation of the ICF and its utility in the assessment process and eligibility determination of students for special education.
- Care coordination for dually eligible medicare-medicaid beneficiaries under the affordable care actDavid C Grabowski
Department of Health Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Aging Soc Policy 24:221-32. 2012....
- Dually-eligible working-age adults with disabilities: issues and challenges as health reform is implementedJean P Hall
Institute for Health and Disability Policy Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045 3101, USA
Disabil Health J 6:72-4. 2013..The papers included here consider the issues of health care access and outcomes as well as employment for this group of approximately four million individuals, many with complex health care needs and high costs...
- High-cost users among dual eligibles in three care settingsJudy Yip
CARF International in Tucson, Arizona, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:950-65. 2007..These findings suggest that policymakers and providers should consider care setting as an important component when designing disease management strategies...
- Development of an ICF-based eligibility procedure for education in SwitzerlandJudith Hollenweger
Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich, Departement Forschung und Entwicklung Waltersbachstrasse 5, CH 8090, Zurich, Switzerland
BMC Public Health 11:S7. 2011..Finally, some observations are made regarding transparent and just applications of the eligibility procedure, and the implementation of this new eligibility procedure...
- There is little experience and limited data to support policy making on integrated care for dual eligiblesMarsha R Gold
Mathematica Policy Research in Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1176-85. 2012..We also found data gaps that warrant prompt attention in order to provide national-level oversight and improve the evidence base for debating and tracking policy changes...
- Barriers to clinical trial participation by older women with breast cancerM Margaret Kemeny
Cancer and Leukemia Group B and the University ofChicago Medical Center, IL, USA
J Clin Oncol 21:2268-75. 2003..This study tested whether older patients were offered trials significantly less often than younger patients and whether older patients who were offered trials were more likely to refuse participation than younger patients...
- An evaluation of barriers to accrual in the era of legislation requiring insurance coverage of cancer clinical trial costs in CaliforniaCynthia L Martel
University of California Davis Cancer Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
Cancer J 10:294-300. 2004..In 2002, a new California law (SB37) required insurers to reimburse routine costs of care for cancer trials...
- Eligibility and outcomes reporting guidelines for clinical trials for patients in the state of a rising prostate-specific antigen: recommendations from the Prostate-Specific Antigen Working GroupHoward I Scher
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Clin Oncol 22:537-56. 2004..To define methodology to show clinical benefit for patients in the state of a rising prostate-specific antigen (PSA)...
- A dynamic analysis of GP visiting in Ireland: 1995-2001Anne Nolan
Economic and Social Research Institute, 4 Burlington Road, Dublin 4, Ireland
Health Econ 16:129-43. 2007....
- Recent trends in State Children's Health Insurance Program eligibility and coverage for CSHCNHao Yu
RAND Corporation, 4570 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Pediatrics 124:S337-42. 2009..Although many studies have examined these issues, few have focused on children with special health care needs (CSHCN). With this study we aimed to fill this gap in the literature...
- State infant/toddler program policies for eligibility and services provision for young children with autismAubyn C Stahmer
Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Children s Hospital, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 34:29-37. 2007..Results indicate few consistencies among states in policies and practices regarding the identification and care of infants and toddlers with autism. The implications of state variation for policy makers are discussed...
- MedicaidSara Rosenbaum
George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
N Engl J Med 346:635-40. 2002
- Duration from seroconversion to eligibility for antiretroviral therapy and from ART eligibility to death in adult HIV-infected patients from low and middle-income countries: collaborative analysis of prospective studiesSimon Wandel
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
Sex Transm Infect 84:i31-i36. 2008..Estimation of the number of people in need of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in resource-limited settings requires information on the time from seroconversion to ART eligibility and from ART eligibility to death...
- Beneficiaries' perceptions of new Medicare health plan choice print materialsL D Harris-Kojetin
Health Care Financ Rev 23:21-35. 2001..Based on the findings, we present policy recommendations for the development and dissemination of Medicare health plan information to beneficiaries...
- Implications of Part D for mentally ill dual eligibles: a challenge for MedicareNancy E Morden
Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:491-500. 2006..We discuss the details and policy implications of this challenge...
- Medicaid 1915(c) home and community-based services waivers across the statesA J Leblanc
Disability Statistics Center, Institute for Health and Aging, 3333 California Street, Room 340, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 22:159-74. 2000..Substantial new growth in this program may require fundamental changes in HCBS waiver policies...
- Study design issues and early stage non-small cell lung cancerJoan H Schiller
University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
Clin Cancer Res 11:5030s-5032s. 2005..Education of health care professionals regarding the benefits of adjuvant therapies, to decrease a sense of nihilism and to increase referrals, and international collaborations may also be necessary to increase accrual...
- Supplemental Insurance for Community Aged and Disabled Beneficiaries: 1999Lauren A Murray
Health Care Financ Rev 23:161-3. 2002
- Health status of dually eligible beneficiaries in managed care plansTerry R Lied
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CMS, Baltimore, MD 21244 1850, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 25:59-74. 2004..Our results suggest that quality improvement initiatives that center on pain and depression management in the dually eligible population present important opportunities for collaboration between Medicare and Medicaid...
- Association between interruptions in medicaid coverage and use of inpatient psychiatric servicesJeffrey S Harman
Department of Health Services Administration, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:999-1005. 2003..This study sought to determine the impact of interruptions in Medicaid coverage on the use of Medicaid-reimbursed inpatient psychiatric services over a four-year period...
- Consequences of states' policies for SCHIP disenrollmentAndrew W Dick
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 23:65-88. 2002..The increased disenrollment rate at recertification is completely eliminated by a policy of passive re-enrollment...
- Eligibility, the ICF and the UN Convention: Australian perspectivesRos Madden
Australian ICF Disability and Rehabilitation Research Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
BMC Public Health 11:S6. 2011....
- Managed care and dually eligible beneficiaries: challenges in coordinationEdith G Walsh
Research Triangle Institute, 411 Waverley Oaks Road, Suite 330, Waltham, MA 02452 8414, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 24:63-82. 2002....
- Eligibility policies for the state AIDS drug assistance programsR J Buchanan
Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station 77843 1266, USA
Soc Work Health Care 32:81-104. 2001....
- States' control of prescription drug spending: a heterogeneous approachNancy E Morden
University of Washington, in Seattle, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1032-8. 2005....
- Trends and issues in the Medicaid 1915(c) waiver programN A Miller
Policy Sciences Graduate Program, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 20:139-60. 1999....
- Inpatient utilization by dual Medicare-Medicaid eligibles in Medicare risk HMOs and fee for service, California, 1991-1996Elizabeth M Sloss
RAND Corporation, Arlington, Virginia 22202, USA
Manag Care Interface 17:30-4, 41. 2004..The results are consistent with previous findings documenting the high cost of dual eligibles, with the lower use in HMOs likely the result of differences in beneficiary characteristics and delivery of care between systems...
- Substitution of SCHIP for private coverage: results from a 2002 evaluation in ten statesAnna Sommers
Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:529-37. 2007..This suggests that relatively few SCHIP enrollees could have retained private coverage and that even fewer had parents who felt that the option was affordable...
- Predicting state Medicaid home and community based waiver participants and expenditures, 1992-1997C Harrington
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0612, USA
Gerontologist 40:673-86. 2000..The study examined trends and predictors of state Medicaid home and community based waiver participants and expenditures from 1992 to 1997 to identify factors of interest to policy makers and clinicians...
- Trends in Medicaid prescription drug utilization and payments, 1990-97D K Baugh
Office of Strategic Planning, Health Care Financing Administration, Baltimore, MD 21244, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 20:79-105. 1999..These findings will aid policymakers in setting prepaid plan rates for prescription drugs and monitoring access to care in Medicaid...
- The effect of state early intervention eligibility policy on participation among a cohort of young CSHCNBeth McManus
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pediatrics 124:S368-74. 2009..This purpose of this study was to describe differences in early intervention (EI) participation according to state among a cohort of young children with parent-reported developmental delays and disabilities...
- The Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waiver and supported employmentM West
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Supported Employment, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23284 2011, USA
Am J Ment Retard 104:78-87. 1999..Low reimbursement rates to provider agencies and disinterest of providers in using waiver funds were significant barriers to expansion of service capacity...
- [The general practitioner's role in the Swiss Invalidity Insurance]F Peric
Regionaler Arztlicher Dienst RAD, IV Stelle, SVA Zurich
Praxis (Bern 1994) 94:1345-7. 2005
- Expanding public health insurance to parents: effects on children's coverage under MedicaidLisa Dubay
The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Health Serv Res 38:1283-301. 2003..To assess whether expanding public health insurance coverage to parents leads to increases in Medicaid participation among children...
- Eligibility for government insurance if immigrant provisions of welfare reform are repealedOlveen Carrasquillo
Division of General Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1680-2. 2003
- Dual eligiblesPatricia Nemore
Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc, USA
Issue Brief Cent Medicare Educ 5:1-6. 2004..Yet they face numerous difficulties in coordinating benefits between these programs. In this brief we look at who the dual enrollees are and offer tips as to how you can help your clients maximize their benefits...
- Disenrollment from a state child health insurance plan: are families jumping S(c)HIP?Allison Kempe
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, the Children s Outcomes Research Program, and The Children s Hospital, Denver, CO 80218, USA
Ambul Pediatr 4:154-61. 2004..Colorado's Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) is a non-Medicaid state child health plan that began enrollment in April 1998. Families are disenrolled 12 months after enrollment if they fail to re-enroll...
- The worsening Medicaid fiscal crisis. Implications for hospitalsMolly Collins
Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, 4750 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 26:349-54. 2003....
- Addressing coverage gaps for low-income parentsLisa Dubay
Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 23:225-34. 2004..Such expansions would still leave many noncitizen parents uninsured and would require reaching and enrolling families whose children have remained uninsured despite being eligible for public coverage...
- Welfare reform, labor supply, and health insurance in the immigrant populationGeorge J Borjas
John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
J Health Econ 22:933-58. 2003..The immigrants responded by increasing their labor supply, thereby raising the probability of being covered by employer-sponsored health insurance...
- The impact of local welfare offices on children's enrollment in Medicaid and SCHIPR Andrew Allison
Kansas Health Institute, Topeka 66603, USA
Inquiry 40:390-400. 2003..To avoid a potential trade-off between local offices' impact on enrollment and retention, the study suggests that states such as Kansas consider improvements in automation to support caseworkers' difficult jobs...
- State experiences with crowd-out under SCHIPAnna Scanlon
NCSL Legisbrief 12:1-2. 2004
- Racial disparities in prescription drug use among dually eligible beneficiariesJennifer Schore
Health Care Financ Rev 25:77-90. 2003....
- Tracking changes in eligibility and coverage among children, 1996-2002Thomas M Selden
Division of Modeling and Simulation, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in Rockville, Maryland, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 23:39-50. 2004..Nevertheless, we find evidence of dramatic improvements in program participation, reflecting the success of efforts to improve outreach, simplify enrollment, and increase retention...
- Medicare Part D: state and local efforts to assist vulnerable beneficiariesLaura Summer
Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University, USA
Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 34:1-15. 2008..Wider use of these practices has the potential to substantially improve the Medicare Part D program for the most vulnerable beneficiaries. Achieving this, however, will require continued and enhanced federal and state support...
- Benefits and consequences for the poor and the disabledRachel A Elliott
University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
N Engl J Med 353:2739-41. 2005
- Are adults benefiting from state coverage expansions?Sharon K Long
Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, in Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w1-14. 2006..Because constraints on state resources are putting pressure on expansion efforts, we find evidence that cutbacks will place more adults at risk of being uninsured...
- Enrolling vulnerable, uninsured but eligible children in public health insurance: association with health status and primary care accessGregory D Stevens
Division of Community Health, Department of Family Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
Pediatrics 117:e751-9. 2006....
- Uninsurance among children whose parents are losing Medicaid coverage: Results from a statewide survey of Oregon familiesJennifer E DeVoe
Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Health Serv Res 43:401-18. 2008..1 percent in 2002 to 12.3 percent in 2004 (over 110,000 uninsured children). Among the uninsured children, over half of them were likely eligible for public health insurance coverage...
- How stable is medicaid coverage for children?Gerry Lynn Fairbrother
Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:520-8. 2007..Continuity implies that states can demand more of the health care system to improve the quality of care; short gaps imply that policies and procedures should be revisited to reduce gaps for eligible children...
- Long-term care insurance in Japan: implications for U.S. long-term care policySusan Crocker Houde
University of Massachusetts Lowell, Department of Nursing Lowell, MA 01854, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 33:7-13. 2007..Revisions to the Japanese system and implications for U.S. long-term care policy are discussed...
- Implementing the Medicare drug benefit in a diverse inner-city communityJoann Stubbings
Research and Public Policy, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:193-9. 2007..An integrated effort to maintain continued access to pharmacy services and prescribed medications for patients in an inner-city community before and during the implementation of the Medicare prescription drug benefit is described...
- Treatment and survival differences in older Medicare patients with lung cancer as compared with those who are dually eligible for Medicare and MedicaidCathy J Bradley
Department of Health Administration and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grant House, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
J Clin Oncol 26:5067-73. 2008..Dual eligibility is associated with low socioeconomic status. However, Medicaid coverage in addition to Medicare removes many financial barriers to care...
- How much can really be saved by rolling back SCHIP? The net cost of public health insurance for childrenThomas M Selden
Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
Inquiry 42:16-28. 2005..Our results strengthen the benefit-cost argument against implementing rollbacks in SCHIP...
- Gains in children's health insurance coverage but additional progress neededLisa Dubay
Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, 2100 M St, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Pediatrics 114:1338-40. 2004
- The State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and prepregnancy coverage of teenage mothersE Kathleen Adams
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Med Care 46:1071-8. 2008..Prepregnancy insurance coverage of adolescents may help reduce unintended pregnancies, address other medical issues, and allow for early and adequate prenatal care for those carrying to term...
- The dual enrolled as a disadvantaged population: developing culturally informed interventions for Tennessee Medicare/Medicaid womenRuthbeth Finerman
University of Memphis, TN, USA
J Health Hum Serv Adm 26:269-97. 2003..Results aided the design of a series of site-appropriate interventions aimed at improving the utilization of mammography screening among Tennessee's Dual Enrolled: Medicare beneficiaries who are also enrolled in Medicare...
- MassHealth succeeds in expanding coverage for adultsSharon K Long
Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute, 2100 M St, N W, Washington DC 20037, USA
Inquiry 41:268-79. 2004..Understanding the impacts of the expansion efforts in Massachusetts adds to the base of knowledge that will be critical for guiding states when the economy recovers and the resources needed for expansion again become available...
- Barriers to Medicaid enrollment: who is at risk?Jennifer Stuber
The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
Am J Public Health 95:292-8. 2005..We identified factors associated with levels of knowledge about Medicaid eligibility rules and perceived Medicaid enrollment barriers...
- Prenatal care initiation among very low-income women in the aftermath of welfare reform: does pre-pregnancy Medicaid coverage make a difference?Deborah Rosenberg
Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago, Illinois, 60612, USA
Matern Child Health J 11:11-7. 2007..To examine pre-pregnancy Medicaid coverage and initiation of prenatal care among women likely eligible for Medicaid coverage regardless of pregnancy...
- State payment limitations on Medicare cost-sharing: impact on dually eligible beneficiariesJanet B Mitchell
Division for Health Services and Social Policy Research, RTI International, 411 Waverley Oakes Road, Suite 330, Waltham, MA 02452 8414, USA
Inquiry 41:391-400. 2004..Cost-sharing payments fell in six of the nine states following the BBA, and access to outpatient physician visits for dually eligible beneficiaries was reduced relative to non-dually eligible beneficiaries in those states...
- The devil may be in the details: how the characteristics of SCHIP programs affect take-upBarbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
J Policy Anal Manage 24:499-522. 2005..Our results provide evidence that state program characteristics are significant determinants of program success...
- The dynamics of health insurance coverage: 1996 to 2000Amanda Brodt
AcademyHealth, Health Care Financing and Organization, USA
Find Brief 9:1-5. 2006
- Special issues for younger Medicare beneficiaries with disabilitiesBonnie Burns
California Health Advocates, USA
Issue Brief Cent Medicare Educ 4:1-8. 2003..In this brief we focus on how people with disabilities qualify for Medicare and how their Medicare benefits coordinate with other types of health benefits they may have...
- Playing the lottery: HCBS lawsuits and other Medicaid litigation on behalf of the developmentally disabledMargaret K Feltz
Health Matrix Clevel 12:181-238. 2002
- Medicaid: past successes and future challengesJane Perkins
National Health Law Program, Chapel Hill, N C, USA
Health Matrix Clevel 12:7-38. 2002
- The impact of managed care on the substance abuse treatment patterns and outcomes of Medicaid beneficiaries: Maryland's HealthChoice programSusan L Ettner
UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, 911 Broxton Plaza, Room 106, Box 951736, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 30:41-62. 2003..Thus, the study disclosed no empirical evidence that health plans respond to capitation by reducing SA services...
- Interactions between Medicare and Medicaid home care in Connecticut: responses to the 1997 BBAK Liu
The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Home Health Care Serv Q 20:75-88. 2001..We conducted a study of Medicare-Medicaid dynamics in the state of Connecticut to shed light on the inter-relationships of the two funding sources...
- Disenrollment and re-enrollment patterns in a SCHIPElizabeth A Shenkman
University of Florida, Department of Pediatrics, 5700 SW, 34th Street, Suite 323, Gainesville, FL 32608 USA
Health Care Financ Rev 23:47-63. 2002..Disenrollment was reduced by 20 percent after the changes were implemented. Disenrollment and re-enrollment rates varied significantly based on the child's health and family income...
- Medicaid and managed care: a lasting relationship?Robert E Hurley
Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 22:77-88. 2003..But continuing changes in the managed care marketplace and financial distress in state budgets present new challenges to the strength and durability of this relationship...
- Poor program's progress: the unanticipated politics of Medicaid policyLawrence D Brown
Department of Health Policy and Management, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 22:31-44. 2003..That Medicaid has fared better than a "poor people's program" supposedly could has provocative implications for health reform debates...
- Urban homelessness and poverty during economic prosperity and welfare reform: changes in self-reported comorbidities, insurance, and sources for usual care, 1995-1997THOMAS P O'TOOLE
Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Urban Health 79:200-10. 2002..These findings suggest more need for medical care among homeless and urban poor persons in 1997 compared with 1995 and support the continued need for outreach and support services despite a vigorous economy...
- Toward estimating the impact of changes in immigrants' insurance eligibility on hospital expenditures for uncompensated careLiana D Castel
Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715 USA
BMC Health Serv Res 3:1. 2003..Our goal was to assess the effect of PRWORA on hospital uncompensated care in the United States...
- What other programs can teach us: increasing participation in health insurance programsDahlia K Remler
Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 93:67-74. 2003..We find that making benefit receipt automatic is the most effective means of ensuring high take-up, while there is little evidence that stigma is important...
- The effects of SCHIP on children's health insurance coverage: early evidence from the community tracking studyPeter J Cunningham
Center for Studying Health System Change, USA
Med Care Res Rev 59:359-83. 2002..These results reflect the early stages of SCHIP implementation, however, and are subject to change as the SCHIP programs mature...
- Who shall care for the children of the poor and uninsured? Pediatric dentistry in the United StatesWilliam Lieberman
Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey, USA
Hosp Top 80:15-20. 2002..Whatever approaches are undertaken, cost-benefit analyses should be done to demonstrate economic value...
- Participation in a public insurance program: subsidies, crowd-out, and adverse selectionStephen H Long
RAND, Arlington, VA 22202, USA
Inquiry 39:243-57. 2002..Overall participation in the subsidized plan is also modest, even though participants benefit from it. The challenge to policymakers is to find program design characteristics, beyond subsidies, that attract the uninsured...
- Medicaid coverage for the working uninsured: the role of state policyRandall R Bovbjerg
Urban Instituteś Health Policy Center, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:231-43. 2002..The analysis suggests that expanded and better-targeted federal assistance coupled with greater state flexibility would be needed to achieve this goal...
- Getting the elderly their dueDavid Carliner
Elder Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:198-201. 2002
- Welfare leavers' use of Medicaid transitional medical assistance in California, 1993-1997Jane Mauldon
Goldman School of Public Policy and at UC DATA, University of California, Berkeley 94720 5100, USA
Inquiry 39:372-87. 2002..Supplementary analyses using data from the National Survey of America's Families indicate that if fully implemented, TMA could have substantially reduced uninsurance among welfare leavers...
- Barriers to access to health care. Introduction: are the walls tumbling down? Hardly. Are the sands shifting? SurelyLouise W McKinney
Case Western Reserve University Law School, Ohio, USA
Health Matrix Clevel 12:1-6. 2002
- When more means less. Utah gets federal approval limiting Medicaid services to some to provide a basic health package to 25,000 low-income uninsuredMark Taylor
Mod Healthc 32:6-7. 2002..The project marks the first time the federal government has let a state offer a Medicaid benefit plan that fails to cover hospitalization and reduces benefits for some enrollees in order to expand access for others...
- Coverage gaps for Medicaid-eligible children in the wake of federal welfare reformJennifer Haley
Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Inquiry 40:158-68. 2003..This paper shows that following federal welfare reform, states have faced new challenges reaching and enrolling the growing numbers of eligible children who are not connected with the welfare system...
- The ABCs of children's health care: how the Medicaid expansions affected access, burdens, and coverage between 1987 and 1996Jessica S Banthin
Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
Inquiry 40:133-45. 2003....
- Variations in state-level definitions: children with special health care needsNathaniel S Beers
Division of General Pediatrics, Children s National Medical Center, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
Public Health Rep 118:434-47. 2003..Epidemiological studies show that 3.8%-32% of children could be classified as children with special health care needs, depending on the definition and method of determination used...
- Utah could open the floodgatesEd Lovern
Mod Healthc 32:7, 9. 2002
- Timing of insurance coverage and use of prenatal care among low-income womenSusan Egerter
Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Box 0900, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Am J Public Health 92:423-7. 2002..This study examined the relationship between timing of insurance coverage and prenatal care among low-income women...
- SCHIP making progress: increased take-up contributes to coverage gainsPeter J Cunningham
Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 22:163-72. 2003..Although uninsurance rates still can be decreased further, state budget pressures threaten the momentum toward higher participation in public programs...
- Factors associated with Medicaid enrollment for low-income children in the United StatesChyongchiou J Lin
Department of Health Services Administration, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
J Health Soc Policy 16:35-51. 2003..Children with better health status were less likely to be enrolled in Medicaid. In addition, children whose parents were uninsured were more likely not to be enrolled in Medicaid...
- Making the Health Insurance Flexibility and Accountability (HIFA) waiver work through collaborative governanceBarbara J Zabawa
Ann Health Law 12:367-410, table of contents. 2003....
- Millions of mothers lack health insurance coverage in the United States. Most uninsured mothers lack access both to employer-based coverage and to publicly subsidized health insuranceJocelyn Guyer
Int J Health Serv 32:89-106. 2002....
- Eligibility and enrollment of adolescents in Medicaid and SCHIP: recent progress, current challengesMadlyn C Morreale
Center for Adolescent Health and the Law, 310 Kildaire Road, Suite 100, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
J Adolesc Health 32:25-39. 2003..To examine the effect of recent federal and state policy changes on adolescents' eligibility and enrollment in Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)...
- Medicaid and mental healthMary Giliberti
Health Aff (Millwood) 22:251. 2003
- Review and analysis of incremental approaches to meeting the needs of the uninsured and under-insuredPatrick A Rivers
Graduate School of Health Administration and Policy, Arizona State University, USA
Health Serv Manage Res 16:116-26. 2003..The underlying assumptions of the proposed strategies were examined, and the conditions necessary for the successful implementation of these strategies were also discussed...
- Education rights and the special needs childMargaret A Dalton
Patient Advocacy Program, Legal Clinics, University of San Diego School of Law, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110, USA
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 11:859-68. 2002..The law sets forth specific guidelines for the evaluation, assessment, and eligibility determination. Unique to each child, the IEP is the written plan that documents the child's special education and ..
- Bridging the Semantic Gap Between Research Eligibility Criteria and Clinical DataChunhua Weng; Fiscal Year: 2013..guidance to navigate the vast space of data features and intelligent inferences from data features for eligibility determination. A user must understand the characteristics of available data before using them to search for patients...
- Periodontal Therapy: Effects on Glycemic Control in Community Health CentersGeorge Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007..registries; (3) test the effectiveness of different methods of contacting the 200 sampled patients for eligibility determination and recruitment for participation in a screening visit and the full-scale RCT; (4) determine the ..
- Patients' and families' home care service prioritiesDavid Casarett; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cancer-Related Disparities in the Elderly PopulationSiran Koroukian; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Using MEPS Data to Inform Public-Plan ConsumerismMatthew Davis; Fiscal Year: 2007..Findings will have immediate relevance for implementation of the HOA projects and other consumerism efforts. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home OwnershipDavid C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010..By examining this relationship using a novel empirical strategy, this study provides an opportunity to improve the quality of care for the millions of Americans receiving care in the nursing home setting. ..
- Leveraging Medicare Payment & Reporting Policies to Improve Nursing Home QualityDavid C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important research and policy-relevant contributions aimed at improving the quality of care for all nursing home residents. ..
- Naltrexone Treatment of Alcohol Abuse in SchizophreniaSteven Batki; Fiscal Year: 2006..Study outcomes will consist of self-report and biological measures of alcohol use as well as measures of psychiatric symptom severity and medical service utilization. ..
- Impact of the Medicare Part D Benzodiazepine Exclusion on Managed Care PatientsSusan Ettner; Fiscal Year: 2008..Our findings will inform the ongoing debate over amending Part D legislation to include BZD coverage by providing objective data to guide policymakers on the likely costs and benefits. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Treatment Patterns, Expenditures and Outcomes in MBHOsSusan Ettner; Fiscal Year: 2005..e., how psychotherapy visits are associated with outcomes and expenditures. Selection models will be used to estimate this relationship for patients with and without drug use. ..
- Economics of Formulary Design and Mental Health PolicyHaiden Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2006..Huskamp the training, mentoring, time and resources to develop the skills that will put her in a position to lead independent research on the economics of pharmaceutical treatment for mental illnesses. ..
- Costs of Preventing Alcohol Problems in Older AdultsSusan Ettner; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Development of an Instrument to Measure Health LiteracyLauren McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Improving Hepatitis C Treatment in Injection Drug UsersSteven Batki; Fiscal Year: 2007..Finally, the studies will also provide information about the influence of active drug and alcohol use on HCV medical outcomes such as treatment completion and SVR. ..
- Effects of Mental Parity on High-Cost and Severely-Ill IndividualsHaiden A Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2011..We will estimate a combination of two-part random-effects models for longitudinal data, latent class random-effects models, logistic regression models, Poisson regression models, and hazard models to address these aims. ..
- Patient and family participation in hospice team meetingDebra Parker Oliver; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results of this study will provide preliminary data for a larger multi-phase, multi-site follow-up project. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Relationship of Frailty to Multimorbidity and DisabilityChristine Cigolle; Fiscal Year: 2007..The proposed research will be an initial step to a more comprehensive study that will incorporate linked Medicare claims data and longitudinal survey data. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Understanding/Preventing Math Problem/Solving DisabilityLynn Fuchs; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Alcohol Effects on Smoking Urge and BehaviorAndrea King; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Behavioral Interventions for the Dually DiagnosedMarc Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Developing Practice Improvement ResearchSusan Payne; Fiscal Year: 2007..Research is needed to identify the most successful approaches to Ql, make the most effective use of scarce resources for Ql, and share the lessons learned in Maine with the rest of the nation. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Impact of Medicaid Prescription Copayments in Patients with SchizophreniaJalpa Doshi; Fiscal Year: 2009..The findings of our study will help inform policymakers about the intended and unintended consequences of prescription copayments in Medicaid patients with schizophrenia. ..
- GROUP CBT FOR DEPRESSION IN CLIENTS WITH AOD DISORDERSKatherine Watkins; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Organizational Change to Improve Access and RetentionDennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Socio-Ecological Variables/Cancer Screening Behaviors?Ninez Ponce; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Correlates of Duration of Initial Untreated PsychosisMICHAEL COMPTON; Fiscal Year: 2008..The overall aim of the research project is to provide an in-depth exploration of the potential causes and consequences of initially untreated psychosis among first-episode patients. ..
- EFFECT OF POTASSIUM BICARBONATE ON BONE AND MUSCLEBess Dawson Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Understanding Access to Hospice CareMelissa Carlson; Fiscal Year: 2008..This information is critical for understanding disparities in use of hospice and for informing policies to increase the availability of hospice to patients with terminal illness and their families. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Health and Social Context of Infant Death: Reflections from South AfricaCynthia Minkovitz; Fiscal Year: 2008..It also will provide client-based information that will enable the development of targeted interventions and policies to address these factors and improve service systems and community resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Neural Correlates of Perceptual Expertise for Faces and Letters in AutismJames McPartland; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Convergence Insuffiency Treatment TrialMitchell Scheiman; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care FacilitiesRobert Kane; Fiscal Year: 2004..The database consists of 3125 residents in 98 nursing units from 62 facilities. Results should shed light on the current policy debate over nursing home staffing standards. ..
- PERCEPTION OF RISK AND BEHAVIOR IN THE ELDERLYDonald Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Addiction Medicine Physicians and Care for Hepatitis CALAIN LITWIN; Fiscal Year: 2003..Data from this study will have relevance to both drug abuse treatment policy and clinical practice. ..
- Physical Activity, Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer RiskLeslie Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Informal Care of Older Adults and Medicare ExpendituresCOURTNEY VAN HOUTVEN; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Health Outcomes for Uninsured Older Adults-IIDavid Baker; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- TRUCKING FIRM CHARACTERISTICS, DRIVER INJURY AND OUTCOMEArthur Oleinick; Fiscal Year: 2003..Predictive value is evaluated by ROC curves, the Bayes Information Criteria or other recommended approaches. ..
- Client and Counselor Attitudes Toward MedicationDennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2003..Aim 4. Test the impact of persuasion messages on medication usage attitudes, beliefs, normative beliefs, and attentions among both clients and counselors. ..
- Time-Factors in Exposure Effects Among Uranium WorkersDavid Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- NIH OSTEOPOROSIS & RELATED BONE DISEASES RESOURCE CENTERBess Dawson Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2002..Specific efforts include supporting the National Osteoporosis Data Group, collecting and disseminating definitive statistics on bone diseases and on conditions co-morbid with osteoporosis, and preparing summary reports. ..
- IMPROVING COMPLIANCE WITH ANTIRETROVIRAL MEDICATIONSMarc Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2002..The primary outcome measure will be MEMS-measured adherence to correct dose-time. Secondary outcome measures will include cost-effectiveness and viral load. ..
- PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY GROUPPHILIP BREITFELD; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF FAMILIAL EPILEPSYRuth Ottman; Fiscal Year: 2001..g., generalized epilepsy, localization-related epilepsy). ..
- WORK-RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES: REDUCING THE BURDENPamela Peele; Fiscal Year: 2003..Test and validate predictive models of work-related motor vehicle crashes, by using prospectively collected data on the Citv's workforce and vehicles. ..
- Impact of Financing on Outcomes of Methadone MaintenanceDennis Deck; Fiscal Year: 2004..Proximity to a methadone clinic is strongly related to access to methadone maintenance and will be used as an instrumental variable in some analyses. ..
- SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT: EFFECT ON SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAMBradley Stein; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Literacy and Mortality Among Elderly PersonsMichael Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- RESOURCE USE AND PATIENT OUTCOMES IN MEDICARE HOME CARERichard Fortinsky; Fiscal Year: 2006..Results will help provide useful scientific evidence to Medicare home care agency decision makers in the PPS and OBQI eras. ..
- GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SEIZURE DISORDERS IN ROCHESTERRuth Ottman; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Payees, Disability Payments and Dual DiagnosisMarc Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2006..These studies will address fundamental questions about dispensing of disability payments and assignment of payees to dually diagnosed beneficiaries, questions that cannot be ethically addressed by prospective trials. ..
- Disability Risk in Work-Related Musculoskeletal InjuryGary Franklin; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Resource and QOL Consequences of Lung Cancer ScreeningMargaret Byrne; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- A Randomized Trial of the STAR Program for Children with Autism Spectrum DisorderDavid Mandell; Fiscal Year: 2009..Findings from the proposed study would provide timely and critical evidence regarding the implementation and effectiveness of one promising practice, with direct relevance to translation of findings into practice and policy. ..
- Contingent Reinforcement of Compliance in Drug UsersMarc Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2004..Important process measures will be whether IMF (cues to remember doses, changes in substance use). A secondary aim will be to evaluate the temporal concordance between use of substances and medication non-compliance. ..
- The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and Home Care for CancerMeredith Kilgore; Fiscal Year: 2006..Data generated from this study can be used to guide federal decision makers in formulating policies related to home health services for older cancer patients. ..
- GENES AND THE ESTROGEN EFFECT ON ENDOMETRIAL CANCERGiske Ursin; Fiscal Year: 2006..We will also examine in detail the possible impact of phytoestrogens on endometrial cancer risk reduction in conjunction with HRT, obesity and the eight candidate genes under evaluation. ..
- Mechanistic models in occupational cancer epidemiologyDavid Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- LABOR MARKET OUTCOMES OF LONG TERM CANCER SURVIVORSCathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Capture-Recapture Estimates of Workplace Injury RatesLESLIE BODEN; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Brief Nursing Intervention to Prevent Poor Psychosocial Outcomes in Living DonorsMary Amanda Dew; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Diabetes and Drug-Associated Hyperkalemia: Effect of Laboratory MonitoringMarsha Raebel; Fiscal Year: 2008..The findings will also assist in developing a framework for future studies to evaluate the effects and costs of medication-laboratory monitoring among patients with diabetes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Health Literacy and Children with Special NeedsDolores Acevedo Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2006..g. access, care coordination. III. Level of social support moderates the relationship between health literacy and service-related outcomes ..
- Life Cycle Effects of Health Insurance on Elderly HealthJalpa Doshi; Fiscal Year: 2006..We will use these estimates to simulate the effect of changes in the age of Medicare eligibility on health, medical service use and Medicare expenditure. ..
- Capitation Adjustment for Children with Special Health Care NeedsHao Yu; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable]..
- Overweight in Children: A New View Using the Population Attributable FractionDeborah Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..