insurance benefits

Summary

Summary: Payments or services provided under stated circumstances under the terms of an insurance policy. In prepayment programs, benefits are the services the programs will provide at defined locations and to the extent needed.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Special issues for younger Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities
    Bonnie Burns
    California Health Advocates, USA
    Issue Brief Cent Medicare Educ 4:1-8. 2003
  2. pmc Experience in the United States with public deliberation about health insurance benefits using the small group decision exercise, CHAT
    Marion Danis
    Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 33:205-14. 2010
  3. ncbi Who is giving up the free lunch? The insured patients' decision to access health insurance benefits and its determinants: Evidence from a low-income country
    Ardeshir Sepehri
    Department of Economics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V5, Canada
    Health Policy 92:250-8. 2009
  4. ncbi Health insurance benefit packages prioritized by low-income clients in India: three criteria to estimate effectiveness of choice
    David Mark Dror
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, Institute for Health Policy and Management, rte de Frontenex 39B, 1207 Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 64:884-96. 2007
  5. ncbi Use of antidepressants among Canadian workers receiving depression-related short-term disability benefits
    Carolyn S Dewa
    Health Systems Research and Counseling Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 54:724-9. 2003
  6. pmc Industrial accident compensation insurance benefits on cerebrovascular and heart disease in Korea
    Hyeong Su Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Konkuk University, Chungju, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 18:483-8. 2003
  7. ncbi The effect of mandating complementary and alternative medicine services on insurance benefits in Washington State
    Carolyn A Watts
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 357660, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:1001-8. 2004
  8. ncbi Community exercise program use and changes in healthcare costs for older adults
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:232-7. 2003
  9. ncbi The role of consumer knowledge of insurance benefits in the demand for preventive health care among the elderly
    Stephen T Parente
    Department of Health Care Management, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Health Econ 14:25-38. 2005
  10. pmc Medicare beneficiary counseling programs: what are they and do they work?
    L A McCormack
    Health Economics Research, Inc, Waltham, MA 02154, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 18:127-40. 1996

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  1. ncbi Special issues for younger Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities
    Bonnie 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...
  2. pmc Experience in the United States with public deliberation about health insurance benefits using the small group decision exercise, CHAT
    Marion Danis
    Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 33:205-14. 2010
    ..Some municipalities have used it to assess public priorities for direct service delivery to the uninsured. Setting up the exercise requires substantial preparation, but the public finds it simple to use and understand...
  3. ncbi Who is giving up the free lunch? The insured patients' decision to access health insurance benefits and its determinants: Evidence from a low-income country
    Ardeshir Sepehri
    Department of Economics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V5, Canada
    Health Policy 92:250-8. 2009
    ..This paper examines the determinants of the insured's decision to use their health insurance card when seeking outpatient and inpatient health care in Vietnam...
  4. ncbi Health insurance benefit packages prioritized by low-income clients in India: three criteria to estimate effectiveness of choice
    David Mark Dror
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, Institute for Health Policy and Management, rte de Frontenex 39B, 1207 Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 64:884-96. 2007
    ..budget of about 11 US dollars per household per year, to identify priorities of poor people regarding health insurance benefits in India in late 2005...
  5. ncbi Use of antidepressants among Canadian workers receiving depression-related short-term disability benefits
    Carolyn S Dewa
    Health Systems Research and Counseling Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 54:724-9. 2003
    ....
  6. pmc Industrial accident compensation insurance benefits on cerebrovascular and heart disease in Korea
    Hyeong Su Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Konkuk University, Chungju, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 18:483-8. 2003
    ..Using the insurance benefit paid for the 4,300 cases, this study estimated the burden of insurance benefits spent on work-related cerebrovascular and heart disease...
  7. ncbi The effect of mandating complementary and alternative medicine services on insurance benefits in Washington State
    Carolyn A Watts
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 357660, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:1001-8. 2004
    ..Washington was the first state to require insurance companies to cover all categories of licensed providers. The purpose of this paper was to examine the effect of Washington's law on coverage decisions of major health plans...
  8. ncbi Community exercise program use and changes in healthcare costs for older adults
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:232-7. 2003
    ..Regular exercise is associated with many health benefits. Community-based exercise programs may increase exercise participation, but little is known about cost implications...
  9. ncbi The role of consumer knowledge of insurance benefits in the demand for preventive health care among the elderly
    Stephen T Parente
    Department of Health Care Management, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Health Econ 14:25-38. 2005
    ..Our findings suggest that strategies to educate the insured Medicare population about coverage of preventive services may have substantial social value...
  10. pmc Medicare beneficiary counseling programs: what are they and do they work?
    L A McCormack
    Health Economics Research, Inc, Waltham, MA 02154, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 18:127-40. 1996
    ..Because the ICA programs serve as a vital link between HCFA and its beneficiaries, information about the programs' success may be useful to HCFA and other policymakers during this era of consumer information...
  11. ncbi Dramatic improvement or death spiral--two members of congress assess the Medicare bill
    Edward M Kennedy
    N Engl J Med 350:747-51. 2004
  12. ncbi The new Medicare prescription-drug benefit--a pure power play
    John K Iglehart
    N Engl J Med 350:826-33. 2004
  13. ncbi The first months of the prescription-drug benefit--a CMS update
    Peter B Bach
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington, DC, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2312-4. 2006
  14. ncbi Six questions about the new Medicare bill
    Douglas Waller
    Time 162:50-1. 2003
  15. pmc Drug insurance utilization management policies and "reference pricing": an illustrated commentary on the article by Vittorio Maio and colleagues
    Malcolm Maclure
    School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, B C V8W 3P5, Canada
    Milbank Q 83:131-47. 2005
  16. ncbi Recent developments in employee benefits law
    Jonathan G Rose
    Katten, Muchin Zavis Rosenman, Washington, D C, USA
    Tort Trial Insur Pract Law J 40:345-68. 2005
    ..This article is not meant to be exhaustive, but discusses the more important developments during 2003-2004, with particular focus on issues of concern to the insurance industry...
  17. ncbi Promise or peril? Impact of the Medicare drug benefit on the ESRD population
    Mark E Williams
    Beth Israel Deconess Medical Centerand Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 11:228-33. 2004
  18. ncbi Coordination of dental and medical benefits
    Binod K Verma
    N Y State Dent J 69:15-6. 2003
  19. ncbi Prescription drug benefits under Part D of the Medicare Modernization Act--the genie's out of the bottle
    L Sue Andersen
    Health Benefits ABCs
    Issue Brief Cent Medicare Educ 5:1-10. 2005
    ..In this brief, we discuss the new Part D benefit, including who is eligible, the basic benefit, benefits for low-income individuals and coordination with other prescription drug coverage...
  20. ncbi The Medicare drug card
    Jeanie Stoker
    AnMed Home Care Services, P O Box 195, 1926 Mc Connell Springs Road, Anderson, SC 29622 0195, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 23:364-5. 2005
  21. ncbi States' control of prescription drug spending: a heterogeneous approach
    Nancy E Morden
    University of Washington, in Seattle, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1032-8. 2005
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  22. ncbi The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act and the impact on care of people with chronic illness: benefit design and implementation issues
    Claudia Schlosberg
    Blank Rome LLP, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Care Manag J 5:113-21. 2004
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  23. pmc The new medicare drug benefit: formularies and their potential effects on access to medications
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:662-5. 2005
    ..Such efforts should reduce administrative burden and better allow physicians to help patients obtain needed medications...
  24. pmc Pharmacy utilization and the Medicare Modernization Act
    Vittorio Maio
    Department of Health Policy, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Milbank Q 83:101-30. 2005
    ..Therefore, the economic and clinical impact of PUM measures on seniors should be studied further to help policymakers design better drug benefit plans...
  25. ncbi Medicare and long-term care
    Judith Stein
    Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc, USA
    Issue Brief Cent Medicare Educ 4:1-6. 2003
    ..In this brief, we provide an overview of these benefits--including information about what services are covered, when they are covered, and how much your clients will pay for this care...
  26. ncbi Can we afford all this?
    John F Dickerson
    Time 162:48-51. 2003
  27. ncbi The beginning of the end of Medicare
    Diana J Mason
    Am J Nurs 104:11. 2004
  28. ncbi Medicare's private plans: is more change on the way?
    Theresa M Forster
    NAHC, USA
    Caring 27:8-11, 1. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi Medicare beneficiaries don't receive available preventive services
    Gina Rollins
    Rep Med Guidel Outcomes Res 14:1-2, 7-8. 2003
  30. pmc A political history of medicare and prescription drug coverage
    Thomas R Oliver
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Room 403, Baltimore, MD 21205 1999, USA
    Milbank Q 82:283-354. 2004
    ..Based on several new circumstances in 2003, the article demonstrates why there was a historic opportunity to add a Medicare prescription drug benefit and identify challenges to implementing an effective policy...
  31. ncbi Medicare skilled nursing facility benefits
    Jennifer Weiss
    Medicare Rights Center, New York City, NY, USA
    Am J Nurs 104:65-7. 2004
  32. ncbi The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003
    Susan Emmer
    Emmer Consulting, Bethesda, Maryland 20817, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1013-5. 2004
  33. ncbi Medicare Savings Programs: helping your clients get and use the benefits
    Patricia Nemore
    Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc, USA
    Issue Brief Cent Medicare Educ 5:1-6. 2004
    ..And like their counterparts, they face special access and eligibility issues. In this second brief in our series on dual enrollees, we discuss issues that your clients may face as they seek to enroll in and use Medicare Savings Programs...
  34. ncbi Medicare for people with Alzheimer's disease
    Leslie Fried
    American Bar Association ABA Commission on Law and Aging Alzheimer s Association, USA
    Issue Brief Cent Medicare Educ 5:1-6. 2004
    ..This issue brief presents information about the types of services Medicare will cover for people with Alzheimer's disease...
  35. ncbi Strategic choices for managed care plans under the Modernization Act of 2003
    Alexander R Shekhdar
    Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, USA
    J Health Law 37:429-44. 2004
    ..The primary driver of this change, in the near- and far-term, will be the Medicare managed care plans that currently serve 4.7 million beneficiaries...
  36. ncbi State variation in insurance laws a major driver of employers' self-insurance decisions
    LeAnne DeFrancesco
    AcademyHealth, USA
    Find Brief 7:1-3. 2004
  37. ncbi Prescription drug coverage for people with Medicare
    Natasha Stein
    Center for Medicare Education, Washington, DC, USA
    Issue Brief Cent Medicare Educ 3:1-8. 2002
    ..This brief explores some of the issues facing beneficiaries without drug coverage and describes some of the different options available to help offset the costs of prescription medications...
  38. ncbi The new Medicare bill: far-reaching effects on cancer treatment
    Joseph S Bailes
    Texas Oncology, Houston, USA
    Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 2:292-4. 2004
    ..A large net reduction in total payments will take effect in 2005 and is likely to have significant adverse effects on the delivery of care to cancer patients...
  39. ncbi Medicare Part D drug benefit and HIV/AIDS: questions and answers
    William M Valenti
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    AIDS Read 16:66, 70-1. 2006
    ..In the end, we need to work to avoid interruptions in treatment for our patients...
  40. ncbi A medical economic fairy tale: Jack, the magic beans, Medicare and the US FDA
    Neil J Nusbaum
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, Illinois 61107 1897, USA
    Drugs Aging 23:447-50. 2006
    ..Laxity in the approval process for ineffective drugs may therefore result in lack of funds to support acquisition of more useful medicines for the elderly...
  41. ncbi Medicare prescription drug coverage (part D): challenges and opportunities
    Beth Witten
    National Kidney Foundation Inc, New York, NY, USA
    Nephrol News Issues 20:14-6, 18. 2006
  42. ncbi Part D decisions: like other employers, many states are collecting a new federal subsidy for maintaining retiree drug coverage--but for many, that's not their "final answer"
    Rachel Burton
    State Legis 32:26-7. 2006
  43. ncbi Medication access and continuity: the experiences of dual-eligible psychiatric patients during the first 4 months of the Medicare prescription drug benefit
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, American Psychiatric Association, Practice Research Network, 1000 Wilson Blvd, Suite 1825, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:789-96. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi Correction necessary regarding CMS guidance for coverage of new multiple-source brand drugs
    Ronnie Depue
    J Manag Care Pharm 13:290; author reply 290. 2007
  45. ncbi Job-based health insurance in 2001: inflation hits double digits, managed care retreats
    J Gabel
    Health Research and Educational Trust
    Health Aff (Millwood) 20:180-6. 2001
    ..Despite premium increases, the percentage of firms offering coverage remained statistically unchanged, and a relatively strong labor market has continued to shield workers from the higher cost of coverage...
  46. ncbi Medicare Part D: selected issues for pharmacists and beneficiaries in 2007
    Janet Kilian
    Amabulatory Care Pharmacy Department, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, 833 South Wood St, MC 886, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 13:59-65. 2007
    ..Pharmacists will continue to be an essential and integral part of the continued success of the Medicare prescription drug benefit in 2007, in part by being informed about the policies and regulations...
  47. ncbi The role of outcomes research in defining and measuring value in benefit decisions
    Michael B Nichol
    School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, 1540 E Alcazar St, CHP 140, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 12:S19-23; quiz S24-6. 2006
    ..To identify ways that health care leaders at all levels can quantify the value proposition, thus influencing health care delivery and improving patient care...
  48. pmc Variation in estimated Medicare prescription drug plan costs and affordability for beneficiaries living in different states
    Matthew M Davis
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:257-63. 2007
    ..Variations in estimated PDP costs for beneficiaries living in different states have not previously been characterized...
  49. pmc Confusing inequitable medicare prescription drug benefit
    Gail E Shearer
    J Gen Intern Med 22:286-8. 2007
  50. ncbi Medicare and TRICARE
    Elyse Politi
    Arlington Area Agency on Aging, Arlington, VA, USA
    Issue Brief Cent Medicare Educ 3:1-6. 2002
    ..In this brief, we discuss how these new programs work, who is eligible and how much they cost. We will also explore how the programs interact with your clients' Medicare benefits...
  51. ncbi The road all-too-well traveled: a year of Medicare Part D and what we have learned so far
    Rebecca Hays
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Prog Transplant 17:68-9. 2007
  52. pmc Problem-based learning using the online Medicare Part D Plan Finder tool
    Timothy W Cutler
    School of Pharmacy, University of California San Francisco, C 152 Box 0622, 521 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0622, USA
    Am J Pharm Educ 72:47. 2008
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  53. ncbi Adverse selection and generosity of alcohol treatment benefits
    Katherine M Harris
    Division of Clinical and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism NIAAA, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Inquiry 39:413-28. 2002
    ..Also, users of alcohol treatment services do not remain disproportionately enrolled longer in plans with generous benefits...
  54. ncbi 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...
  55. ncbi The Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: understanding the benefits and the gaps in this new coverage
    Fay Baier
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:66-72. 2006
    ..Also addressed are concerns voiced by some beneficiaries about the coverage and suggestions on how to avoid confusion when choosing and enrolling in a plan...
  56. ncbi Coordinating care for dual eligibles: options for linking state Medicaid programs with Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans
    Charles J Milligan
    University of Maryland, Baltimore County
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 32:1-12. 2008
    ..The authors also provide guidance on contractual issues important to state Medicaid agencies, and they discuss environmental factors that influence the choice of models and the program's prospects for success...
  57. ncbi Changing health insurance trends
    John K Iglehart
    N Engl J Med 347:956-62. 2002
  58. ncbi Medicare Part D--the product of a broken process
    Louise M Slaughter
    N Engl J Med 354:2314-5. 2006
  59. ncbi Unintended consequences of caps on Medicare drug benefits
    John Hsu
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2349-59. 2006
    ..Little information exists about the consequences of limits on prescription-drug benefits for Medicare beneficiaries...
  60. ncbi Implementing the Medicare drug benefit in a diverse inner-city community
    Joann 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...
  61. ncbi Cost sharing, caps on benefits, and the chronically ill--a policy mismatch
    Kenneth E Thorpe
    N Engl J Med 354:2385-6. 2006
  62. ncbi The pharmacist and the Medicare Modernization Act: beauty and the beast?
    Lisa C Hutchison
    College of Pharmacy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
    Consult Pharm 22:57-9. 2007
    ..In the same way, the pharmacist's vision of improved access to care has been realized, although it is occurring through much pain for our beautiful pharmacy profession...
  63. ncbi [Workers with alcohol and drug addiction problems. Consensus Document of the Study Group on Hazardous Workers]
    N Magnavita
    Istituto di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma
    Med Lav 99:3-58. 2008
    ..Italian Law 81/08 (so-called "Unified Text of Laws on Health and Safety at Work"), came into force on 15 May 2008 and incorporates provisions related to medical surveillance of drug and alcohol dependency at the workplace...
  64. ncbi Changes in reimbursement rates and rules associated with the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act. Introduction
    Philip E Johnson
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Dr, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:S2-6. 2006
    ..Future trends in the Medicare population and drug expenditures, the organizational structure of the Medicare program, and recent changes in Medicare rules and rates for pharmaceutical reimbursement are described...
  65. ncbi Trends in mental health insurance benefits and out-of-pocket spending
    David R McKusick
    The MEDSTAT Group, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 5:71-8. 2002
    b>Insurance benefits can have a large effect on whether one is able to access health care services. Mental health and substance abuse (MHSA) insurance coverage has typically been less generous than that of general health services.
  66. ncbi [Costs of occupational diseases and accidents at work in Poland]
    Izabela Rydlewska-Liszkowska
    Z Zakładu Polityki Zdrowotnej, Instytutu Medycyny Pracy im prof dra med I Nofera w Lodzi
    Med Pr 57:317-24. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate and assess the range of the expenditure of money on occupational diseases and accidents at work in Poland in 2004...
  67. pmc Insurance coverage and subsequent utilization of complementary and alternative medicine providers
    William E Lafferty
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Box 357660, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:397-404. 2006
    ..Since 1996, Washington State law has required that private health insurance cover licensed complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) providers...
  68. ncbi State vocational services and employment in cancer survivors
    Fong Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 2:169-78. 2008
    ..This study investigated the association of state vocational rehabilitation services in the USA and work outcomes of cancer survivors who were unemployed prior to receipt of services...
  69. ncbi The rights of the medically uninsured: an analysis of social justice and disparate health outcomes
    Michelle Chandler
    College of Health and Public Affairs, Orlando, FL 32818, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 21:17-36. 2006
    ..6 million individuals currently without insurance benefits, the need to address the disparity in access to treatment and a means of social justice in the distribution ..
  70. ncbi Improving childhood asthma outcomes in the United States: a blueprint for policy action
    Marielena Lara
    University of California Los Angeles RAND Program on Latino Children with Asthma RAND Health, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Pediatrics 109:919-30. 2002
    ..The objective of this project was to create a blueprint for improvement of national policy in this area...
  71. pmc Employer-paid nonmedical costs for patients with diabetes and end-stage renal disease
    Sachin J Kamal-Bahl
    Outcomes Research and Management, Merck and Co, Inc, 770 Sumneytown Pike and Broad St, PO Box 4, WP39 170, West Point, PA 19486, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A83. 2006
    ..and mortality, can generate substantial costs for large employers providing life insurance and disability insurance benefits. This study is the first to examine such disease-related nonmedical costs for employers and models the ..
  72. ncbi Language preference and non-traumatic low back disorders in Washington State workers' compensation
    David K Bonauto
    Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention Program, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Olympia, Washington 98504 4330, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:204-15. 2010
    ..Workers in the United States with limited English proficiency likely perform more hazardous work, experience higher rates of work-related injury and illness, and have worse disability outcomes...
  73. ncbi New parity, same old attitude towards psychotherapy?
    Norman A Clemens
    Case Western Reserve University, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 16:115-9. 2010
    Full parity of health insurance benefits for treatment of mental illness, including substance use disorders, is a major achievement...
  74. pmc Underutilization of social insurance among the poor: evidence from the Philippines
    Stella Quimbo
    School of Economics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
    PLoS ONE 3:e3379. 2008
    ..Many developing countries promote social health insurance as a means to eliminate unmet health needs. However, this strategy may be ineffective if there are barriers to fully utilizing insurance...
  75. ncbi Risk of death in elderly users of conventional vs. atypical antipsychotic medications
    Philip S Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:2335-41. 2005
    ..However, the advisory did not apply to conventional antipsychotic medications; the risk of death with these older agents is not known...
  76. ncbi Employer drug benefit plans and spending on prescription drugs
    Geoffrey F Joyce
    RAND Health, 1700 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    JAMA 288:1733-9. 2002
    ..It is unknown how these initiatives affect drug costs...
  77. ncbi Socioeconomic status, drug insurance benefits, and new prescriptions for inhaled corticosteroids in schoolchildren with asthma
    A L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, S101 750 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W3, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:1219-24. 2001
    ..Low-income children with asthma are less likely to receive inhaled corticosteroid prescriptions that can prevent asthma morbidity...
  78. ncbi Private health insurance for adolescents: is it adequate?
    Harriette B Fox
    Maternal and Child Health Policy Research Center, 750 17th Street NW, Suite 1025, Washington, D C 20006, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:12-24. 2003
    ..To examine the nature and extent of private insurance coverage available for health services needed by six hypothetical adolescents with physical and mental health conditions...
  79. ncbi [A comparison of long-term care insurance in Germany and the Netherlands]
    Yia Wun Liang
    School of Nursing, Chung Shan Medical University, ROC
    Hu Li Za Zhi 57:17-22. 2010
    ..As national insurance benefits all insured individuals, premium sharing must consider the equity of relevant stakeholders...
  80. ncbi Medico-legal interaction in disability and fatal claims
    Terence G Ison
    Osgoode Hall Law School
    J Law Med 17:833-48. 2010
    ..the causes of disability or death in the context of claims for damages, workers' compensation, motor vehicle insurance benefits, disability insurance, claims under some other types of insurance, military pensions for disabilities and ..
  81. ncbi Detecting malingering of Ganser-like symptoms with tests: a case study
    Harald Merckelbach
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:636-8. 2006
    ..He had been involved in a car crash and was seeking disability insurance benefits. Extensive testing with malinger instruments revealed that he performed below chance on simple memory tests ..
  82. ncbi A comprehensive case management program to improve palliative care
    Claire M Spettell
    Aetna Informatics, Aetna, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:827-32. 2009
    The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of comprehensive case management (CM) and expanded insurance benefits on use of hospice and acute health care services among enrollees in a national health plan.
  83. ncbi Work resumption after vocational rehabilitation: a follow-up two years after completed rehabilitation
    Asa Ahlgren
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Work 28:343-54. 2007
    ..The present study follows up alterations in work resumption or in social insurance benefits from the time of completed VR and during the following two years.
  84. ncbi The use of state workers' compensation administrative data to identify injury scenarios and quantify costs of work-related traumatic brain injuries
    Ronald M Wrona
    Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Olympia, WA 98516, USA
    J Safety Res 37:75-81. 2006
    ..Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a public health problem but little is known about the nature of that problem in the working population...
  85. ncbi [Economic evaluation of disability prevention programs for community-dwelling elderly secular trend analyses of medical and care expenses comparing participants and non-participants in the programs]
    Hiroto Yoshida
    Research Team for Social Participation and Health Promotion, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 54:156-67. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate disability prevention programs for community-dwelling elderly in terms of the cost/benefit balance...
  86. ncbi Trends in employer-sponsored health insurance coverage for tobacco-dependence treatments
    Sara B McMenamin
    University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:321-6. 2008
    Nearly 1.8 million smokers in California receive their health insurance benefits through their employer...
  87. pmc Employer adoption of evidence-based chronic disease prevention practices: a pilot study
    Jeffrey R Harris
    Health Promotion Research Center, Department of Health Services, University of Washington, 1107 NE 45th St, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A92. 2008
    ....
  88. ncbi Assessing barriers to change in drinking behavior: results of an online employee screening program
    Robert H Aseltine
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Work 32:165-9. 2009
    ..This study examined the correlates of two potential barriers to changes in drinking behavior--underestimation of drinking and lack of knowledge of helping resources--using data from web-based employee alcohol screenings...
  89. ncbi Changes in the prevalence of disability pension in Iceland 1976-1996
    Sigurour Thorlacius
    State Social Security Institute of Iceland
    Scand J Public Health 30:244-8. 2002
    ..The objectives were to determine changes in the prevalence of disability pension in Iceland and its distribution according to gender, age, and main diagnoses...
  90. ncbi Does prevention of cardiovascular diseases lead to decreased cost of illness? Twenty years of experience from Finland
    U Kiiskinen
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Prev Med 26:220-6. 1997
    ..During the past 20 years the age-standardized cardiovascular disease mortality rate has declined in Finland by 50%. The aim of this study was to examine the social cost consequences of this decline...
  91. pmc No care for the caregivers: declining health insurance coverage for health care personnel and their children, 1988-1998
    Brady G S Case
    Harvard Medical School, 955 Massachusetts Ave, PMB 321, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:404-8. 2002
    ..This study examined trends in health insurance coverage for health care workers and their children between 1988 and 1998...
  92. ncbi Corporate smoking cessation on Long Island
    Peter Mulligan
    Townsend School of Business, Dowling College, Oakdale, New York 11769, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:182-7. 2010
    ..Employers are experiencing major annual increases in the cost of providing health insurance benefits. The expenditures due to smoking-related diseases are a major contributor to the escalating cost of employer-..
  93. ncbi Patterns of informal and formal caregiving among elders with private long-term care insurance
    M A Cohen
    LifePlans, Inc, and Center for Health and Long Term Care Research, Waltham, MA 02154, USA
    Gerontologist 41:180-7. 2001
    ..We focus on how benefits are used, whether claimants feel they are getting appropriate value from their policies, and what the patterns are of formal and informal service use...
  94. ncbi Imminent suicide: the illusion of short-term prediction
    Robert I Simon
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:296-301. 2006
    ..Managed care admission protocols may contain imminence criteria for patients at risk for suicide before approving insurance benefits, yet no suicide risk factors exist for the short-term prediction of suicide.
  95. ncbi Preventing disability through community-based health coaching
    Stephen K Holland
    Long Term Care Group, Inc, Natick, Massachusetts 01760, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:265-9. 2003
    ..Baseline exclusions include being cognitively impaired or qualifying for long-term care insurance benefits due to deficiencies in two or more activities of daily living...
  96. ncbi Health care coalitions: from joint purchasing to local health reform
    Joseph A Camillus
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Inquiry 45:142-52. 2008
    ..the 1990s, these coalitions focused their efforts on supporting purchasing activities related to health insurance benefits and direct health care...
  97. ncbi Enhancing employee capacity to prioritize health insurance benefits
    Marion Danis
    Section on Ethics and Health Policy, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1156, USA
    Health Expect 10:236-47. 2007
    To demonstrate that employees can gain understanding of the financial constraints involved in designing health insurance benefits.
  98. ncbi The health insurance puzzle: a new approach to assessing patient coverage preferences
    A K Biddle
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
    J Community Health 23:181-94. 1998
    Previous studies of preferences for health insurance benefits have required individuals to make a series of complex and repetitive decisions, and have assumed that all insured benefits are desirable...
  99. ncbi Lasers and soft tissue treatments for the pediatric dental patient
    Lawrence Kotlow
    Alpha Omegan 101:140-51. 2008
    ..placed a child at risk during the use of a general anesthetic for an elective procedure, which may not have insurance benefits. Traditional methods of oral surgery using scalpels or electrosurgery may produce significant postoperative ..
  100. ncbi [Analysis of health insurance benefits: material and methods]
    A Weill
    Echelon National du Service Médical de l Assurance Maladie CNAMTS, CNAMTS 66, Avenue du Maine, 75 694 Paris Cedex 14, France
    Diabetes Metab 26:49-54. 2000
    ..Finally, we needed to take into account the fact that the resulting data contained virtually no information on facilities receiving a once a year total budget allocation (all public hospital)...
  101. ncbi Sickness certificates as a basis for decisions regarding entitlement to sickness insurance benefits
    Elsy Söderberg
    Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Department of Health and Society, Linkoping University, S 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 33:314-20. 2005
    ....

Research Grants64

  1. Evaluating Economic Subsidies To Improve Dietary Intake Among Low Income Families
    Marian L Fitzgibbon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..includes seven FTEs with benefits including a full tuition waiver from the University of Illinois and health insurance benefits for all benefit-eligible employees...
  2. Workplace Health Promotion
    MARGARET A HANNON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We have developed an intervention that improves employers'health insurance benefits, workplace policies, and employee programs for several of these risk factors, including tobacco cessation, ..
  3. A2ALL Cohort Study: Pyschosocial and Surgical Outcomes
    Abhinav Humar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..health-related financial expenses, changes in employment, and changes in health, disability, or life insurance benefits. Finally, with regards to specific technical issues related to the recipient surgery, our aim is to study ..
  4. Expanding Treatment of Opioid Dependence Among the Privately Insured
    Susan H Busch; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Restrictive insurance benefits for substance abuse may partially explain low treatment rates among the 53 percent of opioid dependent ..
  5. Natural Experiment of Value-Based Incentives for Preventive Services
    John Hsu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our data contain detailed, comprehensive information on insurance benefits, individual characteristics, immunizations, clinical events, and medical spending...
  6. Screening for Free: A Value-Based Insurance Design Natural Experiment
    John Hsu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Aligning health insurance benefits with clinical goals, aka value-based insurance design (VBID), holds much promise for reducing financial barriers to recommended care, improving quality, and ..
  7. Healthcare Access for Children of the Working Poor
    Sylvia Guendelman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..As a result, working poor families, many of whom do not receive health insurance benefits through their employer, have had difficulties accessing healthcare and meeting their healthcare needs...
  8. Managing Health Information in Your Life
    Wanda Pratt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..multiple clinicians, learn new health terminology, make treatment choices, manage their home care, track insurance benefits, etc...
  9. Global Trade and U.S. Health Policies
    Howard Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..corporations) has led to environmental and occupational health effects, unemployment, loss of health insurance benefits, and withdrawal from U.S. Medicaid and Medicare markets...
  10. OCCUPATIONAL KNEE INJURY AND DISABILITY IN THE U.S. ARMY
    Sandra Sulsky; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..in the more subjective components of military disability determinations and the granting of civilian insurance benefits. Synthesizing the answers to the research questions, above, will enable us to: Identify which risk factors ..
  11. Changing Medicaid: Take-Up, Welfare, and Fertility
    LARA SHORE SHEPPARD; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..the mid-1990s encouraged welfare recipients to work and leave welfare, but assured them that public health insurance benefits would continue...
  12. MANAGED CARE, TREATMENT/SERVICE PATTERNS, AND OUT
    JAMES LUCKEY; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..background information and baseline behaviors and data will also be gathered from treatment programs on insurance benefits, care authorized by the managed care entity, and the patterns of treatment/services received Two followup ..
  13. INCENTIVES AND MANAGEMENT AFFECTING PSYCHIATRIC PRACTICE
    Mark Schlesinger; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Additional information will be included about state policies -- including mandated insurance benefits for mental health care, freedom of choice laws allowing non-psychiatrists to bill for psychiatric services, ..
  14. Understanding How Insurance Affects Persons with Multip*
    Matthew Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This project aims to compare how insurance status, insurance benefits, and the price of disease-specific medications affect the drug treatment regimens for persons with two ..
  15. PROMOTING MAMMOGRAPHY AMONG INSURED EMPLOYEES
    Joni Mayer; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..to a university work environment; 2) tailoring the program specifically to employees who receive health insurance benefits; 3) actively collaborating with the personnel staff in many phases of the project; 4) recruiting at least 25%..
  16. PRACTICE PROFILING TO INCREASE TOBACCO CESSATION
    Susan Swartz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..2) To assess the influence of health insurance benefits for smoking cessation services on the behavior of smokers...
  17. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF ALCOHOL TREATMENT OFFSET EFFECTS
    ALLEN GOODMAN; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Policy-related scenarios will simulate the impacts of changes in costs of treatments, health insurance benefits for alcoholism treatment, and other parameters such as price, income, and sociodemographic risk factors...
  18. Alcohol Use and Medical Care Quality among the Elderly
    ELIZABETH MERRICK; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. IDENTIFICATION OF CLINICALLY RELEVANT CHANGES IN HRQOL
    FREDRIC WOLINSKY; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Health and Health Services Use in the HRS/AHEAD
    FREDRIC WOLINSKY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Linear and non-linear regression and random effects models will also be used where appropriate. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Continuity of Care and Health Outcomes: Does It Really Matter?
    FREDRIC WOLINSKY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Adverse Outcomes of Dual Use of Health Systems Among Older Male Veterans
    FREDRIC WOLINSKY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Effects of Mental Parity on High-Cost and Severely-Ill Individuals
    Haiden 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. ..
  24. Feasibility of a Partnered Approach to Prevent Diabetes
    Ronald Ackermann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  25. Economics of Formulary Design and Mental Health Policy
    Haiden 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. ..
  26. Translating the DPP into the Community: The YMCA model
    Ronald Ackermann; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In combination, these data will enable us to design and conduct a larger, future 3-year trial focusing on the effectiveness and sustainability of community DPP translation in multiple YMCA settings. ..
  27. NEIGHBORHOOD & HEALTH CARE EFFECTS IN CHILDHOOD ASTHMA
    Marielena Lara; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Gender differences in problem drinking trajectories
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Using MEPS Data to Inform Public-Plan Consumerism
    Matthew Davis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings will have immediate relevance for implementation of the HOA projects and other consumerism efforts. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home Ownership
    David 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. ..
  31. Ambulatory Patient Safety of Clients in Treatment for Substance Abuse
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed planning project will set the stage for interventions as well as methodology to determine whether they are successful. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Palliative Care for Hospitalized Cancer Patients
    Diane E Meier; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Reproducible structures and processes for the PCCTs will allow successful components of the program to be readily adopted and operationalized at a range of hospital types. ..
  33. Telemedicine-Based Collaborative Care to Reduce Rural Health Disparities
    John C Fortney; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This population is at high risk for experiencing health disparities and thus, interventions targeting this population have the potential to have a major impact. ..
  34. Development of an Instrument to Measure Health Literacy
    Lauren McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  35. Course of Problems in Adolescent Drug Treatment Intakes
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. Behavioral Interventions for the Dually Diagnosed
    Marc Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. LONG-TERM IMPACT OF DRUG TREATMENT ON OUTCOME & COST
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  38. Children's Developmental Outcomes in Cohabiting Unions
    Susan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By incorporating a developmental perspective, I will be better equipped to address how and why newly emerging family structures such as cohabitation influence children's lives. ..
  39. Competitive Continuation of Insurance Financing of Integrative Medicine
    Paula Diehr; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Since the United States is the world's number one consumer of medical care, this study on the addition of new CAM benefits and the consequences is important. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Race and Herbal Medications Among Medicare Recipients
    William Lafferty; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..African- Americans already report lower satisfaction with their medical care and frequently leave the doctor's office with unanswered questions, therefore, special educational programs may be useful. ..
  41. Standardized Patients as Drug Abuse Treatment Clients
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed study will examine the feasibility and utility of SPs in this environment. ..
  42. Quality of Care in State Alcohol Treatment Systems
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Consequently, the methodology and the results will be of considerable interest to alcohol treatment clients, policy makers, and payers. ..
  43. GENE THERAPY, OBESITY AND HYPOTHALAMIC SIGNALING
    Satya Kalra; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This new knowledge will be applied to the ultimate goal of site-directed gene delivery aimed at the newly identified vulnerable loci in hypothalamic signaling to curb overeating and abnormal weight gain. ..
  44. PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION FOR WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER
    BARBARA ANDERSEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  45. Oupational surveillance modules for prevention
    David Bonauto; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. Effects of Health Plan Report Cards on Quality of Care
    MARY BUNDORF; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This information is essential for both large purchasers, such as the Medicare program and employers, and policy makers to determine the appropriate role of these types of interventions in improving quality of care. ..
  47. Impact of Poor Health & AIDS on Small Businesses in SA
    Mark Pauly; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..They will be useful for predicting the effect of changes in health on economic activity in this sector, and for allocating resources for disease prevention and treatment. ..
  48. IMPROVING COMPLIANCE WITH ANTIRETROVIRAL MEDICATIONS
    Marc 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. ..
  49. INTERVENING AT PRODROMAL STAGES OF PSYCHOSIS
    Diana Perkins; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of this study will guide the design of future intervention studies and are anticipated to provide pilot data for an R01 testing novel treatment strategies with patients in the prodromal stage of psychotic illness. ..
  50. Medicaid Managed Care & Access to Alcohol Treatment
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The investigators will explore application of hierarchical models and latent variable growth curves to the national data sets. The results will be of considerable interest to state Medicaid and alcohol drug abuse program directors. ..
  51. PALLIATIVE CARE AND THE ELDERLY
    Diane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. Use of Complementary and Alternative Medical (CAM) Providers by Cancer Patients
    Paula Diehr; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will increase the understanding of the role CAM should play in providing supportive care for cancer patients. ..
  53. PERCEPTION OF RISK AND BEHAVIOR IN THE ELDERLY
    Donald Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  54. Contingent Reinforcement of Compliance in Drug Users
    Marc 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. ..
  55. DRUG COURTS AND MEDICAID MANAGED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Process measures will include the modality and extent of drug abuse treatment services (as well as information gleaned from chart review). The results will be important for justice system and Medicaid policy makers. ..
  56. Chronic Kidney Disease Morbidity, Mortality & Predictors
    Stephen Derose; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Researchers may use this information to generate hypotheses and plan studies that include subjects with CKD. ..
  57. Until Death Do Us Part: Careers of Caregiving Wives
    Donald Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Union Transitions and Cohabitation among Older Adults
    Susan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. Enhancing the Prospective Prediction of Psychosis
    Diana Perkins; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Each site has proven its ability to recruit prodromal patients in a previous collaboration. ..
  60. Income Support Policies and the Health of the Elderly
    Pamela Herd; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. Census, and data from the annual Census statistical abstracts. Mortality data, both aggregate and individual level, is available from the National Center for Health Statistics. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. National Impact of IT Investments on Hospital Quality
    Stephen Parente; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research represents a collaborative effort of investigators at the University of Minnesota, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Medical University of South Carolina. ..
  62. Valid Consent/Refusal: A Core Competency for Research
    Susan Goold; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Replication of the SPI is also easily accomplished at the many universities in the U.S. and Canada that have SPI programs, and we will disseminate evaluation findings in scholarly publications. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. Medicaid cutbacks and clients with severe mental illness
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Analyses will take into account varying "times at risk" for subjects who may be hospitalized or arrested. The results will be of keen interest to decision-makers who determine Medicaid policies. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..