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  1. The effects of capitation on health and functional status of the medicaid elderly : a randomized trial.

    Article - En anglais


    To determine the effect on health and functional status outcomes of enrollment of noninstitutionalized elderly Medicaid recipients in prepaid plans compared with traditional fee-for-service Medicaid.


    A randomized controlled trial.

    Beneficiaries were randomly assigned to prepaid care in one of seven capitated health plans compared with fee-for-service care.

    Only the Medicaid portion of their care was capitated.

    Patients were followed for 1 year


    The Medicaid Demonstration Project in Hennepin County, Minnesota, which includes Minneapolis.


    800 Medicaid beneficiaries who were 65 years or older at the beginning of the evaluation.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Système santé, Organisation santé, Etats Unis, Assurance maladie, Homme, Vieillard, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health system, Public health organization, United States, Health insurance, Human, Elderly, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0302010

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.