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