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ERIC Number: EJ862323
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0193-841X
Development of a Medicaid Behavioral Health Case-Mix Model
Robst, John
Evaluation Review, v33 n6 p519-538 2009
Many Medicaid programs have either fully or partially carved out mental health services. The evaluation of carve-out plans requires a case-mix model that accounts for differing health status across Medicaid managed care plans. This article develops a diagnosis-based case-mix adjustment system specific to Medicaid behavioral health care. Several different model specifications are compared that use untransformed, square root transformed, and log-transformed expenditures. (Contains 5 tables and 10 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Florida