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Demonstration Project Name
End-Stage Renal Disease Managed Care Demonstration
Demonstration Type
Completed Demos & Evaluation Reports
Year
2002
Description
This demonstration test whether: year-round open enrollment of Medicare's ESRD patients in managed care is feasible; integrated acute- and chronic-care services, and case management for ESRD patients, improves health outcomes; capitation rates reflecting patients' treatment needs increases the probability of kidney transplant; the additional benefits were cost-effective.