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Title
Children's use of primary and preventive care under Medicaid managed care.
First Author
Gavin, Norma I
Date of Pub
1998 Summer
Pages
45-68
Volume
19
Issue
4
Other Authors
Ferrelly, Matthew C; Simpson Jr, Joe B
Abstract
The authors found that two mandatory Medicaid primary care case management (PCCM) programs were somewhat successful in improving access to primary care among children in the early 1990s. However, the Florida program, in which the PCCM benefit package included Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) services, did not meaningfully increase EPSDT screening visits among preschoolers. Further, the increase seen in New Mexico, where EPSDT was carved out of the PCCM benefit package, was evident for both program participants and non-participants and therefore could not be attributed to the PCCM program.
Abstract Continued
N/A
MeSH
Child : Medicaid : Child, Preschool : Evaluation Studies : Florida : Human : Multivariate Analysis : New Mexico : Preventive Health Services/utilization : Primary Health Care/utilization : United States
NTIS Number
PB2000-102913