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Title
Evaluation of the Arizona health care cost-containment system.
First Author
McCall, Nelda
Date of Pub
1985 Winter
Pages
77-88
Volume
7
Issue
2
Other Authors
Crane, Michael; Freund, Deborah A; Haber, Susan; Henton, Douglas; Wrightson, William
Abstract
This article evaluates Arizona's alternative to the acute portion of Medicaid, the Arizona Health Care Cost-Containment System (AHCCCS), during its first 18 months of operation from October 1982 through March 1984. It focuses on the program's implementation and describes and evaluates the program's innovative features. The features of the program outlined in the original AHCCCS legislation included: Competitive bidding, prepaid capitation of providers, capitation of the State by the Health Care Financing Administration, assignment of gatekeepers, beneficiary copayment, private administration, inclusion of private and public employees and county financed long-term care. An assessment of implementation during the second 18 months of the program reporting on more recent developments and is now being prepared by SRI International.
Abstract Continued
N/A
MeSH
Contract Services : Financial Management : Arizona : Competitive Bidding : Evaluation Studies : Medicaid/organization & administration : Pilot Projects : Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S. : United States : United States Health Care Financing Administration
NTIS Number
PB86-198900