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Title
Medicaid recipients in intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded.
First Author
Burwell, Brian O
Date of Pub
1987 Spring
Pages
1-12
Volume
8
Issue
3
Other Authors
Clauser, Steven B; Hall, Margaret J; Simon, James
Abstract
In this study, we examined Medicaid utilization and expenditure patterns of Medicaid recipients in intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded (ICF's/MR) in three States: California, Georgia, and Michigan. Data were obtained from uniform Medicaid data files (Tape-to-Tape project). Most recipients in ICF's/MR were nonelderly adults with severe or profound mental retardation who were in an ICF/MR for the entire year. The average annual cost of care ranged from $26,617 per recipient in Georgia to $36,128 per recipient in Michigan. The vast majority of recipients were low utilizers of other Medicaid services. Approximately one-third of the recipients were also covered by Medicare.
Abstract Continued
N/A
MeSH
Adult : Age Factors : California : Data Collection : Georgia : Health Expenditures : Human : Intermediate Care Facilities/economics : Medicaid/utilization : Mental Retardation/economics : Michigan : Middle Age : Nursing Homes/economics : Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.
NTIS Number
PB88-131578