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Title
Case management in the social health maintenance organization demonstrations.
First Author
Yordi, Cathleen L
Date of Pub
1988 Supp.
Pages
83-88
Volume
Supp.
Issue
N/A
Other Authors
N/A
Abstract
In this article, case management departments and roles during the early years of the social health maintenance organization (S/HMO) demonstrations are compared. These organizations provide acute and chronic care services under a prepaid plan for the elderly. Eligibility criteria for case management and chronic care services at each site are compared, followed by a description of the resultant case mix of members receiving chronic care benefits. Case managers principal activities are described, and a preliminary assessment is made about the strength of the linkages that have been developed between the case management component of these plans and the larger health care system.
Abstract Continued
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MeSH
Aged : Comprehensive Health Care/economics : Health Maintenance Organizations/organization & administration : Human : Long-Term Care/economics : Medicare/organization & administration : Patient Care Planning/methods : Pilot Projects : Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S. : United States
NTIS Number
PB89-188494