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Session: Managed Care and Public Health
5112.0: Wednesday, November 10, 2004: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Managed Care and Public Health
An exploration of issues in managed care that impact the participation of commercial plans in Medicare, Medicaid and employer-based health plans.
Learning Objectives: To provide insights for physicians and state officials into the variables that effect how managed care organizations make decisions that in the end impact physician utilization and client access.
Presider(s):Richard M. Hill, MPH, MPA
12:30 PMED utilization patterns for a sample with employer based health insurance
Kristine Qureshi, RN, DNSc, Raymond R. Arons, DrPH
12:48 PMFactors that contribute to commercial health plan exits from Medicaid managed care
Teresa A. Coughlin, MPH, Alshadye Yemane, BA, Sharon K Long, PhD
1:06 PMImpact of Market Level Factors on Use of Physician Services for Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
Bong Chul Chu, PhD, MHA, Kathleen Gillespie, PhD, Richard S. Kurz, PhD, James Romeis, PhD, Mark Johnston, PhD
1:24 PMExamining reasons for physician contract denials and terminations: Strategic behavior or something else
Keith Elder, PhD, Sudha Xirasagar, PhD, A. Nancy Miller, PHD
1:42 PMWithdrawn -- Physician incentive plans in the Medicare managed care program
Tony Hausner, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
Endorsed by:Maternal and Child Health; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA