Ruth A. Almeida

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The authors present findings from a study of State Medicaid managed care enrollment and benefit policies in 1995 and 1996 for children with disabilities. During this time the number of States serving children through fully capitated plans grew by more than one-third, and enrollment of children receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments and(More)
Data from the 1997 National Survey of America's Families (NSAF) are used to analyze access to care and use of health care services for low-income women. Three groups of women are examined: those with Medicaid coverage, those with private coverage, and those with no insurance. Findings show that uninsured women faced larger access barriers and utilized fewer(More)
Medicaid has been a major source of financing for early intervention services since the inception of the Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities Program in 1986. In this article, the authors analyze Medicaid financing of early intervention services in 39 States before and after the introduction of managed care. The association between level of Medicaid(More)
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