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This study compares the quality of obstetric care provided for patients in two distinct groups: a federally-qualified health maintenance organization and a private fee-for-service practice. Patients of both groups were delivered in the same hospital with resident coverage equally accessible to both groups. From January, 1979, through December, 1981, the(More)
Prediction of dropout from therapeutic community treatment for heroin addiction is of interest, given that premature termination is the norm. Previous literature indicted a negative association between elevation on various MMPI scales and dichotomized measures of retention, as well as other outcome indices. The present study examined the predictive(More)
State Medicaid agencies have been looking for a standardized method to address the performance of managed care plans with which they contract. Although the recent release of the Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set for Medicaid plans was intended to satisfy this need, in the current and rapid evolution of performance measurement, it may be too(More)
Recent substance abuse literature discusses the measurement of heroin abuse prevalence using an indirect method of indicator analysis. Medical and legal indicators are assumed to be related to each other and to prevalence in specific directions. The present study tests the relationship between six commonly used indicators. The results indicate that not all(More)
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