Beyond health plans: behavioral health disorders and quality of diabetes and asthma care for Medicaid beneficiaries.

@article{Clark2009BeyondHP,
  title={Beyond health plans: behavioral health disorders and quality of diabetes and asthma care for Medicaid beneficiaries.},
  author={Robin E. Clark and Sharada Weir and Rebecca A Ouellette and Jianying Zhang and Jeffrey D. Baxter},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2009},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={
          545-52
        }
}
BACKGROUND Most health insurance plans monitor ambulatory care quality using the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS), publicly reporting results at the plan level. Plan-level comparisons obscure the influence of patients served or settings where care is delivered. Mental illness, substance abuse, and other physical comorbidities, particularly prevalent among Medicaid beneficiaries, can impact adherence to recommended care. We analyzed individual-level HEDIS measures for… CONTINUE READING
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