The evaluation of the National Long Term Care Demonstration. 7. The effect of channeling on the use of nursing homes, hospitals, and other medical services.

@article{Wooldridge1988TheEO,
  title={The evaluation of the National Long Term Care Demonstration. 7. The effect of channeling on the use of nursing homes, hospitals, and other medical services.},
  author={Judith Wooldridge and Jennifer L. Schore},
  journal={Health services research},
  year={1988},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={119-27}
}
An analysis of the impacts of channeling on the use of hospital, nursing home, and other medical services is described. Comprehensive data on hospital and nursing home use were obtained from Medicare and Medicaid claims and provider records; other medical service use was limited to that which is reimbursed by Medicare or Medicaid. The analysis showed that the population served was not at high risk of institutionalization, and that the reductions in nursing home use among the treatment group… CONTINUE READING