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Related Publications for Allison Dodd
Leveraging Benchmarks, Advisory Groups, and Experts to Understand Access in MedicaidAug 01, 2018
This brief presents a process that staff in state Medicaid agencies can use to engage resources – such as benchmarks, subject matter experts, and advisory groups—in the development of their access monitoring review plans.
Strategies to Compare Access to Care Among Medicaid Beneficiaries Versus other PopulationsAug 01, 2018
This brief presents statistical methods that staff in state Medicaid agencies could use to assess how well their Medicaid program is meeting the goal of access to care for Medicaid beneficiaries that is comparable to that for populations with other sources of coverage.
Methods to Identify Changes in Access Among Medicaid BeneficiariesAug 01, 2018
This brief presents methods that state Medicaid agencies can use to assess changes in access as part of their AMRPs.
Assessing the Usability of Encounter Data for Enrollees in Comprehensive Managed Care 2010-2011Aug 28, 2015
As growing numbers of Medicaid enrollees receive health benefits through comprehensive managed care (CMC), researchers and policymakers seeking to understand the service use of these enrollees must rely on encounter data that states receive from managed care plans.
Home- and Community-Based Service Use Among Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees with Functional Limitations, 2007-2008Sep 30, 2013
This issue brief presents the results of the first study conducted using data from Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) data and the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey to assess the use of home- and community-based services by the presence and level of functional limitations, as measured by limitations in...
Analysis of Proposed Changes to SNAP Eligibility and Benefit Determination in the 2013 Farm Bill and Comparison of Cardiometabolic Health Status for SNAP Participants and Low-Income NonparticipantsAug 02, 2013
The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts, is conducting a health impact assessment intended to inform congressional consideration of changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) included as part of the 2013 Farm...
Disparities in Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened and Other Beverages by Race/Ethnicity and Obesity Status Among United States SchoolchildrenMay 30, 2013
This paper used data from the third School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study to identify disparities by race/ethnicity and obesity status in the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and other beverages among United States schoolchildren.
National and State Trends in Enrollment and Spending for Dual Eligibles Under Age 65 in Medicaid Managed CareApr 30, 2013
This article uses 2005 and 2008 Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) data to present spending and enrollment trends for adults with disabilities who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.
Assessing the Usability of MAX 2008 Encounter Data for Comprehensive Managed CareMar 30, 2013
This article summarizes the availability, completeness, quality, and usability of the encounter data in the MAX file, derived from CMS’s Medicaid Statistical Information System, for enrollees in comprehensive managed care plans. It also gives specific information by state.
Reducing Calories and Added Sugars by Improving Children's Beverage ChoicesFeb 28, 2013
This study estimated the mean calories from added sugars saved by switching sugar-sweetened beverages (including soda, fruit-flavored drinks, and sport drinks) and flavored milks consumed to unflavored low-fat milk (less than 1 percent fat) at meals and water between meals.
Using the MAX-NHANES Merged Data to Evaluate the Association of Obesity and Medicaid CostsJan 30, 2013
This brief presents the results of the first study conducted using the newly merged Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data.
Assessing the Usability of Encounter Data for Enrollees in Comprehensive Managed Care Across MAX 2007-2009Dec 30, 2012
This brief informs researchers and policymakers on the availability and usability of encounter data for Medicaid managed care.