Mathematica is using a mixed-methods design approach to evaluate the Independence at Home Demonstration. The demonstration’s goal is to improve the provision of comprehensive, coordinated, continuous, and accessible care to chronically ill, disabled beneficiaries.
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Evaluation of the Independence at Home Demonstration
Evaluation of Three Cash and Counseling Programs
The cash and counseling program was implemented as a demonstration in Arkansas, Florida, and New Jersey between 1998 and 2004. Approximately 2,000 adults in each state (plus 500 Florida children) who volunteered for the study were randomly assigned to participant or control groups. Our evaluation investigated...
Senior Survey Researcher
Kirsten Barrett has methodological expertise in web and multimode surveys, questionnaire design, instrument testing, proxy utilizations, and secondary data analysis.Featured ProjectsFeatured Publications
- HIV Clinician Workforce Study
- Conducting Surveys with Proxies: Evaluating a Standardized Measure to Determine Need
- Quality Measurement
- Care Delivery Systems
- Data Analytics
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