Young people with disabilities, particularly those who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), face unique challenges as they transition into adulthood. Even with targeted support services, they often fall behind their peers in their educational and economic attainment as adults.
Care Delivery Systems
Models for health care delivery—such as care coordination, disease management, and medical homes—have been used to organize and manage health care more effectively. Mathematica has led a number of evaluations of these models.
Evaluation of Initiatives to Improve Adult Outcomes and Employment Opportunities for Young Recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Technical Assistance Helps States Share Best Practices for Delivering Coordinated Care
The Integrated Care Resource Center provides technical assistance to states developing integrated care programs to coordinate medical, behavioral health, and long-term services and supports for people eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.
Jeffrey Ballou’s research focuses on performance measurement and health care payment reform. His work informs efforts to lower costs and improve health care quality through physician performance measurement.Featured Projects
- Research and Evaluation of the Money Follows the Person (MFP) Demonstration Grants
- Kauffman Firm Survey
- Medicaid-Financed Institutional Services: Characteristics of Nursing Home and ICF/IID Residents and Their Patterns of Care
- Matching Study Designs to Disability-Related Comparative Effectiveness Research Questions
- Quality Measurement
- Care Delivery Systems
- Long-Term Services and Supports