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  • HCBS
  • Participant-directed services are home and community-based services (HCBS) that help people of all ages, across all types of disabilities, maintain their independence and determine for themselves what mix of personal assistance supports and services work best for them. (colorado.gov)
  • CDASS is a service-delivery option that allows home and community-based services (HCBS) waiver participants to direct their care and have full control over their attendant services. (colorado.gov)
  • Minimum Data Set for Home Care assessment records for HCBS participants (n = 112,182) were used to examine temporal trends in formal care hours and 6 outcomes: emergency room (ER) use, hospitalization, caregiver burden, death, nursing facility (NF) use, and permanent NF placement. (ed.gov)
  • program
  • This program is designed for leaders in the health care industry as well as managers and executives who, irrespective of industry, are involved in value measurement or health care delivery. (hbs.edu)
  • Participants who are assigned to the case management and referral arm will be enrolled in an established case management and adherence program in the Johns Hopkins HIV Clinic (Project LINK). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Participant direction empowers each program participant to expand his or her degree of choice and control over decisions made about his or her long-term services and supports in a highly personalized manner. (colorado.gov)
  • This is an expanded access program (EAP) for participants who have progressed after prior systemic therapy including ipilimumab, and V-raf murine sarcoma viral oncogene homolog B1 (BRAF) inhibitor or mitogen-activated protein kinase (MEK) enzyme inhibitor when indicated. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • OBJECTIVE To assess participant-level results from the first 4 years of implementation of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP), a national effort to prevent type 2 diabetes in those at risk through structured lifestyle change programs. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • RESULTS Participants attended a median of 14 sessions over an average of 172 days in the program (median 134 days). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • This program produced standardized manuals for case managers and stroke survivors that may be used in the field, in the patient medical care home and via telehealth. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Stroke self-management program- Participants randomized to this program will receive 6 bi-weekly telephone sessions during the first 3 months followed by 3 monthly reinforcement telephone sessions coupled with 3 monthly group sessions during months 4-6. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • receive
  • Each participant will receive pembrolizumab every 3 weeks for up to 2 years or until confirmed radiographic disease progression, unacceptable toxicity, confirmed positive pregnancy test, withdrawal of consent, or pembrolizumab approval in the participant's country. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • An Anthem EAP participating provider works with a care manager to ensure that the services you receive are covered under your plan. (wm.edu)
  • acute
  • The three hospitals represent facilities with a small, moderate, and large volume of acute stroke care, respectively. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Pashkow, 1993) The standard of care prior to the widespread adoption of CR was bedrest and inactivity after acute myocardial infarction. (cms.gov)
  • severity
  • We were able to fill some of this void and show improvement in care by coming up with guidelines that were customized for the [primary care doctor] on how to treat asthma patients with three different severity levels. (managedcaremag.com)
  • specialists
  • The network will improve patient care through disease monitoring and access to specialists, and help provide access to distance education and other existing networks. (usac.org)
  • A key finding that has significance in the current debate over whether specialists or primary care physicians should treat the chronically ill was that patients treated by pulmonologists and other physicians who specialize in asthma fared better than those treated by generalists. (managedcaremag.com)
  • The debate has led the American Medical Association to call on managed care plans to allow the chronically ill to see specialists as their primary doctors. (managedcaremag.com)
  • Even so, at least one major managed care plan involved in the asthma study reached a somewhat different conclusion about using specialists than that reached by the study's authors. (managedcaremag.com)
  • The Anthem Virginia network includes hospitals, primary care physicians and specialists statewide. (wm.edu)
  • diagnostic
  • Delta Dental of Virginia administers dental coverage for the COVA Care plan, including diagnostic and preventive care. (wm.edu)
  • Programs
  • In addition, managed care organizations that invested in educational programs for patients - and physicians - showed improvements in asthma care. (managedcaremag.com)
  • icare lifetime care has paid for ski lessons, his custom-made sit-ski bucket, physiotherapy and exercise programs, everything to do with his wheelchair, car modifications to his new van, and funding for modifications to his new house. (nsw.gov.au)
  • Community care participants received cessation pamphlets and information on local treatment programs. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • study
  • This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The Smoker's Health Study (SHS) was funded by NIH to examine the efficacy of delivering the PHS Guideline for intensive treatment to smokers in a manner that supported their autonomy and perceived competence, relative to community care, in facilitating long-term tobacco abstinence. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • hospitals
  • The network will connect a regional medical center to two rural hospitals, using video conferencing and remote diagnostics over leased fiber optic networks to improve patient care. (usac.org)
  • symptoms
  • Those who knew everything they needed to know in at least one of the three aspects of asthma care were found to experience fewer asthma symptoms, less frequent attacks, higher levels of physical functioning and general health. (managedcaremag.com)
  • services
  • A new 1 Gbps network will connect approximately 25 public and nonprofit health care facilities in rural and urban locations in Georgia to an existing network, enabling telemedicine services, distance education, research, and effective disaster response. (usac.org)
  • Our vision is to change the way people think about insurance and care by providing world class services to people, businesses, and communities. (nsw.gov.au)
  • The Expanded Dental option covers, at an additional cost, primary care services such as fillings and root canals, orthodontic services, and major restorative services such as crowns, bridgework, implants, and dentures. (wm.edu)
  • decrease
  • Results: As resources diminished, mean formal care hours decreased, declining most for persons with moderate functional or cognitive impairment, for up to an approximately 30% decrease. (ed.gov)
  • asthma
  • The plans, including Anthem, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, followed internationally-accepted asthma guidelines that defined standard treatment regimens, but each had the freedom to follow the guidelines as it saw fit. (managedcaremag.com)
  • Dr. Wise: Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224. (annals.org)
  • primary care provider
  • I do not in anyway replace the role of your primary care provider, whether that be a registered midwife or doctor. (bubhub.com.au)
  • We highly recommend that you coordinate your care through a primary care provider (PCP), but you are not required to have a PCP to use your medical benefits under COVA Care. (wm.edu)
  • Policy
  • Many patients with chronic illnesses have attacked the well-entrenched policy of encouraging primary care doctors to treat these conditions. (managedcaremag.com)
  • access
  • However, you may also access care within the United States through the Blue Card PPO┬« network, and worldwide through the BlueCard Worldwide┬« network. (wm.edu)
  • patient
  • Four existing networks will be consolidated and expanded using T1-grade connections to encompass approximately 245 nonprofit sites, enabling better patient care, including electronic records management and coordinating responses to major public health incidents. (usac.org)
  • This will improve patient care and enable effective responses to disasters and other major incidents. (usac.org)