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Massachusetts Department Of Developmental Services Medication Review, Alexandra Bonardi, Gail Grossman, Emily Lauer Aug 2012

Massachusetts Department Of Developmental Services Medication Review, Alexandra Bonardi, Gail Grossman, Emily Lauer

Commonwealth Medicine Publications

This presentation by Alixe Bonardi goes over the use of pharmaceutical drugs among adults with developmental disabilities, touching on why adults use drugs, when, and the situations that lead pharmacists to prescribe certain drugs.

Presented at the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) Reinventing Quality Conference 2012.


Masshealth: The Basics - Facts, Trends And National Context, Robert W. Seifert Jun 2012

Masshealth: The Basics - Facts, Trends And National Context, Robert W. Seifert

Commonwealth Medicine Publications

This updated June 2012 report provides an overview of MassHealth, the Massachusetts state Medicaid program, eligibility and enrollment information, spending growth statistics, and cost drivers analysis.

Client/Partner: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation


Masshealth Hospice Program: Overview And Analysis Final Report, Teresa E. Anderson, Debi Lang, Heather Posner Jun 2012

Masshealth Hospice Program: Overview And Analysis Final Report, Teresa E. Anderson, Debi Lang, Heather Posner

Commonwealth Medicine Publications

The MassHealth Hospice Program: Overview and Analysis study employed mixed methods to conduct a descriptive analysis of primary and secondary data, using document review, key informant interviews, and MassHealth claims and enrollment data. This report explains the structure and implementation of the hospice benefit, examines the increase in hospice benefit utilization and expenditures, assesses member and family satisfaction with the benefit, and describes end of life services provided by Medicaid programs in five states.

Client/Partner: MassHealth