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Child Health Insurance Research Initiative (CHIRI™) Projects

The Child Health Insurance Research Initiative (CHIRI™) is an effort to supply policymakers information to help them improve access to, and the quality of, health care for low-income children.

Principal Investigator: Elaine Beane
Project Title: Analysis of Fee-For-Service vs. Managed Care for Children With Special Health Care Needs
Program: Medicaid, Title V
Study State: Michigan
Focus and Cross-Cutting Themes: CSHCN*

Principal Investigator: Janet Bronstein
Project Title: Provider Participation and Access in Alabama and Georgia
Program: SCHIP, Medicaid
Study States: Alabama and Georgia
Focus and Cross-Cutting Themes: Provider Availability, CSHCN*, Rural, Minorities
Project Description URL Address: http://www.gsu.edu/

Principal Investigator: Peter Budetti
Project Title: Impact of Publicly Funded Programs on Child Safety Nets
Program: SCHIP, Medicaid
Study States: National plus case studies
Focus and Cross-Cutting Themes: Pediatric Safety Net Hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers

Principal Investigator: Janet Mitchell
Project Title: Medicaid SCHIP vs. Premium Subsidy: Oregon's Health Insurance Alternatives for Low-Income Children
Program: SCHIP, Medicaid
Study State: Oregon
Focus and Cross-Cutting Themes: Consumer choice, minorities

Principal Investigator: Sara Rosenbaum
Project Title: Responsiveness of SCHIP to Children With Special Health Care Needs
Program: SCHIP, Medicaid
Study States: National plus case studies
Focus and Cross-Cutting Themes: State and managed care organization program requirements, CSHCN*

Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Shenkman
Project Title: Access and Quality of Care for Low-Income Adolescents
Program: SCHIP, Medicaid
Study State: Florida
Focus and Cross-Cutting Themes: Program dynamics, CSHCN*, adolescents, minorities
Project Description URL Address: http://www.ichp.edu/

Principal Investigator: Robert St. Peter
Project Title: Evaluation of Kansas HealthWave
Program: SCHIP, Medicaid
Study State: Kansas
Focus and Cross-Cutting Themes: Rural, minorities
Project Description URL Address: http://www.khi.org/

Principal Investigator: Nancy Swigonski
Project Title: Health Care Access, Quality and Insurance for Children With Special Health Care Needs
Program: SCHIP, Medicaid
Study State: Indiana
Focus and Cross-Cutting Themes: CSHCN*, adolescents, minorities

Principal Investigator: Peter Szilagyi
Project Title: New York's SCHIP: What Works for Vulnerable Children
Program: SCHIP
Study State: New York
Focus and Cross-Cutting Themes: Plan types, CSHCN*, adolescents, rural, minorities

* CSHCN=Children with special health care needs.

Page last reviewed September 2012
Page originally created September 2012
Internet Citation: Child Health Insurance Research Initiative (CHIRI™) Projects. Content last reviewed September 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. https://archive.ahrq.gov/cpi/initiatives/chiri/projects.html

 

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