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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

(SDAS) Medical Care Utilization and Costs among Transition-age Young Adult Medicare Beneficiaries with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Carretta, Henry

Description

Description

The purpose of this project is to examine patterns of health care utilization and expenditures in the target population, young adults with autism spectrum disorder between the ages of 18-25 years of age.

Funder

Funder

Health Resources and Services Administration

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

99039

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2015-2015

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 6: What Does the Future Hold, Particularly for Adults?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 6SA. Launch at least two studies to assess and characterize variation in the quality of life for adults on the ASD spectrum as it relates to characteristics of the service delivery system (e.g., safety, integrated employment, post-secondary educational opportunities, community inclusion, self-determination, relationships, and access to health services and community-based services) and determine best practices by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $5,000,000 over 3 years.

Project Link

Project Link

(SDAS) Medical Care Utilization and Costs among Transition-age Young Adult Medicare Beneficiaries with Autism Spectrum Disorder (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Florida State University

State/Country

State/Country

Florida

Project Number

Project Number

R40MC28854

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

N/A

 
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