January 1, 1996
Improving Chronic Illness Care (ICIC) is a national program dedicated to improving the quality of life among the 133 million Americans who suffer from diabetes, depression and other chronic conditions. An evaluation of ICIC was conducted by RAND Corporation, led by Emmett B. Keeler, Ph.D.
November 1, 1996
Program Results Report
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care documented the implicit criteria used to determine "medical necessity" related to mental health, and the influences of financial incentives and organizational arrangements on medical necessity decisions.