“Access DuPage: Dick Endress”


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Panelist PPT. Presented at the Safety Net Summit, June 23, 2009, hosted by Health & Medicine Policy Research Group (HMPRG) and the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

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“Access DuPage: Dick Endress”

  1. 1. <ul><li>WHAT : Provides access to comprehensive medical services to low-income, uninsured residents of DuPage County, IL </li></ul><ul><li>WHO : 225 organizations working together in collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>HOW : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enroll eligible persons into program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assign all members to a medical home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide access to services across the entire continuum of care </li></ul></ul>For more info contact Richard Endress, 630-510-8694, rend@accessdupage.org
  2. 2. <ul><li>Total members served: 11,576 </li></ul><ul><li>Ave. mo. enrollment: 7,381(current: 9,610) </li></ul><ul><li>Utilization: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>28,987 PCP visits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 2,000 specialty referrals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>63,418 prescription medications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>14,864 hospital services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Significant improvement in self-assessed mental health scores (SF-12) for every year in program </li></ul><ul><li>Age-adjusted hospitalization rates & ER use rates over 30% below U.S. averages </li></ul><ul><li>Direct cost per member per year = $391.49 </li></ul><ul><li>Retail value of donated services: $46.6 million </li></ul><ul><li>Total cost of care (at managed care rates): 17% below average cost of individual employer-sponsored health insurance </li></ul>