Researching legislative initiatives

WRI has a long history of providing research support to public and private agencies. During its first two decades, the company established research institutes to study the effectiveness of human services projects. These included:

  • Research on Managed Care in Child Welfare Services
    WRI conducted research into the results of managed care in child welfare services. WRI explored the effectiveness of managed care approaches and the effect of welfare reform legislation on programs, practices, and financing of services. New York State Office of Children and Family Services
  • Medicaid Managed Care Special Needs Plan
    WRI assisted with the development and submission of a plan designed to implement new legislation authorizing the establishment of Special Needs Plan to serve people with serious mental illness. OPTIONS Health Care, Inc.