Does managed care under Medicaid save money and expand access?
Learning Areas:Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related public policy
Compare those states where Medicaid is mostly or completely administered under managed care entities to those with less or no managed care in terms of coverage and cost control. The advantages and disadvantages of these programs for the Medicaid population will be discussed.
Keyword(s): Access to Care, Cost Issues
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have taught and published on health reform for over 30 years. I was also the medical director for a Medicaid HMO in the 1990's.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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