Integrating services can help high-risk Medicaid beneficiaries

December 2007
State Health Watch;Dec2007, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p1
The article reports on the outcome of a project of the U.S. Center for Health Care Strategies that tested integrating health services for beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions. An evaluation of the project found that such efforts appear particularly promising in generating quality improvements and reducing hospital admissions. It also found that Medicaid purchasers, plans and providers are willing and able to test groundbreaking models of care for beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions.


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