Enrollments in Medicaid-focused health plans continue to grow

August 2009
State Health Watch;Aug2009, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p9
The article focuses on the growth of enrollments in Medicaid-focused health plans based on data from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. As of August 2009 Medicaid-focused health plans cover 11 million people comprising 53 percent of Medicaid-eligible individuals enrolled in full-risk managed care, providing services in 32 of the 50 U.S. states. These plans are cost-effectively managed to provide comprehensive and high quality medical care thus realizing savings for the state.


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