Hawaii Medicaid streamlines its referral process for children

April 2010
State Health Watch;Apr2010, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p6
The article reveals that Hawaii's Medicaid program is requiring child care providers to provide care management and care coordination for children. According to Patti Bazin, health care services branch administrator of the Med-QUEST program, the agency is able to determine whether care coordination is only occurring in some areas and not others. Children enrolled in QUEST Expanded Access (QExA), Hawaii's new program for the aged and disabled, are provided with a service coordinator. Also noted is the creation of a referral process for children.


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