Medicaid's high-cost clients grow in importance

September 2010
State Health Watch;Sep2010, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p8
The article reports on the methods that can be used by Medicaid providers in the U.S. to meet the challenges of increasing costs and increase of clients in Medicaid programs. It cites several approaches outlined in the April 2010 policy brief of the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS), which include enhanced primary care case management (PCCM) programs. The CHCS has also identified critical components that are important to improve care management for high-need, high-cost population, such as financial alignment and pharmacy management.


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