TITLE

Pennsylvania Medicaid saves billions with mandatory managed care

PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Nov2010, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on how Pennsylvania cuts healthcare costs through Medicaid's mandatory managed care. It emphasizes the program Health Choices in 1997 that started it all and developed over time. The strategy is achieving the type of health outcomes for the consumers while maintaining a cost-efficient program. An alternate method is also in place for Pennsylvania's rural areas called ACCESS Plus, a primary care case management with a component on disease management.
ACCESSION #
55251231

 

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