New Medicaid populations being integrated into managed care

May 2011
State Health Watch;May2011, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p6
The article discusses integrating the Seniors and Persons with Disabilities (SPD) population into managed care. The Center for Health Care Strategies in Hamilton, New Jersey gave California technical assistance in developing its 1115 waiver which included an SPD population. Interviews were done with stakeholders to gather input on best approaches to ensure medical homes for the SPD. The state studied performance measures and plans to look at utilization changes and beneficiary interaction with health plans.


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