States need "track record" for move to managed care

August 2011
State Health Watch;Aug2011, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p9
The article explains the need for U.S. states transferring their Aged, Blind, Disabled (ABD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) members to Medicaid-managed health care to have prior experience dealing with specific sectors of the population. It offers tips on how states can conduct the shift such as emphasizing on their requests for procurement (RFP) the requirements for selected managed care bidders and that program recipients and their endorsers should be properly notified.


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