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Title
Second-Generation Medicaid managed care: Can it deliver?
First Author
Gold, Marsha
Date of Pub
2000 Winter
Pages
29-47
Volume
22
Issue
2
Other Authors
Mittler, Jessica
Abstract
This article offers insight into what we term "second-generation" Medicaid managed care. In case studies of seven States, we examined three critical questions: (1) Does managed care experience facilitate program operations? (2) Can Medicaid managed care deliver on important goals? And (3) Can States extend the program beyond low-income families and children to others? The answers are encouraging but also suggest caution. Medicaid managed care is not a solutions to fundamental problems facing the Medicaid program. It may be a tool to encourage better delivery of care. This requires a long-term commitment and adequate financing to develop stable partnerships with all stakeholders.
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MeSH
California : Eligibility Determination : Florida : Managed Care Programs : Maryland : Medicaid : Minnesota : Oregon : Program Evaluation/statistics & numerical data : State Health Plans : Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S. : Tennessee : Texas : United States Health Care Financing Administration
NTIS Number
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