Charrette A. 1997. Medicaid managed care. [Washington, DC]: Health Policy Tracking Service, 33 pp.
Annotation: This issue brief discusses legislation on Medicaid managed care that has at least passed one house of state legislatures. The summaries provided are not meant to be comprehensive, but to highlight certain issues and to give an overview of the trends that are emerging so far this year in terms of Medicaid managed care. Summaries are provided regarding creating or expanding Medicaid managed care programs, Medicaid managed care, caution on managed care for the elderly and persons with disabilities, oversight of managed care organizations and setting criteria for health maintenance organizations, protections for Medicaid managed care recipients, ensuring quality of care, Medicaid managed care fraud, and pharmaceuticals. Summaries are provided for legislation in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. This information is current through September 25, 1997.
Keywords: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Disabilities, Disabilities, Florida, Fraud, Hawaii, Health maintenance organizations, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Managed care, Maryland, Medicaid managed care, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Older adults, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Pharmaceuticals, Quality assurance, Rhode Island, Special health care needs, State legislation, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington