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Medicaid Managed Care: Lessons from Five States

The experience of states with long histories of managed care underscores the conclusion that managed care is not a magic bullet for solving all access and cost concerns and that no amount of managed care can substitute for adequately financed programs that are well understood by beneficiaries, providers, and health plans alike. The results of this study highlight 10 lessons from five states — California, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, and Tennessee.

Publication Details

Publication Date: September 1, 1998
Citation: M. Gold, M. Sparer, and K. Chu, "Medicaid Managed Care: Lessons from Five States," Health Affairs, Fall 1996 15(3):236––50.