This brief examines efforts by a number of states to set up Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) within their Medicaid programs. An ACO is a provider-run organization in which participating providers are collectively responsible for the care of an enrolled population, and may share in any savings associated with improvements in…
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This fact sheet compares and contrasts key provisions of the California and Texas Section 1115 Medicaid demonstration waivers. The Texas waiver, approved in December 2011, is modeled, in part, on the California waiver, which has been underway in that state since November 2010. Both waivers affect hundreds of thousands of…
Most Medicaid beneficiaries nationally are enrolled in some form of managed care, and, with current budget pressure and health reform on the horizon, states are expected to increase their reliance on managed care to deliver services in their Medicaid programs. This 50-state survey, conducted by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid…
This fact sheet provides an overview of the Medicaid program’s increasing reliance on managed care to deliver services.Fact Sheet
A new background report sums up how multiple trends have led to a situation where safety net hospitals are feeling more financial pressure and are challenged to subsidize the unprofitable care of theuninsured.Background Paper For a more extensive discussion read our larger report from the same study.
Medicaid Managed Care for Dual Eligibles: Case Studies of Programs in Georgia, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania
This report, a companion piece to publication #2246, presents detailed case studies of the managed care programs that enroll dual eligibles in three states: Georgia, Minnesota and Pennsylvania.Report
Protection For Consumers In Managed Care Plans: A Comparison Of Medicare, Medicaid and the Private Insurance Market
This policy paper describes key requirements of consumer protection regulation under Medicare, Medicaid and federal and state laws as they apply to private health insurance. These include choice and availability of plans, disclosure of information, marketing, access, quality, and the grievance and appeals process. The discussion highlights differences and similarities…
An updated study follows trends in commercial health plan participation in Medicaid managed care and includes new analyses on the performance of Medicaid-dominated and commercial plans on measures of effective care and access to care, and on the extent to which plans restrict their Medicaid service areas.
A new policy brief provides a description of the Section 1115 law, its history, and an overview of how it plays a role in the restructuring of Medicaid and SCHIP.
The Development of Capitation Rates Under Medicaid Managed Care Programs: A Pilot Study, Vols. 1 & 2
Report: The Development of Capitation Rates under Medicaid Managed Care Programs: A Pilot Study