Protection in Managed Care Plans: A Side-by-Side Comparison of Proposed Federal Legislation. A side-by-side comparison of the provisions for consumer protection in managed care plans contained in the House and Senate budget reconciliation bills and in eight other consumer protection bills currently under consideration by Congress. These bills, which would…
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Protection in Managed Care Plans: A Side-by-Side Comparison of Proposal Federal Legislation – Report
Side-By-Side Comparison Of Proposed Federal Legislation For Consumer Protection In Managed Care PlansNicole Tapay, Karen Pollitz, Jalena CurtisInstitute for Health Care Research and Policy Georgetown University Medical CenterJuly 18, 1997Issue SummaryOver the past decade, an increasing number of Americans have been receiving their health care coverage through HMOs, PPOs and…
This paper suggests methods of financing managed care for people with HIV or AIDS.Note: This publication is no longer in circulation. However, a few copies may still exist in the Foundation's internal library that could be xeroxed. Please email email@example.com if you would like to pursue this option.
Testimony before the Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry on Protecting Vulnerable Populations
This testimony addresses the issue of access to care for vulnerable populations and the implications of the shift to managed care for these populations. In particular, it focuses on those with low incomes and disabling conditions requiring particular attention in the reshaping of health financing and delivery systems. Testimony:
This commentary reviews Medicaid’s role for low-income women and examines the implications Medicaid managed care on the delivery of health services to this vulnerable population. Today 40% of the Medicaid population, mostly poor women and their children, is enrolled in managed care. Medicaid agencies are hoping managed care will control…
Reprinted from HEALTH AFFAIRS, Volume 16, Number 2 (March/April 1997)This paper describes the early experience of the Health Insurance Plan of California (HIPC), a small-employer purchasing cooperative established in 1993.Report: Managed Competition In California's Small-Group Insurance Market
This study is part of a larger initiative, funded by both the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and The Commonwealth Fund. Case studies of seven states that are restructuring their health care systems for the Medicaid and uninsured populations: California, Florida, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, and Texas, are designed…
Report: Insurance Matters For Low-Income Adults: Results From A Five-State Survey
This report is an update to the July 1995 case study on managed care in Tennessee released as part of the Kaiser/Commonwealth Low-Income Coverge and Access Project.
1996 UpdateThis report is an update to the May 1996 case study on managed care in Minnesota released as part of the Kaiser/Commonwealth Low-Income Coverage and Access Project.Report: