Managed Care

 

To get or to skip care? Coverage makes the difference

MANAGED CARE December 1998. © MediMedia USA
Managed Care Outlook

To get or to skip care? Coverage makes the difference

MANAGED CARE December 1998. ©1998 Stezzi Communications

Not surprisingly, many uninsured adults either do not get or postpone care they need. But a recent Kaiser/Commonwealth Fund survey suggests that adults who receive Medicaid benefits also skip or put off care — and that, because of expense, adult Medicaid patients are less likely to fill prescriptions than those without insurance — despite the fact that Medicaid plans offer at least some pharmacy coverage.

SOURCE: UNINSURED IN AMERICA, KAISER COMMISSION ON MEDICAID AND THE UNINSURED, WASHINGTON, 1998

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4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL November 12–14, 2014
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Forum Alexandria, VA November 13–14, 2014
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