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This report describes the impact of community health workers (CHWs) providing community-based support services to enrollees who are high consumers of… More
September 2003 Debbie I. Chang, Alice Burton, John O'Brien, Robert E. Hurley,
State policymakers have been at the center of many important health care reform initiatives in the past decade. Launching large-scale, innovative… More
June 2003 Lawrence Casalino, James C. Robinson,
Using concepts from organizational economics and sociology, this article compares the medical staff, hospital-owned physician practice, and hybrid… More
March 2001 David Mechanic,
The focus on managed care and the managed care backlash divert attention from more important national health issues, such as insurance coverage and… More
December 2000 Huw T. O. Davies, Thomas G. Rundall,
Patient trust has been identified as an important element in the patient-physician relationship. However, common features of managed care, such as… More
September 1999 David Mechanic, Marsha Rosenthal,
Managed care organizations (MCOs) are facing intense criticism at national, state, and local levels and battling initiatives that would impose… More
September 1999 Dennis McCarty, Richard G. Frank, Gabrielle C. Denmead,
Coverage for methadone services in state Medicaid plans may facilitate access to the most effective therapy for heroin dependence. State Medicaid… More
June 1999 Michael S. Sparer, Lawrence D. Brown,
Nearly every state is encouraging or requiring Medicaid beneficiaries to enroll in managed care delivery systems. In New York City, Medicaid officials… More
March 1998 Thomas R. Oliver,
One of the most dynamic areas of health policy is the transition of Medicaid programs to managed care and market competition. Maryland has been a… More
March 1997 Paul K. Halverson, Glen P. Mays, Arnold D. Kaluzny, Thomas B. Richards,
Alliances between managed care plans and public health agencies are a growing phenomenon in local health care markets, with profound implications for… More
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