Forty-nine states now rely on some form of Medicaid managed care plan. This brief examines several critical questions states must answer as they design Medicaid managed care programs aimed at reducing costs and increasing access to care. Who should be required to enroll in managed care? What services should Medicaid managed care plans be required to provide? How will managed care plans be paid? How will the enrollment process work?
To reuse content from Urban Institute, visit copyright.com, search for the publications, choose from a list of licenses, and complete the transaction.