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Medicaid Managed Care For Children Does Not Reduce Use Of Services

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May 3, 1998
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University Of Maryland, Baltimore
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Young children covered by Medicaid managed care plans use health care services at the same rate as those covered by Medicaid fee-for-service plans, according to the results of a survey of 353 parents conducted by researchers at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.

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Young children covered by Medicaid managed care plans use health care services at the same rate as those covered by Medicaid fee-for-service plans, according to the results of a survey of 353 parents conducted by researchers at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y. Forty percent of parents were in managed care plans; the other 60 percent had fee-for-service Medicaid.The study was presented at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies in New Orleans, May 1-5. For interviews during the meeting, contact the press room at (504) 670-8502 or 670-8508.Researchers’ Institutional Contacts: Ann Silverman, Axel F. Bang (718) 920-4011


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