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Roughly twenty years ago, Jeffrey Baumeister moved to California and joined a large HMO in the Sacramento area – Foundation Health. Over the next twenty years, he would hold progressively more responsible management positions with large health plans including Health Net and Blue Shield of California. Read More...

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Do Managed Care Medicaid Plans Manage Costs But Not Care?

Beginning in 2014, an additional 16 million people will become eligible for Medicaid under the health care law. People with incomes below 133% of the federal poverty level ($14,403 for an individual or $29,326 for a family of four in 2010) will qualify.  In many cases, Medicaid recipients will be required by their states to enroll in managed-care plans.

According to a recent article by Phil Galewitz in the Kaiser Health News, this large expansion in the Medicaid roles will come with some risks.

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