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The white paper examines the impact that managed care organizations can have on cost and quality of care for older adults and people with disabilities. The National Council on Disability found that MCOs can lower the costs of services for these populations. However, MCOs must face the challenge of training staff on person-centered planning and competency for the quality of care to genuinely increase. This provides an analysis of the positives and negatives of MCOs and where to move from here.
Populations:Aging/Older Adults; Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities; Physical Disabilities; Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
Programs/Initiatives:Medicaid Managed Long Term Care
DirectCourse Online Curriculum for Life in Community
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/66684