Lawmakers, CMS Demos, Medicaid Plans Target Medically Complex Kids

/ December 4, 2015 at 5:44 PM
Lawmakers from both parties, CMS and Medicaid health plans are looking at ways to improve coordination of care for children with high-cost, medical complexities, but they don't always agree on the solutions. Bipartisan legislation pending on both sides of Capitol Hill pushes development of nationally designated children's hospital networks for children with medical complexity, and calls for coordination among home, primary, ambulatory, acute and post-acute care providers. But Medicaid health plans say managed care is the solution and recently told...

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