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Geographic Expansion of Medicaid Managed Care Organizations: Assessing Access to Primary Care in Nonmetropolitan Counties

Description
Presents a study on primary care access for Medicaid beneficiaries in nonmetropolitan counties who were enrolled through managed care organizations (MCOs) from 2012 to 2018. Details the level of access to primary care in the nonmetropolitan counties of 15 states and compares the rates of access for beneficiaries enrolled through MCOs established before 2012 and after 2012. Discusses findings and makes recommendations for policy makers.
Author(s)
Linda Li, Matthew Najarian, Abigail R. Barker, et al.
Date
03/2021
Type
Document
Organization
RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Tagged as
Access · Medicaid · Policy · Primary care · Statistics and data · California · Colorado · Florida · Illinois · Iowa · Kentucky · Louisiana · Missouri · Nebraska · New Hampshire · North Dakota · Pennsylvania · Texas · Utah · Virginia