Transition to Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports: How Is It Going?

States are rapidly moving from fee-for-service to managed care for Medicaid long-term services and supports (LTSS).

An inventory conducted for the federal government found that the number of states using Medicaid Managed LTSS grew from 8 in 2004 to 16 in 2012, and an AARP Public Policy Institute study  shows 11 states planning to develop new Medicaid Managed LTSS programs in 2013.

Pros and Cons There are advantages as well as concerns about moving to capitated, risk-based managed care for Medicaid enrollees with LTSS needs.

For the full article click on:
http://blog.aarp.org/2013/08/16/the-transition-to-medicaid-managed-long-term-services-and-supports-how-is-it-going/

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