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Special meeting on prepaid health plans: quality of care

California. Legislature. Assembly. Health Committee.

Special meeting on prepaid health plans: quality of care

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Published in [Sacramento .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.,
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Health maintenance organizations -- California.,
    • Medical care -- California -- Evaluation.,
    • Medicaid -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Assembly Committee on Health, December 13, 1973, Los Angeles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA413.5.U6 C34 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5169922M
      LC Control Number74621464

        Medi-Cal Managed Care contracts for health care services through established networks of organized systems of care, which emphasize primary and preventive care. Managed care plans are a cost-effective use of health care resources that improve health care access and assure quality of care. Today, approximately million Medi-Cal beneficiaries. In the United States, a health maintenance organization (HMO) is a medical insurance group that provides health services for a fixed annual fee. It is an organization that provides or arranges managed care for health insurance, self-funded health care benefit plans, individuals, and other entities, acting as a liaison with health care providers (hospitals, doctors, etc.) on a prepaid . A powerful driver of value in health care is that better outcomes often go hand in hand with lower total care cycle costs. Spending more on early detection and better diagnosis of disease, for.


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Special meeting on prepaid health plans: quality of care by California. Legislature. Assembly. Health Committee. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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