Report in Response to Legislative Request to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to Study the Cost of Providing Access to Managed Care for Medicare+Choice-Eligibles in Maryland Maryland Senate Bill 855, Section 3, 2000 Legislative Session


This report, mandated by the Maryland legislature, was originally intended to be a cost analysis that would provide the basis for a financial subsidy to encourage the expansion of Medicare+Choice plans across Maryland. However, the study took a more comprehensive approach to describe the national and state context in which Medicare+Choice withdrawals were occurring and the impact of the withdrawals on consumers and health care programs.

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