How The New Managed Care Impacts Seniors

FRAFederal regulations are finally catching up with a decade of seismic change in the delivery of Medicaid services. More than 650 pages of proposed new rules are aimed at overseeing managed care, which has become the standard health care delivery system for low-income adults and children, and is now being expanded to include both medical care and long-term supports and services for older adults and younger people with disabilities.

Many of the new regulations are aimed at boosting consumer protections for those enrolled in these managed care plans, including frail elders.

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