The Iowa HHS issued a notice of intent to award Medicaid MCO contracts to Molina Healthcare and Amerigroup Iowa Inc. for managed care services for Medicaid members in Iowa. But what makes round two of Iowa’s MCO rollout any different than its failed first attempt?
Humana finalized a deal to acquire Inclusa, a Wisconsin managed care plan in a bid to bulk up its Medicaid services. Inclusa partners with more than 6,000 service providers across about 40 service categories.
Break Through Value Based Payments Looking at States’ Managed Care Programs: Kansas and Texas THE VBP Blog Happy New Year! Let’s start 2020 where we left off in our last blog. We will review two of the ten states that currently are supporting the I/DD population with managed care programs. Using the Ancor 2018 White Paper, combined with our own research, we opted to break down Texas and Kansas. Both contract with Multi-state Commercial MCOs to administer their programs. Kansas’ fully capitated, MCO-based, state-wide program is called KanCare, started in 2013 with the I/DD enrollment portion starting in 2014. As of the end of 2017 there were 8954 people on the KanCare I/DD Waiver program. The initial goals for KanCare… Read More »Looking at States’ Managed Care Programs: Kansas and Texas