Managed health care (61 - 63 of 63 items)
Managed Health Care: Effect on Employers' Costs Difficult to Measure
HRD-94-3: Published: Oct 19, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed employers' recent experiences with managed health care, focusing on cost control and enrollee perspectives.GAO found that: (1) the proportion of private-sector employees enrolled in managed care plans increased from 5 percent in 1980 to 55 percent in 1992; (2) managed care cost control efforts involve alternative financing methods and limitations o...
Medicaid: Factors to Consider in Managed Care Programs
T-HRD-92-43: Published: Jun 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1992.
GAO discussed the role of managed care in state Medicaid programs. GAO noted that: (1) adequate safeguards and oversight are crucial to the success of managed care programs; (2) it has previously identified problems with access to care, quality of services, and oversight of providers' financial reporting and solvency; (3) the Oregon program does not place excessive financial risk on providers, sin...
Medicaid: Oregon's Managed Care Program and Implications for Expansions
HRD-92-89: Published: Jun 19, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Oregon's current Medicaid managed care program and the state's proposed expansion of the program as part of a larger demonstration.GAO found that: (1) Oregon's current managed care program provides adequate access to health services, despite indications of strained capacity, which the state is working to address by recruiting more health plans; (2)...