How Do Medicaid Beneficiaries Benefit From Complex Care Management?

March 24, 2020

On this episode of Managed Care cast, we speak with Farhad Modarai, DO, on a recent paper he co-wrote, entitled, "Impact of Complex Care Management on Spending and Utilization for High-Need, High Cost Medicaid Patients." The study can be found in the February issue of The American Journal of Managed Care®.

Complex care management programs aim to improve health outcomes of high-cost, high-need patients through coordinating medical and social services. In general, Medicaid patients have high rates of chronic conditions and often utilize preventable acute care, leading to avoidable spending. To determine the impact complex care management programs can have on Medicaid beneficiaries, researchers conducted a study at a CareMore Health in Memphis, Tennessee.

On this episode of Managed Care cast, we speak with Farhad Modarai, DO, on a recent paper he co-wrote, entitled, "Impact of Complex Care Management on Spending and Utilization for High-Need, High Cost Medicaid Patients." The study can be found in the February issue of The American Journal of Managed Care®.

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