Foster care and Medicaid managed care.

Journal Article (Review)

Children in the foster care system are often dependent on Medicaid for health care. These children, however, have more complex health care needs than the typical child receiving Medicaid. States are implementing Medicaid managed care programs as a way to control escalating costs while providing necessary services. This article reviews the issues surrounding delivery of managed health care services to children in foster care and describes several solutions.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Leslie, LK; Kelleher, KJ; Burns, BJ; Landsverk, J; Rolls, JA

Published Date

  • May 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 82 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 367 - 392

PubMed ID

  • 12769396

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0009-4021

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States