California Readies Large Demonstration of Coordinated Care

Goedert, Joseph
May 2013
Health Data Management;May2013, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on a memorandum of understanding signed by the California Department of Health Care Services with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to conduct a large demonstration program to improve care to senior and disabled beneficiaries who are dually enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid.


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