Family Care 101: A New Era in Managed Long-Term Care

Health Care

February 01, 2008
by Mike Edwin, MBA

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Family Care is a managed-care alternative for long-term care services. It began in 2005, although there have been five pilot Family Care projects operating since 1999, and is currently being expanded statewide.

What is Family Care?  This article contains information about Family Care that is pertinent to providers who are making the decision about whether to contract with Family Care/MCOs. A future article will detail the reimbursement in Managed Care for assisted-living facilities and nursing homes, and other services covered by Family Care.



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