4198.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Public Managed Care Plans: Can They Make The Health Care Safety Net Safe?

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 1) Understand the distinctive roles and dilemmas of public managed care plans. 2) Understand how these plans have been used as a tool for protecting the financial viability of public hospitals and other safety net providers. 3) Evaluate their effectiveness in carrying out that role. 4) Compare the organization and strategies of different public managed care plans. 5) Examine the impact of the local environment
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Organizer(s):Barry R. Skura, PhD
2:30 PMCambridge's Public Medicaid Managed Care Organization: Network Health
Mike Grubin, ExecDir
2:50 PMLos Angeles County's Public Managed Care Plan: L.A. Care
Anthony D. Rodgers, CEO
3:10 PMNew York City's Public Managed Care Plan: MetroPlus
Barbara Radin, ExecDir
Sponsor:Health Equity and Public Hospitals Caucus
Cosponsors:Health Administration; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers; Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA