Session: Medicaid and Managed Care: Reaching and Serving Those in Need
5144.0: Wednesday, November 19, 2003: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Oral
Medicaid and Managed Care: Reaching and Serving Those in Need
Papers will present the long term impact of a Medicaid managed care program on emergency department utilization, planning, financing and assessment of a univrsal health care program and ways to increase access and engage underserved men in ongoing primary care.
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1)understand the long term impact of a Medicaid managed care program on emergency department utilization; 2)understand planning, financing and assessment of a univrsal health care program; and 3)increase access and engage underserved men in ongoing primary care.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Monica Chan, MBA
2:30 PMAn empirical analysis of the impact of a Medicaid managed care program on emergency department utilization by major eligibility classification groups
Donald E. Reed, PhD
2:42 PMBreastfeeding and the role of health plans: Health Netís strategic action plan for the promotion of breastfeeding
Judith Sell-Gutowski, RN, MS
2:54 PMMassachusetts Medical Security Program (MSP): A state response to provide universal health care; insurance for the unemployed
Mara Yerow, MPH, CHE
3:06 PMMenís health initiative increases access and reduces disparities among Denverís underserved
Elizabeth M. Whitley, PhD
3:18 PMVulnerable populations in the forefront: Consumers shaping policy
Mario Ramos, MA, Cynthia J. Conteas, RN, MPA
Organized by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by:Maternal and Child Health
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA