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Improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of publicly financed health care

Improving Asthma Care for Children

Start Date:
October 2002
End Date:
July 2004
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The goal of this initiative was to improve the management of pediatric asthma in high-risk recipients of Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Programs under managed care. Improving Asthma Care for Children projects at five health plans sought to improve the health and health-related quality of life for children with asthma, develop and sustain partnerships with key community stakeholders, and institutionalize innovative clinical models in asthma care.

  • Contra Costa Health Plan, California
  • Family Health Partners, Missouri
  • HealthNOW, NY, Inc., New York
  • Monroe Plan for Medical Care, New York
  • Affinity Health Plan, Inc., New York

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