Funder: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Author: D. Richard Mauery, Center for Health Services Research and Policy, The George Washington University; Julie Collins, Child Welfare League of America; Jan McCarthy, Georgetown University; Charlotte McCullough, McCullough Associates, Inc.; Sheila Pires, Human Service Collaborative
June 2003 | Report
The study discussed in this resource paper analyzed the content of Medicaid managed care and privatized child welfare contracts that specify requirements for care coordination and interagency collaboration.
The study included interviews with key stakeholders to explore how these “paper” requirements were playing out in “practice.” Medicaid managed care and privatized child welfare contracts were analyzed and site visits were conducted in El Paso County, Colorado; Franklin County, Ohio; Massachusetts; and Missouri.
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Technical Assistance ToolFinancing and Contracting Practices in Child Welfare Initiatives and Medicaid Managed Care September 2004