Calif. To Shelve Coordinated Care Program Until 2014

Law360, New York (May 7, 2013, 8:36 PM EDT) -- California's health department said Monday that it will delay a large-scale pilot program to test care coordination among patients who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, and will start in January 2014 at the earliest.

“Cal MediConnect is an opportunity to support people who have Medicare and Medicaid with more coordinated care. Doing so requires work on multiple levels between governments, health plans, and communities. This kind of systematic change takes time. We have decided to move the start date to give every issue the...
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