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Medicare Advantage v. Medicaid MCO Plan

1. What is the major difference between the Medicare Advantage plan and the Medicaid managed care plan?
2. If you had to choose one which would it be? What would be an example?
3. If you were a physician which of these plans would you want your patients to have and why?

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http://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/by-topics/delivery-systems/managed-care/managed-care-site.html

What is the major difference between the Medicare Advantage plan and the Medicaid managed care plan?

Medicare Advantage plans are predicated upon set doctors that must be seen by a patient within a prescribed network that is mandated by the Medicare Plan wherein the plans are managed care, which require the patient to obtain services from doctors that belong to certain hospitals. Most of these plans are predicted upon extra benefits and lower co-payments than in the Original Medicare Plan. Enrollment probably mandates that the ...

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This solution discusses the differences between Medicare Advantage and Medicaid managed care plans.

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