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Children's Medical Services Privatization Is Feasible; Could Save Over $18 Million, But Barriers Must Be Overcome, Report No. 02-04, January 2002
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  • release a request for proposals (RFP) for privatizing its information and claims processing system;
  • proceed with efforts to create capitated contracts with Integrated Care Systems (ICS);
  • include care coordination in the Integrated Care Systems contracts; and
  • consolidate or eliminate regional CMS offices as these contracts are implemented for all CMS clients across the state because they would no longer be necessary for claims processing or support for care coordination.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Children's Medical Services

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 06-14 Early Steps Faces Service Challenges; Has Not Used All Available Federal Funds, published in February 2006.
  • Report No. 05-39 OPPAGA Report: Disabilities Groups Should Improve Coordination, But Duplication of Activities Appears to Be Low, published in July 2005.
  • Report No. 04-35 Progress Report: Children’s Medical Services Working to Expand Privatization and Reduce Administrative Inefficiencies, published in May 2004.
  • Report No. 96-68 Follow-up Report on the Children's Medical Services Program As Administered by the Department of Health, published in March 1997.
  • Report No. 95-02 Performance Review of Children's Medical Services as Administered by the Children's Medical Services Program Office, published in July 1995.

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