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ERIC Number: EJ526053
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
Beware the Managed Health-Care Companies.
Ashbaugh, John; Smith, Gary
Mental Retardation, v34 n3 p189-93 Jun 1996
This article discusses implications of the movement toward managed health care models for long-term health care services for people with disabilities, especially people with developmental disabilities. It notes possible advantages of managed care but raises issues concerning consumer choice, management and financial capacity of managed care companies, and the orientation of profit-making enterprises. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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