The Medicaid HMO Game

Number 12940
Subject Health Care
Source Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
Year 1995
Publication Date Nov 26-29, 1995
Summary The Sun-Sentinel investigates how HMOs for the poor often fail to deliver medical care the state paid them to provide while using the money to award HMO executives. The report also looks at how some HMOs reported extremely low use of vital health care services such as physician and hospital care in medical peer review records. (Nov. 26 - 29, 1995)
Category Computer-Assisted Reporting
Keywords Schulte Bergal CAR Medicaid HMO game poor care big profits Contest entry Health care Insurance Hospital care Doctors 227 pgs.
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