SAINT PAUL, Minn. – On Friday, December 1st from 9:00 a.m - 3:30 p.m., the Minnesota House of Representatives Health Finance and Policy Committee will hold an informational hearing on Medicaid managed care. The meeting will provide information about managed care organizations (MCOs) in the delivery of services to Medicaid beneficiaries. Topics will include the financing of Minnesota managed care organizations and state spending, current issues with using MCOs as primary service delivery mechanism, and current status of Medicaid MCOs in Minnesota. The hearing will also demonstrate the complexities of Medicaid MCO financing and discuss options for service delivery reform using other state examples of innovation.
Details of the meeting, including a full list of testifiers can be found on the Committee page.
WHAT: Health Finance and Policy Committee informational hearing on Medicaid managed care
WHO: Chair Tina Liebling and committee members, testimony from health care experts:
Kathryn Costanza, National Council of State Legislators (NCSL) Health Program, Program Principal-Medicaid, Medicaid subject matter expert.
Allan Baumgarten, Independent Health Care Analyst.
Sayeh Nikpay, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
Ezra Golberstein, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
Lynn Blewett, State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC), University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
WHEN: Friday, December 1st, 9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Minnesota Capitol room 120, 75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard., St Paul, MN 55155