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Editorial: Managing costs with software. Advance for Health Information Executives

Published: June 6, 2006
Category: Reports
Author: Mitchell RN
Country: United States
Language: null
Type: Care Management
Setting: Academic

Advance Newsmagazines, King of Prussia, PA, USA

More than two years ago when Dave Ford took over as CEO at CareOregon in Portland, Ore., the Medicaid managed care plan was facing a tough situation: It had four days of cash and about $17 million in negative net worth. Since that time, the managed care plan has made quite an impressive-turnaround.”I was faced with two key questions: What could be done to turn CareOregon around? And, once we recovered, what could be done to manage care more efficiently in the Oregon market?” Ford disclosed to ADVANCE.

Cost Burden Evaluation,Resource Use,United States

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