Aged, Blind and Disabled Study Survey
What is the most important goal/outcome that a Medicaid managed care program for the aged, blind and disabled should strive to achieve?
Answer Options Response Percent Response Count
Better care coordination 36.4% 52
Improved health outcomes while slowing the growth of cost 49.0% 70
Increasing quality consumer options 38.5% 55
Other (please specify) 14.7% 21
answered question 143
skipped question 0
Number Response Date Other (please specify) Categories
1 Sep 3, 2013 4:35 PM Improved health outcomes, period.  Slowing the growth of cost is a separate goal.
2 Aug 27, 2013 9:00 PM I do not believe that Managed care programs are appropriate for this population
3 Aug 24, 2013 12:02 PM Reimbursement that is commensurate with the level of care, quantity of care and quality of care.  Good providers should be bolstered while bad providers should be penalized/eliminated.  I don't believe managed care is a viable solution for this.  The managed care plans for medicare routinely make medical decisions for families and individuals that should not be made by a for profit organization.  Their motivation is not aligned with the care needed for these individuals.
4 Aug 23, 2013 2:35 PM Encouraging quality care for residents/patients
5 Aug 16, 2013 5:32 AM Comprehensive care for the patient that meets all of their needs no matter how in depth they are
6 Aug 14, 2013 5:31 PM Improved health outcomes
7 Aug 14, 2013 3:38 PM swift approval of services
8 Aug 13, 2013 6:13 PM The manage care model was never meant to include this very frail population
9 Aug 12, 2013 4:06 PM It should be based on the needs of the individual participants. If the whole "program" must meet the same goals, the goals of the broad array of individuals served by this "program" are likely to not be met.
10 Aug 12, 2013 2:14 PM Network of medical providers (physicians, hospitals, nurses, etc.) that are trained to or specialize in work with the disabled population
11 Aug 12, 2013 2:07 PM Minimize waste, fraud, and abuse
12 Aug 12, 2013 2:05 PM Discontinuing people
13 Aug 11, 2013 3:18 PM All of above.  See item  #13
14 Aug 10, 2013 2:53 PM Choice of doctors
15 Aug 9, 2013 2:13 PM Predictable reimbursement that recognizes costs
16 Aug 7, 2013 8:55 PM Lack of Medicaid provider in PC in some areas
17 Aug 6, 2013 3:53 PM Provide services to keep them in their homes
18 Aug 6, 2013 1:25 PM Maintaining individuals' independence
19 Aug 6, 2013 12:05 PM consumer satisfaction
20 Aug 6, 2013 12:53 AM Increased consumer participation including EOBs, ability to control what is spent
21 Aug 5, 2013 6:14 PM Access to quality services.