MCO

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MCO

(1) (Microsoft Cabinet Object) See CAB file.

(2) (Managed Care Organization) See healthcare IT.
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However, unless the managed care organization has access to comprehensive, community-based, client-centered programs, there will not be either improved treatment or cost savings.
Employers dicker with managed care organizations over prices, benefits, and access.
Furthermore, providers are particularly vulnerable since many managed care organizations tend to downstream certain carve-out-services, such as mental health or substance abuse treatment, which can be expensive.
It is apparent, then, that advanced managed care organizations need to take steps toward developing products and services to meet these rapidly emerging needs, including:
It also reflects another problem with most of the career development programs we examined: they exhibit a vague sense of just how their programs fit into the larger goals of the managed care organization.
More and more forward-thinking managed care organizations like MedCost are turning to Payerpath to help them meet the growing provider demand for EDI transaction services," said Bill Rush, director of payer sales for Payerpath.
In turn, in the fall of 1992, NCQA named a Performance Assessment Task Force comprising representatives of managed care organizations and employers to revise the HEDIS 1.
Encouragement of large managed care organizations called Accountable Health Partnerships (AHPs).
The activities traditionally performed by medical directors for managed care organizations, such as reconciling disputes on fee schedules and mediating "problem" claims, although important, will not continue to constitute their primary responsibilities.
These hospitals and medical centers also own Healthfirst, a provider-owned managed care organization in New York City.
We believe that technology is the great equalizer when it comes to leveling a competitive playing field, and HealthTrio xpress enables us to strategically and operationally compete with other leading managed care organizations," said Cindy Palmer, CEO of San Luis Valley HMO.
Pull-through programs are pharmaceutical company initiatives designed to increase the market share of specific products while reducing pharmaceutical expenditures for managed care organizations.