Managed care for children: effect on access to care and utilization of health services.

  title={Managed care for children: effect on access to care and utilization of health services.},
  author={Peter G. Szilagyi},
  journal={The Future of children},
  volume={8 2},
The rapid trend toward enrolling children in managed care has occurred largely without conclusive evidence about the effects of these arrangements on two important aspects of care: access and utilization. Although the effect of managed care on these measures has been studied more widely in the adult population, the results may not be applicable to children, who have unique health care needs centering around prevention and early treatment of acute illnesses to avoid long-term health problems… CONTINUE READING


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