The Law and Your Health

Basics of Managed Care

What are the states doing to ensure that patients get the care they need within the managed care system?

Each state makes its own laws as to what health insurance (which includes managed care) must provide. There is also some federal law on level of coverage required for specific situations, such as childbirth.

>>How is managed care defined?
>>What are some of the concerns with managed care?
>>How does this affect me?
>>What are the states doing to ensure that patients get the care they need within the managed care system?
>>What are some specific legal protections for consumers?


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