TennCare achieves cost goals, but quality of care questioned

October 1995
Primary Care Weekly;10/9/95, Vol. 1 Issue 25, p1
Reports on the results of the report by the US General Accounting Office (GAO) evaluating the performance of the TennCare Medicaid managed care demonstration project by Tennessee. Features of the project; Criticisms of the project; Comment by Dan Meyer, senior evaluator and GAO report author.


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