managed care (uncountable)
- (US, medicine, healthcare) Medical services which are planned, directed, and controlled—especially by a health insurance company—in a manner designed to maximize the efficiency of the delivery and financing of health care.
- 1984 Feb. 5, Richard A. Knox, "Full-scale Medicaid Overhaul Proposed," Boston Globe (retrieved 28 Nov 2013):
- Much of the projected savings would come from enlisting Medicaid recipients in "managed care" programs instead of the current open-ended system.
- 1998 June 9, Frank Reeves, "Managed care users could get new protection," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (retrieved 28 Nov 2013):
- State lawmakers today are expected to approve landmark legislation designed to protect the 5 million Pennsylvanians enrolled in managed care health plans.
- 2011 Jan. 9, Courtney Burke, "Room for Debate: Getting Rates Under Control," New York Times (retrieved 28 Nov 2013):
- A managed care system makes it possible to enroll more people and improve care, yet also keep costs under control.
medical services which are designed to maximise the efficiency of health care
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