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GAO Report Finds Medicaid Managed Care Service Utilization Varies Widely Among States

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report this week that examined the level of services provided to Medicaid managed care beneficiaries, as requested by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. GAO found that states varied considerably in how service utilization was distributed within service categories. Service utilization for both adult and child beneficiaries also varied by the length of enrollment. California was excluded from the GAO analysis due to unreliable data. The full report is available at www.gao.gov/products/GAO-15-481.

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