Fifteen percent of Mainers are enrolled in managed care health plans, and the nu
Fifteen percent of Mainers are enrolled in managed care health plans, and the number could increase to between 50 percent and 60 percent by the year 2000. Critics of managed care fear that cost-cutting will take precedence over healing and compassion, while advocates say managed care cuts costs by reducing excess care, and offers quality care while emphasizing prevention. Some in Maine wonder if managed care can take over a $3.5 billion health system in a rural state and still deliver the kind of care most residents expect. Details, related article on the Cyr family of Sabattus, and the problems they had under managed care. Mallory Cyr, 11, and Maisy Cyr, 3, both suffer from microvillous inclusion disease.
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Bass, Sharon, "Fifteen percent of Mainers are enrolled in managed care health plans, and the nu" (1996). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 2100.
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