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Medicaid HMOs make case for integrated financing approach

Mar 20, 2017 - Crain's Detroit Business

Managed care companies are making their pitches for how they would combine physical and mental health services under a reworked system of funding Medicaid mental health.

Meridian Health Plan of Michigan, Priority Health, UnitedHealthcare and Blue Cross Complete are four of eight managed care organizations that have submitted a total of 14 pilot proposals to the state of Michigan to manage both physical and behavioral health care services.

In their proposals, Michigan's health plans a...