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Radio Interview: Dave Richard Discusses DHHS Medicaid Reform Presentation to the General Assembly

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Friday, March 21, 2014
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Radio Interview: Dave Richard discusses DHHS Medicaid Reform presentation to the General Assembly
Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton
103.7 WTIB
March 18, 2014

Dave Richard, Director of DHHS' Deputy Secretary , spoke with Talk of the Town's Henry Hinton on Tuesday, March 18 about the Department's Medicaid reform proposal that was presented to the General Assembly this week.

The plan Medicaid Reform plan proposes that providers collaborate through accountable care organizations (ACOs), a model that allows physicians and other providers who care for patients to take control of improving quality care and healthy outcomes.

The reform plan is based on input received during nearly 15 months of discussions with stakeholders throughout the state, including beneficiaries, caregivers, providers, health care organizations and the work of the Medicaid Reform Advisory Group.

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Interview starts: 1:41:35

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