Behavioral Health Issue Brief Series No. 4
Hirsh Health Law & Policy; Disparities; Managed Care Contracting
This Issue Brief explores cultural competence. Employing the data base from the large-scale Medicaid contract analysis conducted annually by the Center for Health Services Research and Policy (CHSRP) (now CHPR), we examine the approaches that state agencies take in implementing the concept of cultural competence in the design and implementation of their managed care systems.
Rosenbaum, Sara J. and Teitelbaum, Joel B., "Cultural Competence in Medicaid Managed Care Purchasing: General and Behavioral Health Services for Persons with Mental and Addiction-Related Illnesses and Disorders" (1999). Health Policy and Management Issue Briefs. Paper 21.