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Oswego County
Case 3: Medicaid Managed Care

County Oswego County
Contact person Jack Tierney, Administrator, 315-349-8235
Case descriptions Case 3: Medicaid Managed Care
Forms of restructuring privatization
Specific services affected Medicaid funded health services
Year started 1995
Partners various HMO's
Primary goal reduce Medicaid costs
Barriers capacity - not enough HMO capacity to manage demand
Benefits cost savings - shift from crisis care to preventive care
Impact on budget estimated cost savings - $300,000/yr. (current)
Impact on labor
Key contact Fran Holliday, Deputy Commissioner, 315-963-5435