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Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 533.002. Purpose

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The commission shall implement the Medicaid managed care program by contracting with managed care organizations in a manner that, to the extent possible:

(1) improves the health of Texans by:

(A) emphasizing prevention;

(B) promoting continuity of care;  and

(C) providing a medical home for recipients;

(2) ensures that each recipient receives high quality, comprehensive health care services in the recipient's local community;

(3) encourages the training of and access to primary care physicians and providers;

(4) maximizes cooperation with existing public health entities, including local departments of health;

(5) provides incentives to managed care organizations to improve the quality of health care services for recipients by providing value-added services;  and

(6) reduces administrative and other nonfinancial barriers for recipients in obtaining health care services.

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