URBANA — The Carle health system says it’s exploring options to establish contracts with two managed care companies to serve Illinois Medicaid clients after its own Health Alliance Medical Plans all but exit the Medicaid market at the end of the year.
“We want to be clear that we will do everything we can to make this transition a smooth one for Health Alliance Connect members and Carle patients, and that is why Carle will work to establish a contract with Meridian, and we also hope to establish a contract with Molina to serve this population,” Carle spokeswoman Laura Mabry said Thursday in an email.
Meridian Health Plan of Illinois, the state’s largest Medicaid managed care organization, announced earlier this week that it would expand to serve all Medicaid managed care regions of the state, though it needs contracts with medical providers such as Carle and/or Christie Clinic for Medicaid …
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Carle weighing deals with 2 Medicaid providers – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette