Pennsylvania Seeks Comments on Managed Care Quality Strategy

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) published in the PA Bulletin the Medical Assistance (MA) and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Managed Care Quality Strategy for the commonwealth for public review and comment. The Quality Strategy is to assure that the managed care organizations (MCOs) that are implementing DHS’s managed care programs are in compliance with the terms of their DHS agreements and have committed resources to: perform monitoring and ongoing quality improvement; contribute to the improvement of health for the populations they serve and incorporate new programmatic changes to assure that the individuals they serve have timely access to high-quality care. Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding the MA Quality Strategy for the commonwealth to DHS at