The Legislature finds that, in light of the need to provide
health care to a Medicaid population that is expected to rise
dramatically in the near future, new models of managed care should
be explored in order to enhance the state's ability to improve
health outcomes and to manage the financial risk associated with
the provision of such care. This article provides a licensing and
regulatory scheme for provider sponsored networks, an alternative
managed care model recognized in federal law, that recognizes the
unique features of such entities.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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