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Below we highlight what the scan revealed about the quality requirements MLTSS states choose to include in contracts with MCOs. In some instances there is wide diversity in what the contracts require and in others more convergence. Also, contracts may require the same quality element but one may be very prescriptive and specific about how the requ
Our source data for the scan were the standard contracts that states use to engage MCOs to provide MLTSS in their Medicaid programs. These documents are available on state websites and other public domains.