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Journal Issue: Children and Managed Health Care Volume 8 Number 2 Spring 1998

TWO COMMENTARIES: Defining the Challenge and Opportunities for Children in Managed Health Care.
Carolyn Gleason Jonathan A. Finkelstein

Summary

Commentary 1

A Parent's Perspective: Carolyn Gleason
An account of a parent's personal experiences with the best and the worst of both the "old" fee-for-service system and a capitated, staff model health maintenance organization that relied on in-plan providers for the care of her special needs child.

Commentary 2

A Pediatrician's Perspective: Jonathan A. Finkelstein
A physician who works in a large managed health care organization expresses his views on the aspects of managed health care systems that promote optimal care for children.