What is the Magnolia Health Plan?


Quick Answer

The Magnolia Health Plan is a Coordinated Care Organization, or CCO, formed by Centene Corporation to provide a wide range of long-term medical care services to Mississippi Medicaid recipients. The intent of such organizations is to make the most efficient use of Medicaid funds in the state.

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Certain groups of Medicaid recipients must obtain coverage through the CCO, while other groups may opt in. The CCOs are required to develop networks of providers who offer a broad range of services in various fields to its members. It is one of two organizations in the state selected to provide such coverage for Medicaid recipients and provides with a full range of services that includes office visits, outpatient hospital care, pharmaceutical, health equipment, and home health services as well as physical therapy mental health, hospice, vision and dental benefits.

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