Lawmakers ask for details on projected Medicaid MCO contract savings

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The Rauner administration says its plans for managed care organizations (MCOs) to take over serving Medicaid recipients will save taxpayers $200 million a year. A state representative wants to see the math. Healthcare and Family Services Director Felicia Norwood told a House committee Thursday that taxpayers will save in the agency’s massive MCO contract, worth $63 billion over four years.