MHMOMedicaid Health Maintenance Organization
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The lower panel of Table 3 shows that increased MHMO market share significantly lowered the black-white and Hispanic-white disparity in having a doctor visit in the last year by 5.4 and 5.8 percent, respectively.
The finding of a significant black-white ER use disparity among MMC enrollees and in high MHMO areas merits further research.
Increased MHMO market share within an MSA reduced disparities in having a doctor visit in the last year among black and Hispanic Medicaid enrollees.
Differencing using the MSA-level variable assesses the impact of increased MHMO market share on different races, but assumes that individuals in different racial/ethnic subgroups exhibit identical selection behaviors in response to MHMO market share.