This excerpt taken from the CNC 10-K filed Feb 24, 2006.
Collaboration with Public and Community Based Health Organizations
HMOs should consider how to utilize the LHDs and community based health organizations through:
The complementary roles of managed care and public health are significant and evolving. Communities will be healthier and health care costs reduced if health care providers work together. To find out the names of key contacts at LHDs and community based health organizations in your area, contact your LHD.
HMO Contract for February 1, 2006 - December 31, 2007