With last week’s earlier than anticipated announcement of the Texas Medicaid managed care contract awards, results for the large RFP opportunities we have been discussing all year are now completed. As we discuss in more detail below, we estimate that $22 billion worth of Medicaid managed care contracts have either been awarded or implemented in 2011, no doubt the most active year in this regard in the program’s history.

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