CA Firm Unveils Managed Care Ed. Program

June 1, 2004 ( - MCOL, a Modesto, California-based health management and managed care resource company, announced that its Consumer Driven Care Training Kit CD-ROM has been enhanced.

In a news release, the company said the kit is designed to help people “grasp the complexities and the marketplace for consumer driven care.”   Version 2 of the kit provides:

  • 2004 enrollment data
  • significant new IRS HSA guidance resources
  • company case study updates
  • new research data
  • video clips.

The kit also includes a Consumer Driven Primer, a 55-page guide that includes: Overview, Trends, Models, Components, Navigation, Plan Design, Issues and a Glossary. The kits also include a Key Facts section that features a 19-page executive presentation with graphs, charts and tables listing companies, enrollment, cost sharing, debit cards, spending accounts and key regulations.

Rounding out the kit are its Case Studies section that offers mini-reports with summary profiles on 23 selected plans and related companies; a presentation ready Video Clips section that includes six separate clips covering select topics, a Library section featuring 12 full-text documents including IRS revenue rulings and notices, and an interactive Quiz section.

The cost is $148. For more information, go to or call 209.577.4888.