Medicare Resources

Medicare 201: Actions States Can Take to Improve Quality and Coordination of Care for Dually Eligible Individuals

03/25/2021

This is part two a two-part Integrated Care Resource Center (ICRC) Working with Medicare webinar on Medicare 201 held on March 25, 2021.

This webinar provides an overview of integrated care pathways, how states can work with D-SNPs to design supplemental benefits offerings, and steps that states can take to improve coordination of care for dually eligible populations. The webinar is especially helpful to state staff who are new to or seek a refresher on Medicare.

Medicare 101: An Introduction to Medicare Benefits and the Roles of Medicare and Medicaid in Serving Dually Eligible Individuals

03/22/2021

This is part one of a two-part Integrated Care Resource Center (ICRC) Working with Medicare webinar on Medicare 101, held on March 22, 2021.

This webinar provides an overview of Medicare benefits, how Medicare and Medicaid benefits overlap and interact for dually eligible individuals, and steps that states can take to improve care for vulnerable dually eligible populations. The webinar is especially helpful to state staff who are new to or seek a refresher on Medicare.

Glossary of Terms Related to Integrated Care for Dually Eligible Individuals

The Integrated Care Resource Center (ICRC) uses a variety of terms related to integrated care for dually eligible individuals in our written products and webinars. ICRC broadly uses the term “integrated care” to describe systems in which Medicare and Medicaid program administrative requirements, financing, benefits, and/or care delivery are aligned. In general, in “integrated care” systems, Medicare and Medicaid services are coordinated and may be covered through a single entity or coordinating entities, such as through health plans, medical systems, and/or providers.

Integrated Care Updates- August 2020

Integrated Care Updates- August 2020

  •  New ICRC Resources on Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA) Related Restrictions on Medicare-Medicaid Plan (MMP) Enrollment
  • MACPAC Releases Updated Inventory of Integrated Care Models
  • Want to Know More about the Dually Eligible Individuals in Your State? Request a State Data Profile
  • August 2020 Enrollment in Medicare-Medicaid Plans
  • August 2020 Enrollment in PACE Organizations
  • New Resources on the ICRC Website
  • Key Upcoming Dates

Integrated Care Updates- July 2020

MedPAC Data Book on Medicare Spending

New ICRC Tools Help States Identify Dually Eligible Individuals and Aligned Enrollees

Want to Know More about the Dually Eligible Individuals in Your State? Request a State Data Profile

July 2020 Enrollment in Medicare-Medicaid Plans

July 2020 Enrollment in PACE Organizations

New Resources on the ICRC Website

Key Upcoming Dates

New CMS Guidance and Resources for States and Health Plans Related to COVID19

E-alert regarding the following CMS guidance and resources related to the COVID-19 Pandemic:

- Medicare Part A and Part B Enrollment Equitable Relief for the COVID-19 Pandemic

- Updated Guidance for Medicare Advantage and Part D Plans

- New CMS Toolkit on State Actions to Mitigate COVID-19 Prevalence in Nursing Homes

 

Integrated Care Updates - March 2020

March 2020 Update Content:

  • CMS Corona Virus (COVID-19) Partner Toolkit and Electronic Mailing List
  • Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) Entries and Departures
  • MedPAC March Report to the Congress: Issues Related to Integrated Care
  • Key 2020 Medicare Dates
  • March 2020 Enrollment in Medicare-Medicaid Plans
  • March 2020 Enrollment in PACE Organizations
  • New Resources on the ICRC Website