Helping states develop integrated programs for individuals who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid
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States seeking to integrate Medicare and Medicaid services for dually eligible beneficiaries need to consider a variety of issues in program design and implementation such as incorporating behavioral health and long-term services and supports, consumers and providers engagement, and linking Medicare and Medicaid data. Use the filter below to view resources related to these and other topics.
Ombudsman programs can offer beneficiary protections as part of Medicaid managed care programs. These programs are particularly important for beneficiaries with complex physical and behavioral health conditions, including many dually eligible… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
Webinars and Trainings, Study Hall Call | March 2021
This webinar provides an overview of the role of ombudsman programs in integrated care programs serving dually eligible individuals. Using the ombudsman programs developed for the demonstrations under the Financial Alignment Initiative as an example… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) uses a five-star quality rating system to evaluate the performance of Medicare Advantage (MA) health plans. This Star Rating system enables beneficiaries, payers, and others to compare plans… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This webinar covers resources and strategies available to states to begin or improve their oversight of Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs). Presenters provide an overview of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) publicly… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This tip sheet describes how states can use the results of Medicare program audits to identify performance issues impacting dually eligible beneficiaries’ receipt of care coordination, long-term services and supports, durable medical equipment, and… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This resource shows how states can use data from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid to create tables, graphs, and figures and interpret their meaning in order to assess D-SNP performance.
(Integrated Care Resource Center)
This third edition of the scorecard measures state performance in creating a high-quality system of care for older adults and people with physical disabilities, and their family caregivers. The report presents results across five dimensions: (1)… (AARP Public Policy Institute)
During site visits to five states (Arizona, Florida, Illinois, New York, and Wisconsin), researchers identified major themes related to the rapid growth of Medicaid managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS) programs and the diversity of ways… (Mathematica)
Provides an overview of how state Medicaid agencies can obtain and use Medicare Advantage encounter data and shares insights from Arizona's and Tennessee's experiences with this process.
(Integrated Care Resource Center)
This presentation highlights the ICRC technical assistance tool State Contracting with Medicare Advantage Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans: Issues and Options and features a moderated panel discussion among representatives of three states (… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This document summarizes key discussions during a roundtable with a group of federal and state officials and other experts on issues related to how rebalancing progress in capitated Medicaid MLTSS programs is measured.
(Kaiser Family Foundation)