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.
Please see the attached memorandum entitled "Contract Year (CY) 2021 Notices for Applicable Integrated Plans: “Coverage Decision Letter”, “Letter about Your Right to Make a Fast Complaint” and “Appeal Decision Letter”" from Sharon Donovan, Director… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
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)
Public comments are requested on an addendum to the Part C & D Enrollee Grievances, Organization/Coverage Determinations, and Appeals Guidance. Commentors should use the template provided.
(Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
On April 16, 2019, CMS released a final rule that implements provisions of the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA) requiring greater D-SNP integration, including integrated plan-level appeal and grievance processes for certain “applicable integrated… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This CMS memorandum describes the final Contract Year 2021 model notices for Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans that are applicable integrated plans, "Letter about Your Right to Make a Fast Complaint" and "Appeal Decision Letter", which are both… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
Beginning in 2021, Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) with exclusively aligned enrollment must begin using integrated appeals and grievance processes. The flowcharts in this resource are designed to help states, health plans, and other… (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)
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)