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.
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 provides an overview of Medicare and Medicaid behavioral health benefits (including mental health and substance use disorder benefits) for dually eligible individuals and opportunities to improve coordination in integrated care programs… (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)
Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organizations now serve a greater number of older adults with serious mental illness (SMI) than ever before, and increasingly include behavioral health providers in their care teams to meet the… (Center for Health Care Strategies)
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 brief explores the experience of six states that have achieved varying levels of behavioral health and physical health integration or collaboration for dually eligible beneficiaries within a managed care environment. It describes: (1)… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This brief describes how innovative states and Medicaid managed care organizations are building on models developed for physical health services and incorporating value-based purchasing arrangements into behavioral health programs.
(Center for Health Care Strategies)
This brief describes Commonwealth Care Alliance's development of enhanced residential crisis stabilization units that fill a gap in the behavioral health continuum of care available to enrollees in Massachusetts' Medicare-Medicaid… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This chapter discusses the approaches used by the Financial Alignment Initiative demonstrations, Medicare Advantage Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans, and the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly to integrate behavioral health and physical… (Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission)
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)