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 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… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This webinar provides an overview of Medicare program features of interest to state staff working to integrate care for dually eligible beneficiaries.
Learning Objectives: By the end of this presentation, attendees are able to:
Identify the… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
To help states explore their options for Medicare-Medicaid integration, ICRC created this tool, which shares steps states can take to advance integration, beginning with relatively simple administrative actions and moving to more advanced activities… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
The Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs) are Medicaid programs (or categories of Medicaid eligibility) that provide payment for Medicare premiums and/or cost sharing for low-income individuals. This tip sheet details one way a state can improve the MSP… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This State Medicaid Director Letter invites states to partner with CMS to test innovative approaches to better serve individuals who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. The three new opportunities include: capitated Financial Alignment… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
In 2017, there were 12 million individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. This fact sheet provides information on their reasons for Medicare eligibility, costs of care, and enrollment in managed care as well as the proportion of these… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
This document provides answers to states' frequently asked questions about Medicare Part A Buy-in. It describes the advantages to states of having a Buy-in agreement and how these agreements can help to promote access to integrated care for dually… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
This State Medicaid Director Letter highlights ten opportunities for states to better serve individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. These opportunities, which do not require demonstration authority or Medicare waivers, fall into three… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
This brief describes several administrative changes that state Medicaid programs can make to: (1) support integration efforts; (2) improve beneficiaries’ experience of care; (3) decrease beneficiary out-of-pocket costs; and (4) reduce provider… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
These profiles provide demographic, enrollment, and expenditure data for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees. See the data reports for additional details: National Summary 2012 | National Data File 2012 | State and County Data File 2012 | National and… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)