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)
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)
States need to be able to identify individuals who are (or will become) dually eligible for several reasons. Since 2005, states have exchanged files -- known as the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) files -- with the Centers for Medicare &… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
States can advance integrated care for dually eligible individuals by promoting aligned enrollment in Medicare Advantage Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) and Medicaid managed care plans owned by the same parent company (“affiliated” plans… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This webinar describes what Medicare and Medicaid data are publicly available and some simple tools that states can use to begin to explore these data. For states that are ready to undertake more in-depth analyses of Medicare data, the State Data… (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 MACPAC report reviews and analyzes care coordination requirements in the managed care organization contracts of nine states participating in demonstrations under the Financial Alignment Initiative, 10 states that contract with Fully Integrated… (Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission)
This technical assistance tool shows states how to use data on Medicare-Medicaid dually eligible beneficiary demographics, service utilization, spending, and other characteristics to create tables, graphs, and figures and interpret their meaning for… (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.
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