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 memo provides information to Medicare Advantage organizations regarding the opportunity to transition enrollees in Dual Eligible Special Needs Plan (D-SNP) “look-alikes” for CY 2021.
(Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
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)
To provide more integrated, coordinated care for its residents who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, Washington State is operating a demonstration under the Financial Alignment Initiative offered by the Centers for Medicare &… (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 report provides preliminary data for the first 18 months of Washington's managed fee-for-service demonstration. It includes a description of the demonstration model, preliminary findings on eligibility and enrollment in the demonstration,… (RTI International)
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 brief assesses Washington State's oversight of Medicaid managed care plan performance under the state's 1915 (b) waiver by quantifying monitoring practices and comparing them to benchmarks inside and outside of Washington State.
In this presentation, an ICRC speaker describes the basic principles of MLTSS program oversight and state performance monitoring practices for Medicaid MLTSS programs. In addition, a speaker from Texas offers operational insight on oversight of the… (Integrated Care Resource Center)