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)
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 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 how health plans are: (1) addressing dually eligible members’ service needs that are beyond the scope of traditionally covered Medicare or Medicaid services; (2) assessing the value of offering these services; and (3)… (Center for Health Care Strategies)
This brief describes key considerations for developing interdisciplinary care teams and explores how eight states addressed issues such as engaging providers and measurement approaches.
(Center for Health Care Strategies)
This brief identifies opportunities for states and their contracting plans that serve Medicare-Medicaid enrollees to better align Medicare and Medicaid coverage of care management using Medicare's new chronic care management payment.
(Integrated Care Resource Center)
The webinar features perspectives and lessons learned from two Fully Integrated Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (FIDE SNPs) - HealthPartners in Minnesota and Bridgeway Health Solutions in Arizona - and from The Curators of the University of… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
Concerns about care transitions between acute and long-term services and supports (LTSS) settings have been raised since at least the 1990s. More recently, studies have emphasized the growing need to address care transitions from nursing homes to… (AARP Public Policy Institute)
The Community-Based Care Transitions Program (CCTP) supported by the CMS Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation tests models for improving care transitions from the hospital to other settings and reducing readmissions for high-risk Medicare… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)