New CMS Memo Summarizes Medicare-Medicaid Integration and State Contract Requirements for D-SNPs

October 2019

This Spotlight highlights key takeaways from the CMS October  memo related to: (1) integration requirements that apply to all D-SNPs and the states in which they operate; and (2) requirements for unified appeals and grievances that apply to some D-SNPs and affiliated Medicaid managed care plans in states that limit D-SNP enrollment only to those individuals who receive their Medicaid benefits from an affiliated Medicaid plan. It also includes a table that highlights key features and differences between FIDE SNPs and HIDE SNPs