Published
November 2020

Join us for a two-part Integrated Care Resource Center (ICRC) Working with Medicare webinar on State Contracting with Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) to be held on December 14 and 17, 2020.

These webinars will provide an overview of state strategies for contracting with D-SNPs to improve care coordination and Medicare-Medicaid alignment for dually eligible enrollees. The webinars will be especially helpful to state staff who are new to or seek a refresher on D-SNP contracting and working with Medicare plans.

Webinar 1: Introduction to D-SNPs and D-SNP Contracting Basics

December 14th 1:30-2:30 pm ET

Learning Objectives: By the end of this presentation, attendees should be able to describe:

  • Who dually eligible individuals are and their Medicare and Medicaid coverage options;
  • What a D-SNP is;  How D-SNPs serve dually eligible individuals; and
  • The basics of D-SNP contracts with states, including required minimum contract elements and new requirements for 2021.

Register for the webinar: https://chcs.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__fUp2YK8ScSNMa6Suubs3A

Webinar 2: Using D-SNPs to Integrate Care for Dually Eligible Individuals

December 17th 1:30-2:30 pm ET

Learning Objectives: By the end of this presentation, attendees should be able to describe:

  • Useful contract provisions, beyond required minimum elements, that states may use to drive integration of Medicare and Medicaid benefits in D-SNPs; and
  • State contracting and policy approaches to developing integrated care models in states with or without Medicaid managed care.

Register for the webinar: https://chcs.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gYfRehTATXuBYVUvL97o9A

Who Should Attend: State Medicaid staff working in areas including Medicare-Medicaid integration and Special Needs Plan contracting.

Please feel free to forward this invitation to interested state Medicaid staff colleagues. Attendees are welcome to register for both or just one of the webinars. The full agendas and slide decks will be shared prior to the webinars. Please contact Dani Perra at dperra@chcs.org with questions or to request accessibility accommodations.