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 Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation released a report The Biggest Value is Getting the Voice of the Member describing its findings on the composition, function, and impact of the Consumer Advisory Councils operating within… (Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation)
This brief describes approaches that states have used to communicate early integrated care program results. Strategies discussed include developing program indicator dashboards, disseminating beneficiary experience data, and sharing success stories.
(Center for Health Care Strategies)
This brief describes the design of the Financial Alignment Initiative and compares key provisions of the 10 capitated model demonstrations. Separate fact sheets are available on each of the 10 demonstrations.
(Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission)
This brief provides suggestions for designing and implementing integrated care initiatives that are of high quality, offer attractive benefits and services, and provide easy-to-understand education, outreach, and marketing information. It also… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This policy brief describes the capitated financial alignment demonstration model, including information on financing, enrollment, provider network adequacy, medical necessity determinations, appeals, and quality and oversight.
(Kaiser Family Foundation)