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.
This is part two a two-part Integrated Care Resource Center (ICRC) Working with Medicare webinar on Medicare 201 held on March 25, 2021.
This webinar provides an overview of integrated care pathways, how states can work with D-SNPs to design… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
Webinars and Trainings, Working with Medicare | March 2021
This is part one of a two-part Integrated Care Resource Center (ICRC) Working with Medicare webinar on Medicare 101, held on March 22, 2021.
This webinar provides an overview of Medicare benefits, how Medicare and Medicaid benefits overlap and… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
Webinars and Trainings, Study Hall Call | March 2021
This webinar provides an overview of the role of ombudsman programs in integrated care programs serving dually eligible individuals. Using the ombudsman programs developed for the demonstrations under the Financial Alignment Initiative as an example… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
To better inform analysis of existing policies and development of future policies that affect Medicaid payments, the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) released a compendium of each state’s fee-forservice DME policies along… (Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission)
This Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Informational Bulletin provides an additional strategy for states to support timely access to durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) for people dually eligible… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
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 several administrative changes that state Medicaid programs can make to: (1) support integration efforts; (2) improve beneficiaries’ experience of care; (3) decrease beneficiary out-of-pocket costs; and (4) reduce provider… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This webinar highlights the importance of beneficiary ombudsman programs and provides an overview of available supports, including Medicare resources and state programs that provide assistance to dually eligible beneficiaries. Representatives from… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This webinar provides an overview of two health plans' approaches to Medicare-Medicaid value based purchasing (VBP) with nursing facilities. The presentation also features a panel discussion on Medicare-Medicaid nursing facility VBP with discussants… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This brief describes how three states – California, Connecticut, and Illinois -- promote dually eligible beneficiaries’ access to durable medical equipment (DME) in a fee-for-service environment through the use of provisional prior authorization… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This brief describes value-based payment approaches currently used in select states and managed care plans, including the quality and performance measures they use, benchmarks or targets for those measures, and incentives that reward facilities. It… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This brief describes opportunities for Medicaid agencies to partner with State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs) in educating Medicare-Medicaid enrollees and their families on new integrated care program options.
(Integrated Care Resource Center)
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)