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.
Medicare-Medicaid Plan (MMP) Technical Guide to Eligibility and Enrollment Transaction Processing
This guide describes the interface that states with Financial Alignment Initiative Demonstrations use to conduct Medicare eligibility verification and… (Infocrossing)
On August 26, 2020 from 1:00-2:30 pm ET the Integrated Care Resource Center (ICRC) hosted a Study Hall Call on Medicare-Medicaid Plan (MMP) Enrollment Processing Updates Resulting from the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA). … (Integrated Care Resource Center)
The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA) included provisions that give Medicare Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage plans (including Medicare-Medicaid Plans (MMPs)) tools to address opioid overutilization. To implement… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This technical assistance tool describes the regulation that allows Medicare plans that provide prescription drug coverage (including MMPs) to use drug management programs to limit access to certain controlled substances determined to be “frequently… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This technical assistance tool provides tables describing both general and special election periods relevant to the enrollment of dually eligible indiviuals in drug management programs into Medicare Advantage plans, including Medicare--Medicaid… (Integrated Care Resource Center)
This CMS memorandum describes the final Contract Year 2021 model notices for Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans that are applicable integrated plans, "Letter about Your Right to Make a Fast Complaint" and "Appeal Decision Letter", which are both… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
This memo provides answers to questions related to two CMS memos released on April 21 and April 23 for Medicare Advantage and Part D plans (including D-SNPs and Medicare-Medicaid Plans (MMPs)) describing guidance for plans related to the COVID-19… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
This memo describes the annual capitation rate for each Medicare Advantage payment area for CY 2021 and the risk and other factors to be used in adjusting these rates.
(Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
In response to the unique circumstances resulting from D-SNPs’ and states’ priority focus on reducing the risks of COVID-19 transmission and maintaining continuity of operations, this memorandum outlines updated CMS processes for review and approval… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
In response to the spread of COVID-19, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has suspended non-emergency federal and state survey agency surveys. Consistent with that action, CMS is reprioritizing scheduled program audits for… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
This HPMS memo provides additional guidance and clarification on four topics related to new integration standards for Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans: (1) distinctions between fully integrated D-SNPs (FIDE SNPs) and highly integrated (HIDE SNPs… (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)