Study Hall Calls Webinar Series

ICRC’s Study Hall Call webinar series is for states implementing Financial Alignment Initiative demonstrations as well as states seeking to integrate care through other platforms such as Medicare Advantage Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs), primary care case management, health homes, the Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), etc.

Using Medicare Data to Support Integrated Care for Dually Eligible Beneficiaries

Study Hall Call

This webinar describes what Medicare and Medicaid data are publicly available and some simple tools that states can use to begin to explore these data. For states that are ready to undertake more in-depth analyses of Medicare data, the State Data Resource Center describes no-cost technical assistance resources that can help states to access, analyze, and interpret Medicare data.

D-SNP Performance Monitoring and Oversight: State Experiences and CMS Resources

Study Hall Call

This webinar covers resources and strategies available to states to begin or improve their oversight of Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs). Presenters provide an overview of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) publicly available D-SNP performance monitoring resources and share approaches used by Oregon and Tennessee to incorporate performance monitoring and oversight requirements into D-SNP contracts.

New MLTSS Assessment and Care Planning Quality Measures: Implementation Issues for States and Integrated Care Plans

Study Hall Call

This webinar describes four new quality measures specifically designed for use by Medicaid managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS) plans, which address comprehensive assessments, comprehensive care plans, shared care plans with primary care practitioners, and reassessments and care plans after an inpatient discharge.

Technical Operation Considerations for Implementing Enrollment Periods for States Participating in the Capitated Model Financial Alignment Initiative

Study Hall Call

This webinar provides background on the technical operations updates to Medicare enrollment transactions and processing for dually eligible beneficiaries related to the changes from the Medicare Part C/D final rule released on April 2, 2018. The presentation also discusses the technical operation considerations for enrollment of beneficiaries in Medicare-Medicaid Plans (MMPs).

Using Value Based Purchasing (VBP) Arrangements to Improve Coordination and Quality of Medicare and Medicaid Nursing Facility Benefits

Study Hall Call

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 from health plans, state Medicaid departments, and nursing facilities from Arizona and Minnesota.

Building Relationships between Managed Care Organizations and Beneficiary Ombudsman Programs

Study Hall Call

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 Ohio’s Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman and CareSource, a MyCare Ohio health plan, shared promising practices and lessons learned from their efforts supporting beneficiaries enrolled in MyCare Ohio, a capitated financial alignment demonstration.

Enrollment Periods for Dually Eligible Beneficiaries in Capitated Model Financial Alignment Initiative (FAI) Demonstrations

Study Hall Call

This webinar discusses the changes to the Medicare enrollment periods taking effect January 1, 2019, including the updated Special Enrollment Periods (SEPs) for dually eligible beneficiaries contained in the CMS Part C/D final rule released on April 2, 2018, and how states and state enrollment brokers can determine the appropriate SEP for each beneficiary, and which SEP to use when a beneficiary is eligible for multiple SEPs.

Infocrossing's Medicare Solution Web Portal

Study Hall Call

This webinar provides a live walk-through of the tools and various reports available to states on the website,, including: the submission of individual enrollment related transactions, enrollment transaction history reports, reconciliation reports, available MARx files and reports, the MMP Prospective Dual File, and the enrollment resource toolkit.