Tag Archives: Dual Eligibles

WEBINAR: Consumer Outreach in the Dual Eligible Demonstrations

Free Webinar – April 8, 2014 Explaining the dual eligible demonstrations to consumers is no easy task! How do you give consumers enough information so that they can make informed choices without drowning them in details? How do you reach … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative – What Advocates Need to Know Basics

Free Webinar – March 13, 2014 The state of California is moving forward with the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI will start on April 1, 2014 in certain counties. … Continue reading

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Advocates Call for Suspension of California Duals Demonstration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2014 OAKLAND, CA – Six advocacy organizations, including the National Senior Citizens Law Center, “urgently requested” suspension of the state’s dual demonstration program – the Coordinated Care Initiative — in a February 21 letter addressed …

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New Advocate’s Guide on California’s Coordinated Care Initiative Released

Released today, the Advocate’s Guide to California’s Coordinated Care Initiative helps advocates understand the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), a new state program changing the way dual eligible beneficiaries and other seniors and persons with disabilities get their health care in eight …

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NSCLC Joins 40 Organizations Concerned with Cal MediConnect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2013 Contact: Scott L. Parkin 703-975-1769 (cell)  OAKLAND, CA — In a joint letter to both the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination office at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the California Department of Health Care …

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How Dual Eligibles Can Benefit from Medicaid PCP Payment Increases

In this report, NSCLC analyzes the specific impact of a new rule that means state Medicaid program are required to pay certain physicians at rates that are no lower than Medicare’s.

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Summary of Ohio Dual Eligible Demonstration Agreement

NSCLC summaries the Memorandum of Understanding between the state of Ohio and the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Summary of Mass. Dual Eligible Demonstration Agreement

A summary of the first Memorandum of Understanding for a dual eligible demonstration project with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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CMS Finalizes Medicaid Primary Care Payment Rule Affecting Dual Eligibles

CMS has finalized a rule that will pay Medicaid primary care physicians at the same rate as Medicare in 2013 and 2014, a move that is likely to improve access to care for individuals who receive both Medicare and Medicaid.

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Over 100 Ask MMCO for Ombudsman in Duals Demonstration Projects

An impressive list of 103 organizations joined a sign-on letter that NSCLC and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare drafted that urges the Medicare Medicaid Coordinated Office at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services to ensure … Continue reading

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