Tag Archives: Dual Eligibles

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

Free Webinar Series When: Monday, July 14, 2014 2:00 – 3:00 PM PDT/ 5:00 – 6:00 PM EDT The state of California has started implementation of the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration project known as … Continue reading

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Health Network Alert – New Version of Advocate’s Guide to Coordinated Care Initiative Now Available

(06/27/2014)  Implementation of the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI) – California’s dual eligible demonstration program — is now underway in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, and San Mateo counties. Because there have been significant changes to the CCI since …

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Health Network Alert: New NSCLC Resource for States Preparing Dual Eligible Demonstration Consumer Enrollment Notices

(06/26/2014)  With support from The Commonwealth Fund, NSCLC prepared a new resource, You’ve Got Mail: Designing Enrollment Notices for a Dual Eligible Demonstration Rollout. The resource is designed to assist consumer advocates and state officials preparing consumer notices and enrollment …

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WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative: Advanced Training Consumer Protections and Benefit Package Summary

Free Webinar Series When: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 1:00 – 2:00 PM PST California is moving forward with the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI started on April 1, 2014, … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Consumer Outreach in the Dual Eligible Demonstrations

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 the many hard-to-reach … Continue reading

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

 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. The CCI fundamentally … 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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Advocate’s Guide on California’s Coordinated Care Initiative

July 2013 — 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 …

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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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