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CMS’ dual eligible demo savings sources uncertain

May 14, 2013  /  Dual Eligibles

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is looking to more than a dozen dual eligible demonstrations to fulfill the quality improvement and cost saving aims of the Affordable Care Act, although in the five demonstrations approved so far, the exact sources of projected savings remain largely unclear, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.

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For Dual-Eligibles, Health Care Reform Is Already Here

May 7, 2013  /  Dual Eligibles

Another reform effort from the Affordable Care Act, one that just launched in Massachusetts, is an attempt to improve care and lower costs for those who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.

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Obama Privatizes Medicare for 3 Million ‘Dual-Eligible’ Low-Income Seniors

November 30, 2012  /  Dual Eligibles, Opinion

One of the thorniest entitlement-reform problems in America is what to do with so-called dual-eligibles: poor seniors who are eligible for both Medicare, our single-payer system for retirees, and Medicaid, our program for low-income Americans. Under a new provision in Obamacare, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services—CMS—created a pilot program called the Financial Alignment […]

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Humana Inc. : Humana Selected to Participate in Illinois Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative Demonstration, Serving Individuals Dually Eligible for Both Programs

November 13, 2012  /  Dual Eligibles, States

As one of the plans selected to serve residents in the Chicago area, Humana expects to provide the full spectrum of Medicare and Medicaid covered services to dual eligible residents through Humana’s best-in-class integrated care-delivery system … via 4-traders

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CMS approves Washington’s FFS dual eligible demonstration

November 13, 2012  /  Dual Eligibles, States

Washington State has received federal approval to test a managed fee-for-service model for Medicaid-Medicare eligible patients in a demonstration that is expected to save up to $14 million over the next five years. www.healthcarepayernews.com/…/cms-approves-washingtons-…  

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Realizing The Promise Of Integrated Care For The ‘Dual Eligibles’

October 22, 2012  /  Dual Eligibles, Medicare, Uncategorized

One of the highest priorities in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is care delivery transformation for Americans enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid, known as “dual eligible beneficiaries” or sometimes simply “duals.” This priority is embodied in … via Health Affairs (blog)

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