Posts for Dually Eligible Populations

Contribute! Celebrating Older Adults Who Make a Difference in Health Innovation

The third pillar of this year's Older Americans Month theme, “Connect, Create, Contribute,” holds particular resonance for us at the Center, where we work to elevate the voices of older adult consumers in health delivery reform advocacy.

Five Takeaways from the New Evaluations of the Financial Alignment Initiative

In late November, the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO) released long-awaited evaluation reports for five states participating in the Financial Alignment Initiative (FAI) – first evaluation reports for California, Illinois and Ohio, and second annual reports for Minnesota and Washington. California,...

Director's Corner: What’s Next for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees?

Last Wednesday, the Center was honored to host “The Dual Imperative: What’s Next for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees” in Washington, D.C. to discuss improving care for the 11 million people enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid. This population includes older adults, people...

“We Don’t Just Take It, We Take Charge!”– Celebrating Older Americans Month

It’s May, and that means it’s Older Americans Month. This year’s theme is Age Out Loud, chosen “…to give aging a new voice – one that reflects what today’s older adults have to say.” Older Americans are a group that...

Rhode Island’s Dual Eligible Demonstration Project: Learning and Adjusting

In July, the Ocean State became the thirteenth state to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with CMS to move forward with integrating services and financing for its Medicare-Medicaid population (dual eligible).

Rush to Judgment?

Under the Affordable Care Act, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is assisting states in integrating care for people who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.

Affordable Senior Housing and Services: A Coordinated Approach to Serving Vulnerable Older Adults

The cutting edge work described in this piece highlights the opportunities to deliver coordinated care and services, with a meaningful role played by service coordinators in affordable senior housing facilities.

Building Bridges to Better Health

To mark Older Americans Month, the Voices for Better Health project has debuted a new video highlighting an important strategy to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable older adults.

Tackling Health Disparities in the Aging Population

With April being National Minority Health Month, the time is now to stand against the barriers that create the social, health and economic disparities experienced by older adults – a population that is becoming more and more diverse.
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