CMS, Center for Health Care Strategies, and Arnold Ventures Discuss New Opportunities for Supporting Dually Eligible Individuals

Webinar recording available for “Supporting States to Build Better Programs for Dually Eligible Individuals”

August 10, 2022

On the recent webinar, Supporting States to Build Better Programs for Dually Eligible Individuals, attendees learned about:

  • New state opportunities to further integration and improve systems of care for dually eligible individuals enrolled in Medicare Advantage Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans,
  • Supports and technical assistance available to states to advance better systems of care for this population, and
  • The Commonwealth of Virginia’s path and on-the-ground experience building better programs for dually eligible individuals.

The discussion, moderated by Sarah Barth, was followed by a rich question and answer session with the panelists from CMS, Center for Health Care Strategies, Arnold Ventures, and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Watch the webinar:

About Altarum Medicare-Medicaid Services for States
Altarum Medicare-Medicaid Services for States (AMMS) helps states create financially sustainable solutions to advance health, health equity, wellness, and independent living for dually eligible individuals. We enhance state capacity by providing exceptional national expertise around dual eligible and long-term services and supports (LTSS) policy and program administration. Our state-specific, data-driven approaches improve health equity and outcomes while efficiently managing Medicaid dollars.

Health Affairs Forefront: Integrating Care In Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans: A Bigger Toolbox For States
Integrating Care In Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans: A Bigger Toolbox For States” published in Health Affairs Forefront by Sarah Barth, Executive Director of Altarum Medicare-Medicaid Services for States (AMMS) and Altarum CEO Michael Monson, outlines three key provisions that provide opportunities to states as they adapt to support meaningful dual integration and oversight of Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs).

Altarum is a nonprofit organization that works with federal and state agencies and foundations to design and implement solutions to improve the health of individuals with fewer financial resources and populations disenfranchised by the health care system. We achieve measurable results by combining our expertise in public health and health care delivery with technology, workforce training and continuing education, applied research, and technical assistance. Our innovative solutions lead to better health for beneficiaries and better value for payers.