This reference guide summarizes a set of curated resources to help key stakeholders better understand both the needs of the dually eligible population and emerging evidence and practical approaches for advancing Medicare-Medicaid integration.
Highlights early findings demonstrating that Medicare-Medicaid integration can improve beneficiary experience and health outcomes, increase program efficiencies, and improve Medicaid program management.
Home-based primary care integrated with long-term services and supports in the community can delay long-term institutionalization in frail older adults without increased costs for home- and community-based services.
Includes national survey data on family caregivers and their experiences in managing complex medical and nursing tasks for their family members at home, as well as recommendations to improve the supports for family caregivers.
Explores different characteristics of dually eligible individuals that have different coverage types, as well as the impact of aligned Medicare and Medicaid benefits to improve quality of care and utilization outcomes.
Describes the needs of distinct subpopulations within the dually eligible population with highly complex needs, along with opportunities for tailored interventions that may reduce health care spending.