Mass. Dual Eligible Contract Analysis Provides Consumer Protection Advice

September 2013 –As states seek to move thousands of elderly and persons with disabilities with both Medicare and Medicaid (dual eligibles) into private managed care plans, advocates need information on how to address important consumer protections. A new NSCLC analysis helps advocates track those protections and provides a useful starting point for understanding the general structure of contracts between states, the federal government and the plans. On July 18, 2013, Massachusetts became the first state to sign a three-way contract for its dual eligible demonstration project. Read More

In late August, NSCLC staff also held a free webinar for advocates on three-way contracts, MOUs and Passive Enrollment.

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