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Dual eligibles

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health

Dual eligibles

understanding this vulnerable population and how to improve their care : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, June 21, 2011

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care,
  • Elderly poor,
  • Medicare beneficiaries,
  • Medicaid beneficiaries

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .E553 2011f
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 329 p. :
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25387597M
    ISBN 100160904501
    ISBN 109780160904509
    LC Control Number2012452432
    OCLC/WorldCa779165963

    For example, people eligible for Medicaid and Medicare or "dual eligibles" account for 39% of Medicaid spending ($ billion for ), although they comprise only 15% of Medicaid recipients. [6] Dual eligibles are heavy users of long-term care (LTC is 70% of their Medicaid expenditures) and acute care services not covered by Medicare (5%). o Dual eligibles are expensive to care for: Combined Medicaid a nd Medicare expenditures were $15, for dual eligibles, compared to $12, for Medicai d-only and $3, for Medicare-only enrollees. o Dual eligibles had complex clinical needs: 39% of dual eligibl es had 15 or more different clinical conditions and 6% of them had 30 or more.

      The full-benefit dual-eligible population also has an average of six chronic conditions, whereas all other Medicare populations average four. As a result, the group has higher rates of hospitalizations and readmissions for many chronic conditions, including hypertension, congestive heart failure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.   According to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, there are roughly 9 million people in the U.S. eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare. These individuals, known as dual eligible beneficiaries or dual eligibles, include people with disabilities of all ages, as well as low-income seniors, whom often have costly and complex health care needs.

    Dual Eligibles Dual eligibles are individuals who are in receipt of medical coverage from both Medicare and Medicaid. Exceptions process A course of action that allows patients to challenge the placement of a drug on a higher-cost tier or the exclusion of a particular drug from their formulary.   Dual Eligibles receive EXTRA BENEFITS!!! A D-SNP (Dual Special Needs Plan) typically covers additional benefits such as dental, routine eye exams and eyeglasses. Some D-SNPs include transportation, hearing aids and over-the-counter benefits as well! The downfall to an MA plan is most D-SNP’s are HMO’s with specific doctor networks.


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Dual eligibles by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission is a non-partisan legislative branch agency that provides policy and data analysis and makes recommendations to Congress, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the states on a wide array of issues affecting Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Medicare and Medicaid spending for dual-eligible beneficiaries by LTSS use; and trends in dual-eligible population composition, spending, and service use. In each section, we compare subgroups of dual-eligible beneficiaries, incl uding those with full versus partial benefits and those under age 65 versus those ages 65 and older.

SPOTLIGHT & RELEASES Overview Sincestates Medicaid agencies have been submitting files at least monthly to CMS to identify all people who are dually enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid, also known as dually eligible beneficiaries. This includes full benefit dually eligible individuals and partial benefit dually eligible individuals (i.e., who just get Medicaid help with Medicare.

Dual-eligible beneficiaries (Medicare dual eligibles or "duals") refers to those qualifying for both Medicare and Medicaid the United States, approximately million people are eligible for "dual" status.

Dual-eligibles make up 14% of Medicaid enrollment, yet they are responsible for approximately 36% of Medicaid expenditures. Similarly, duals total 20% of Medicare enrollment. The CMS Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO) has brought together reports, data, and other resources to help you better understand the health, health care needs, and health care experiences of individuals who are dually enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid.

Twelve million individuals are currently enrolled in both Medicaid and Dual eligibles book. 1 These individuals are known as “dual eligible beneficiaries” because they qualify for both programs.

As long as you meet the federal qualifications for Medicare eligibility and the state-specific qualifications for Medicaid Dual eligibles book, you will qualify as a dual eligible. Dually Eligible Beneficiaries nder Medicare and Medicaid MLN ooklet.

Page 4 of 10 IN MLN ebruary Medicaid Program Medicaid is a health insurance program funded by Federal and State governments that pays costs for. Savings Programs (MSPs). Partial-benefit dually eligible individuals are enrolled only in Medicare and an MSP.

FIGURE 2. Share of Medicaid and Medicare Enrollment and Costs Associated with Dually Eligible Individuals. Inthere were million individuals simultaneously enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid.

These dually eligible. Data Book. The MedPAC annual data book, "Health Care Spending and the Medicare Program," is a chart book that provides tables and graphs describing the Medicare program, Medicare beneficiaries and their utilization of health care services, and Medicare’s payment systems.

MedPAC also produces occasional data books on selected topics. A Data Book: Health care spending and the Medicare program, June 35 Chart Dual-eligible beneficiaries accounted for a disproportionate share of Medicare spending, Percent of FFS beneficiaries Percent of FFS spending Note: FFS (fee for service).

Dual-eligible beneficiaries are designated as such if the months they were enrolled in. SPOTLIGHT & RELEASES 07/01/ CMS released its latest Medicare-Medicaid Dual Eligible Enrollment Snapshot: Quarterly Release (06//) (ZIP).

Dual eligible beneficiaries use more medical services than non-dual eligible Medicare beneficiaries. Indual eligibles accounted for approximately 25 percent of Medicare expenditures although they constituted only 16 percent of the total Medicare population.

On a per capita basis, Medicare spends times more per dual eligible beneficiary. This fact sheet shows enrollment in the capitated financial alignment demonstrations for dual eligibles as of July June 8, Infographic. Medicaid’s Role for Seniors. The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: Berry St., SuiteSan Francisco, CA | Phone Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center:.

Dually eligible beneficiaries are people enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid who are eligible by virtue of their age or disability and low incomes. This is a diverse population that includes people with multiple chronic conditions, physical disabilities, mental illness, and cognitive impairments such as dementia and developmental disabilities.

It also includes individuals who are relatively. Dual-eligible beneficiaries are a varied group, but many have extensive health care needs, stemming from multiple illnesses and disabilities. In the case of full duals, for example, half initially qualified for Medicare because of disability rather than age, and nearly one-fifth have three or more chronic conditions (see figure below).

Issues affecting dual-eligible beneficiaries: CMS’s financial alignment demonstration and the Medicare Savings Programs and reduce costs for dual eligibles and (2) the eligibility rules for these low-income beneficiaries and how their care is financed.

This chapter continues our work in. Over million dual eligible patients are over the age of Another million patients are un but have major disabilities. Unfortunately, dual eligible beneficiaries are often poorer in health and require more expensive treatment options.

The dual eligible. dual eligibles is growing 4 Many states have developed managed LTSS or MLTSS programs Up from 8 states in to 23 states in Continued growth is likely States usually require dual eligibles to enroll in MLTSS plans for their Medicaid services In these states, some form of.

Persons who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid are called “dual eligibles”, or sometimes, Medicare-Medicaid enrollees. Since it can be easy to confuse the two terms, Medicare and Medicaid, it is important to differentiate between them.

While Medicare is a federal health insurance program for seniors and disabled persons, Medicaid. National pilot project for dual-eligibles In AprilCenter for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (“CMMI”) awarded contracts of up to $1 million for 15 states to develop models that integrate care for dual eligibles Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office was created to improve integration of benefits for dual eligibles.Finally, beneficiaries under age 18 were excluded (dual eligible status providing two mutually-exclusive comparison groups in each year.

Beneficiaries were designated as dually eligible for a given year if they had State buy-in coverage for at least 1 .o Dual eligibles are expensive to care for: Combined Medicaid and Medicare expenditures were $15, for dual eligibles, compared to $12, for Medicaid-only and $3, for Medicare-only enrollees.

o Dual eligibles had complex clinical needs: 39% of dual eligibles had 15 or.