This technical assistance brief can help Medicaid stakeholders and others committed to improving care for dual eligibles design more responsive integrated care models. It draws from the experiences of seven innovator states that participated in the Transforming Care for Dual Eligibles national initiative that worked with states to develop integrated care programs. The brief details nine core program design elements that are critical for achieving high-quality, patient-centered, and cost-effective care for dual eligibles and illustrates how these core elements look from the beneficiary perspective through the experiences of two actual beneficiaries.

Posted: June 2022