Today, there are more than 11 million individuals who receive services from both Medicare and Medicaid. State policymakers and their federal and health plan partners are increasingly seeking opportunities to improve Medicare-Medicaid integration for these dually eligible beneficiaries. This infographic explores: (1) reasons to integrate care for dually eligible individuals; (2) features of effective programs; and (3) factors influencing state investment in integrated care. See also the companion brief, Advancing Medicare and Medicaid Integration: Key Program Features and Factors Driving State Investment.

This resource is a product of Implementing New Systems of Integration for Dually Eligible Enrollees, a national initiative made possible by The Commonwealth Fund and The SCAN Foundation.