Funder: The Commonwealth Fund and The SCAN Foundation

August 27, 2014 | Webinar

States are enrolling Medicare-Medicaid enrollees in financial alignment demonstrations sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Since dual eligible individuals can opt out of the demonstrations, state policymakers are eager to engage individuals and retain them once enrolled. Doing so will ensure that dually eligible individuals have access to high-quality, integrated services.

This invite-only webinar for states explored the lessons learned by three states that have implemented capitated integration models: Massachusetts, Ohio, and Virginia. Presenters from these states discussed their initial experiences enrolling Medicare-Medicaid enrollees and outlined strategies to engage and retain enrollees in these new systems of care. Other state policymakers can learn from these three states that are among the earliest to launch the Financial Alignment Initiative. The webinar was made possible by The Commonwealth Fund and The SCAN Foundation.


I. Introduction

Speakers: Carolyn Ingram and Alexandra Kruse, CHCS

II. Massachusetts’ OneCare Program Experience

Speaker: Erin Taylor, Policy Analyst, MassHealth/Executive Office of Health and Human Services

III. Ohio’s Integrated Care Delivery System (ICDS) Experience

Speaker: Harry Saxe, MyCare Ohio Project Manager, Ohio Medicaid

IV. Virginia’s Commonwealth Coordinated Care (CCC) Experience

Speaker: Elizabeth Smith, CCC Program Analyst, Office of Integrated Care and Behavioral Health, Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services