In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof explains what recent polling results and coordinated care stories tell us about the experiences of Medicare-Medicaid individuals, and identifies opportunities to further strengthen and expand support.
State interest in exploring models to better integrate care for individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid continues to grow. This brief by Center for Health Care Strategies provides a snapshot of four integration models to serve duals. It describes the key features, and considerations for using each model.
This policy brief summarizes findings from the newly released long-term care financing option research by the Urban Institute and Milliman, Inc., courtesy of Health Affairs.
Greater costs for older women, who average 2-1/2 years of high-level need.
Half of U.S. reaching 65 will need high levels of costly help with daily activities.
Families pay >50% of costs for high-level needs that older Americans face.