My Care, My Choice (MCMC), a tool we developed to help Californians with Medicare and Medicaid better understand their health care options, has moved to a new home. Through a grant from the Administration for Community Living, the National Council on Aging has adopted the resource with plans to adapt it for more states, starting first with Ohio. Read the press release.
News on transforming care for older adults
Tagged in: `dual eligibles`
Enacted on July 12, California’s 2021-22 budget addresses longstanding system challenges impacting older adults, people with disabilities, and family caregivers. Read our fact sheet to learn about key investments to support implementation of the Master Plan for Aging and California’s Home- and Community-Based Spending Plan.
New research from the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation shares Medicare-Medicaid beneficiary perspectives on integrated care and offers recommendations to improve enrollment.
- Read Listening to Dually Eligible Individuals: Person-Centered Enrollment Strategies for Integrated Care.
- Check out the Person-Centered Enrollment Strategies for Integrated Care Toolkit.
- Watch an expert panel discuss the findings and recommendations.
The Master Plan for Aging presents a comprehensive blueprint for public and private entities at the state, regional, and local levels to address system issues and transform services across housing, transportation, health care, and long-term services and supports.
Learn how California’s Master Plan meets the five elements for plan success.
Just in time for open enrollment, My Care, My Choice can help Californians with Medicare and Medi-Cal better understand their care choices! New information about plan choices for 2021 is now available, and resources are available in Traditional and Simplified Chinese, along with English and Spanish.
On June 29, Governor Gavin Newsom signed California’s 2020-21 budget.
The budget addresses the $54.3 billion deficit while maintaining funding for critical programs serving older adults, people with disabilities, and family caregivers.
The risk of budget deficits in future years could still pose a threat to these critical programs.
Read our fact sheet.
On May 14, 2020, California Governor Newsom released the May Revision of the 2020-21 proposed budget. The revision includes cuts to and elimination of critical home- and community-based services that impact the state’s most vulnerable older adults, people with disabilities, and family caregivers.
Read the TSF fact sheet.
COVID-19 is shining a light on the lack of coordination between Medicare and Medicaid, and is uncovering new opportunities to better serve dually eligible populations.
Read TSF Board Member Melanie Bella’s blog post in the Better Care Playbook.
Do you advise people who would like to learn more about their Medicare and Medi-Cal benefits?
In a recent mini-documentary created by Univision and shared on My Care, My Choice, Ernesto Vazquez describes his experience with navigating Medicare and Medicaid.
New federal opportunities are prompting states to develop or enhance integrated care programs for individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.
In this new brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS), early adopters of these care models share insights on the factors that drove their investment and led to successful implementation.
The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) recently highlighted the Medicare-Medicaid integration efforts of leading states.
A related toolkit from Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc., shares strategies states can implement when reforming their Medicaid long-term services and supports.
Just in time for Medicare’s open enrollment, My 4 bodybuilding programs to lose weight test propionate domyos 10 kg weight training and cross training vest decathlon. Care, My Choice resources are now available in Traditional and Simplified Chinese, along with English and Spanish. See how it can help Californians with Medicare and Medi-Cal better understand their care choices!
A new My Care, My Choice Comparison Chart unpacks the basics of California’s health care coverage choices for dual eligibles.