Posts for Dually Eligible Populations

Rush to Judgment?

Under the Affordable Care Act, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is assisting states in integrating care for people who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.

Affordable Senior Housing and Services: A Coordinated Approach to Serving Vulnerable Older Adults

The cutting edge work described in this piece highlights the opportunities to deliver coordinated care and services, with a meaningful role played by service coordinators in affordable senior housing facilities.

Building Bridges to Better Health

To mark Older Americans Month, the Voices for Better Health project has debuted a new video highlighting an important strategy to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable older adults.

Tackling Health Disparities in the Aging Population

With April being National Minority Health Month, the time is now to stand against the barriers that create the social, health and economic disparities experienced by older adults – a population that is becoming more and more diverse.

Let's Help Medicaid Nurture Innovation

Everywhere you look these days, more initiatives are sprouting to improve the health system. Medicaid is no exception, it is a program willing and able to help states lead the way toward more effective and efficient care.

The Smart Shopper's Guide to Medicaid Managed Care Plans

In this season of giving, Community Catalyst has teamed up with the Kaiser Family Foundation to create an online tool that gathers in one place, for the first time, key data on the records of these companies.

Addressing Health Equity in the Dual Eligible Demonstration Projects

 “The healthcare world is changing; providers who have been serving a certain population are now serving a completely new population, a more diverse population. When you talk about cultural competency, what you really need to look at is what the...

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Dual Demonstrations

Recently, I had the great pleasure of welcoming participants – advocates, providers, health plans and funders -- at the second annual Voices for Better Health grantee convening. So much has happened in the past year.

Dear Patient: Let’s Get Engaged!

More and more, we are learning that an engaged patient makes a healthier patient. But what makes a patient “engaged?”
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