The Dual Agenda: May 28, 2014

Voices for Better Health on the Road!

Earlier this month, Voices for Better Health co-hosted a special policy forum with The Hartford Change AGEnts initiative at the American Geriatrics Society 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting. At the forum, geriatrics providers and consumer advocates from New York, Ohio and Rhode Island discussed how they are advancing geriatric care standards in the dual eligible demonstration projects and how these partnerships can help improve the health of older adults, their families, and communities. Attendees also had the opportunity to view Building Bridges to Better Health, a new video highlighting the power of these partnerships.

State Highlights

Updates from California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, New York, Ohio and Virginia. 

Noteworthy News

In this section:

  • Engaging Providers to Support Integrated Care for Dual Eligibles
  • Senate Finance Committee Conducts Hearing on Improving Care for Medicare Patients with Chronic Conditions
  • Building the Workforce Needed to Care for an Aging Population
  • CMS Releases Proposed Medicaid Managed Care Rule
Featured Resources

In this section:

  • Report by MACPAC on Early Experiences with the Financial Alignment Demonstration in Three States
  • Kaiser Publishes Early Insights from Two Duals Demonstration States
Key Dates

In this section:

  • Thursday, May 28 (1:00 – 2:00PM Eastern) Webinar: New York State’s Ambitious DSRIP Program: A Case Study 
  • Wednesday, June 3 (2:00-3:00PM Eastern) Webinar: Dignity of Risk

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