« The Dual Agenda: May 28, 2014 Issue

Featured Resources

Report by MACPAC on Early Experiences with the Financial Alignment Demonstration in Three States

The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) released a study on the Financial Alignment Demonstrations in California, Massachusetts and Ohio. In 2014 and 2015, MACPAC conducted focus groups in Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts; Cleveland and Cincinnati, Ohio; and San Diego and San Mateo, California, to gain insight into beneficiaries’ early experiences with the demonstrations. A few of the findings are noted below:

Kaiser Publishes Early Insights from Two Duals Demonstration States

Kaiser published issue briefs on Massachusetts’ and Ohio’s early experiences in the Financial Alignment Demonstrations. Findings in the briefs are based on interviews conducted with a diverse group of state leaders, including representatives from state agencies; medical, behavioral health, and social services providers; consumer advocates; and health plans involved in the design and early implementation of the demonstration. Both issue briefs discuss the key features of the demonstrations, early implementation challenges and strengths of the implementation processes. 

Subscribe to

The Dual Agenda Newsletter

Support Our Work: