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Inside CMS - 02/07/2019

CMS Plans To Open Duals Demo To New States After Positive Results

By Michelle M. Stein
February 6, 2019 at 12:17 PM
CMS Administrator Seema Verma said the agency plans to open up the financial alignment demonstration for those dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid to new states, and shortly afterwards duals center chief Tim Englehardt said the results are increasingly positive for those states currently participating. Jack Rollins with the National Association of Medicaid Directors said additional states have expressed interest in joining the model due to its potential to cut costs and improve quality of care for the duals population...


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