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Minnesota’s Demonstration to Integrate Care for Dual Eligibles
DHS and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing a “Demonstration to Align Administrative Functions for Improvements in Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiary Experience” within the Minnesota Senior Health Options Program (MSHO). The project is also referred to as the “Dual Demo Project”.
The Dual Demo Project began on September 13, 2013, continues until December 31, 2016, and is designed to:
The term “dually eligible” refers to people who have benefits through Medicare and Medicaid (known in Minnesota as Medical Assistance.
DHS intends to continue discussions with CMS in a second phase of the Dual Demo Project for the SNBC population.
To access information on the status of current state initiatives, please go to Public Meetings. Meetings are held periodically to share information on key projects and get input from clients, stakeholders and other interested parties.
Save the date for the Best Practice Care Coordination Conference, Monday, November 17, 2014.
The MN Department of Human Services Dual Demonstration Project is hosting an all-day conference event titled “Best Practice Care Coordination Conference” scheduled for Monday, November 17, 2014 at University of Minnesota’s Continuing Education and Conference Center, St. Paul, MN.
This conference provides Care Coordinators an opportunity to build practical care coordination skills, discuss current challenges in the field, network with peers, and explore innovations, all in an effort to improve beneficiary experience among seniors enrolled in Minnesota Senior Health Options (MSHO) and Minnesota Senior Care Plus (MSC+). Continuing education credits for nursing and social work are available.
For more information, please contact Lauren Siegel at email@example.com or 651-431-4210.
August 15, 2014:
September 13, 2013:
For additional information, please go to Dual Demo Historical Information.
For additional information, please go to ICSP Information.
State demonstrations for dual eligibles (general information on CMS website)
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