Increasing Use of the Capitated Model for Dual Eligibles: Cost Savings Estimates and Public Policy Opportunities
11/12/2008 | 2797 Requests *
This report estimates that public financial and personal clinical outcomes can be improved by moving dual eligibles to capitated managed care. The authors view the clinical and eligibility characteristics of dual eligibles as well-matched to the strengths of integrated care programs. The document lays out the reasoning and data behind the estimate, recommends policy changes needed to make the transition, identifies potential barriers to implementation and offers examples from KY and MN.
- Policy Paper PDF (377K, 54 pages)
Medicaid; Expenditures; Dual Eligibles; managed care; capitated services; Medicare; expenditures; Passport Advantage; Senior Health Options; Kentucky’s Passport Advantage Program; Minnesota Senior Health Options (MSHO);
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