April 12, 2013
AARP Public Policy Institute; National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities
Authored with: Wendy Fox-Grage and Kathleen Ujvari of the AARP Public Policy Institute; and Diana Scully, Eunhee (Grace) Cho, John Michael Hall of the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities
This report finds that two-thirds of the states either have or will launch new initiatives to better coordinate care for people who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid services, the so-called “duals,” over the next two years. To contain the growth of costs and improve care, many of them are moving to risk-based managed long-term services and supports models.