Almost three million individuals eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid (dual eligibles) are enrolled in Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) and that enrollment is expected to rapidly rise. Increasingly, states are focusing on D-SNPs as a primary vehicle for integrating care and improving coordination of services for their dual eligible populations. Yet many advocates know little about what D-SNPs are, what makes them unique, and how they operate.
Join Justice in Aging for this webinar, D-SNPs: What Advocates Need to Know. We will:
- Explain the basics of D-SNPs—what they are, their structure, and how they are regulated
- Identify specific areas where advocates can engage with their states to ensure that D-SNPs work effectively to coordinate care and benefits for dual eligibles
- Present strategies for centering equity in the design of D-SNPs
- Summarize changes that CMS is proposing in D-SNP regulation
Earlier this month, Justice in Aging released an issue brief on this topic: Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs): What Advocates Need to Know.
Who Should Participate:
State-based advocates working with older adults and people with disabilities enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid.
Georgia Burke, Directing Attorney
Tiffany Huyenh-Cho, Senior Staff Attorney
The webinar took place on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET.