Individuals living with disabilities who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid are at higher risk for poor health outcomes when compared to individuals without disabilities. This conversation, in collaboration with ICS, provided a platform for questions to be answered on how health plans and providers can improve health outcomes for this population by addressing gaps in care coordination that often disrupt continuity of care and lead to fragmentation of care.
This conversation focused on the key elements of and strategies to improve care coordination, including the role of interdisciplinary teams.
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This conversation is intended for a wide range of stakeholders – health plans, providers, and other health care professionals who serve individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid – to address gaps in coordinating care for individuals with disabilities.
 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. (2016). Report to Congress: Social Risk Factors and Performance under Medicare’s Value Based Purchasing Programs. Retrieved from: https://aspe.hhs.gov/pdf-report/report-congress-social-risk-factors-and-performance-under-medicares-value-based-purchasing-programs