The care of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias (ADRD) presents challenges across health care settings. As of 2013, 23 percent of dually eligible individuals over the age of 65 had ADRD.1 This tip sheet highlights promising practices for health plans, health systems, and provider groups caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
1 Medicare Payment Advisory Comission and the Medicaid and Chip Payment and Access Commission. (2018). Data Book. Beneficiaries Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. Retrieved from http://medpac.gov/docs/default-source/data-book/jan18_medpac_macpac_dualsdatabook_sec.pdf?sfvrsn=0.