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Approaches to Meet Behavioral Health Needs in Medicare Advantage

Ensuring the healthcare system is prepared to meet the behavioral health needs of Medicare beneficiaries is critical as research suggests psychological distress increased among older adults and low-income groups during the early days of the pandemic.
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What’s Next? Retaining the Successes of the Medicare-Medicaid Plan (MMP) Model

As CMS sunsets the MMP model, it will be important to preserve lessons that benefited stakeholders. CMS has authority to maintain MMP model attributes, and should preserve those that are in statute through a refined, innovative financial model.
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Accessing Mental Health Care in America Is Hard. If You’re One of the 89 Million Americans on Medicaid, It’s Even Harder

Future Medicare Advantage policy must consider more deliberate opportunities to support person-centeredness, to recognize the outsized role that family caregivers play, and to integrate with Medicaid to promote equitable access and health outcomes.
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Future of Medicare Advantage

Future Medicare Advantage policy must consider more deliberate opportunities to support person-centeredness, to recognize the outsized role that family caregivers play, and to integrate with Medicaid to promote equitable access and health outcomes.
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Filling The Gaps: The Role And Value Of Supplemental Benefits In Medicare Advantage

Allison Rizer and Laura Benzing share their perspective on Medicare Advantage supplemental benefits in Health Affairs.
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Needs of Medicare Beneficiaries with Mental Health Conditions

Ensuring equitable and integrated care for beneficiaries with mental health conditions requires a whole-person approach. Recent bipartisan congressional interest in the behavioral health space signals that change is both necessary and coming.
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