Medicaid expansion bill one step closer in Illinois

Being a reimbursement and operational specialist, I feel it has become very important to keep everyone informed of the Illinois Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative that has been happening in long-term care. Like many, we have experienced Medicaid payment changes throughout the years and one thing that we have learned is that we have to be aware

Illinois Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative

Illinois Medicare-Medicaid Alignment – Managed Care in the State of Ilinois The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and State of Illinois are establishing a Federal-State partnership to implement the Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Demonstration to serve individuals eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. This Federal/State partnership includes contracting with “Demonstration Plans” from Managed Care organizations