Advocates Pleased CMS Aims To Rein In D-SNP Look-Alikes, But Worried CMS May Miss Some

Inside Health Policy: Advocates Pleased CMS Aims To Rein In D-SNP Look-Alikes, But Worried CMS May Miss Some (February 12, 2020)

“Beneficiary advocates say they are pleased CMS appears to be taking seriously the issues with so-called look-alike plans that mimic Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans yet don’t have the same Medicare and Medicaid integration requirements – but some worry that CMS’ proposed threshold for stopping these plans may be set too high. Allowing the plans to simply enroll beneficiaries in one of their other products if a look-alike is shut down may not be enough of a disincentive, some say…” This article is behind a paywall. This is an excerpt of the piece.

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