TSF: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research: Disconnected? Challenges of Communicating Cal MediConnect to Low-Income Older Californians


This policy brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research examines some of the challenges of communicating effectively with individuals in California who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medi-Cal, and who are set to enroll in the state’s eight county managed care demonstration project, Cal MediConnect. The study documents how these older adults would like to receive information and recommends strategies that might smooth the transition. 

Please read the two in-depth interviews with older adult consumers of In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and their caregivers. All are insured through both Medicare and Medi-Cal, and other public supports and/or informal help as well.

These case studies illustrate how changes in need and availablility of support impact older adults in the state.

Continue reading here: http://www.thescanfoundation.org/ucla-center-health-policy-research-disconnected-challenges-communicating-cal-mediconnect-low-income?utm_source=1-15-14%3A+PBS+NewsHour+profile+caregiver%3B+UCLA+Home+Policy+II+brief+&utm_campaign=January+2014+Eblast&utm_medium=email

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