California Healthline: Advocates Ask for Delay in Duals Project

by David Gorn

Advocates for seniors and the disabled sent a strongly worded letter to federal and state officials Friday calling for a temporary halt to California’s duals demonstration project in seven of the eight pilot counties.

“We write to urgently request the suspension of implementation of the Coordinated Care Initiative in all counties other than San Mateo until the Department of Health Care Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services can demonstrate that an enrollment process is in place that provides seniors and people with disabilities the information and resources they need to make informed decisions about their Medicare and Medi-Cal benefits,” the letter said.


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