California Healthline: Lawsuit Slams the State’s Duals Project

by David Gorn

Stakeholders last week filed a lawsuit in Superior Court lambasting Cal MediConnect, the dual eligibles demonstration project that is part of the state’s Coordinated Care Initiative.

The state is hoping to enroll approximately 456,000 duals — about half of the state’s 1.1 Californians who qualify for both Medicare and Medi-Cal benefits — into Medi-Cal managed care plans.

As part of that effort, the state has sent out “choice forms” to duals recipients, where they can select a Medi-Cal managed care plan or elect to remain in their current fee-for-service plan. If duals recipients don’t make a choice, they are automatically and passively enrolled into Medi-Cal managed care.

Continue reading here:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

  • LAAAC is managed by St. Barnabas Senior Services; Funded, in part, by Archstone Foundation.
  • St. Barnabas Senior Services

%d bloggers like this: