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Jul 20, 2020

Medicaid and Medicare are seeing major changes in federal and state policies amid the global health emergency. Today’s panelists dive into new guidance for state Medicaid agencies, how COVID-19 affects those who are dual-eligible for Medicaid and Medicare, and how these changes impact health plans.

Stream now to hear from Angela Evatt, senior manager of State Healthcare Policy; Eric McAllister, Government Affairs specialist; Lisette Montesinos, manager of Government Relations; and Chad Wege, vice president of Program Management, all with Change Healthcare.

They dive into:

  • The scope of federal assistance supporting state Medicaid agencies
  • Criteria for states to obtain federal assistance
  • State and federal guidance surrounding recertification of Medicaid beneficiaries
  • COVID-19’s impact on people who are dual-eligible for Medicaid and Medicare
  • Variance in COVID-19 response at the state level
  • How state Medicaid agencies are adapting their policies in the COVID-19 era
  • Steps Change Healthcare is taking to support health plans amid evolving COVID-19 challenges
  • New ways health plans can support members
  • Future impact of COVID-19 on health plans

Episode Resources

  1. Angela Evatt’s bio
  2. Chad Wege’s bio
  3. Lisette Montesinos’ bio
  4. CMS's COVID-19 FAQ
  5. How to Renew Dual Eligibles for Medicaid
  6. How to Optimize Dual Enrollments
  7. Change Healthcare Industry Insights
  8. COVID-19 Updates and Resources
  9. COVID-19 Updates Newsletter
  10. Change Healthcare Insights Newsletter

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