By Sean Cavanaugh, CMS Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Medicare; Tim Engelhardt, Director, Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office; and Vikki Wachino, CMS Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services
Better Outcomes for Dually Eligible Older Adults through Integrated Care
- 48 percent less likely to have a hospital stay, and those who were hospitalized had 26 percent fewer stays;
- 6 percent less likely to have an outpatient emergency department visit, and those who did visit an emergency department had 38 percent fewer visits; and
- 13 percent more likely to receive home and community-based long term care services.