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Are dual-eligible demos succeeding? GAO says it will be hard to tell
Modern Healthcare

The CMS needs to do a better job overseeing the 12 state-administered demonstration programs intended to improve care of people who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

The CMS is getting data from the the state programs that isn’t comparable, making it difficult to assess whether the demonstration is achieving its goal of providing coordinated care to the population known as dual-eligibles, GAO says in a report released Tuesday.