Serving Low-Income Seniors: Lessons and the Impact of COVID-19

Key Resources

“Health Care in the 2020 Presidential Election: Issues Important to Older Americans.” Jacobson, G., Cicchiello, A., Fowler, E. The Commonwealth Fund. October 14, 2020. Available at

“Covid-19: If Ever There Was a Time to Care About Medicare-Medicaid Integration, It’s Now.” Rizer, A. Arnold Ventures. October 6, 2020. Available at

“Medicare-Medicaid Integration: Reflecting on Progress to Date and Charting the Path to Making Integrated Programs Available to all Dually Eligible Individuals.” Barth, S., Blum, J., Henry, E., et al. Health Management. August 2020. Available at

“A Pathway to Full Integration of Care for Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiaries.” Hayes, K, Hoagland, W., Harootunian, L., et al. Bipartisan Policy Center. July 27, 2020. Available at

“Integrating Care for Dually Eligible Beneficiaries: Background and Context.”  MACPAC. June 2020. Available at

“Integrating Care for Dually Eligible Beneficiaries: Policy Issues and Options.” MACPAC. June 2020. Available at

“Arnold Ventures Dual Eligible Fact Sheet.” Arnold Ventures. 2020. Available at

“Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office: Report to Congress.” Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 2019. Available at

Additional Resources

“Integrated Care Programs for Dually Eligible Individuals in the Era of COVID-19: Response Efforts and Policy Recommendations.” Janoski, B., Betlach, T., Soper, M. Center for Healthcare Strategies. October 2020. Available at

“State Management of Home- and Community-Based Services Waiver Waiting Lists.” Huson, T., Vardaman, K. MACPAC. September 25, 2020. Available at

“The Next Step in Medicare Reform.” Miller, B., Wilensky, G. Backgrounder. The Heritage Foundation. September 16, 2020. Available at

“Medicaid Managed Care Rates and Flexibilities: State Options to Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic.” Hinton, E., Musumeci, M. Kaiser Family Foundation. September 9, 2020. Available at

“Regulatory Changes to Medicare in Response to COVID-19.” Podulka, J., Blum, J. The Commonwealth Fund. August 4, 2020. Available at

“Building the Long-Term Care System of the Future: Will the COVID-19 Nursing Home Tragedies Lead to Real Reform?” Chernof, A., Mann, C. Health Affairs Blog. Health Affairs. July 31, 2020. Available at

“A Data Book: Health care spending and the Medicare Program: Section 4: Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries.” MEDPAC. July 2020. Available at

“Report: Integrated Care Models are Better for Dual-Eligibles.” Collette, R. Arnold Ventures. June 23, 2020. Available at

“Medicare COVID-19 Data Release Blog.” Verma, S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. June 22, 2020. Available at

“Sens. Casey, Brown, Jones, Rep. Schakowsky Unveil Legislation to Address the Needs of Seniors, People With Disabilities During COVID-19 Pandemic.” United States Senate Special Committee on Aging. May 7, 2020. Available at

“People Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid Fact Sheet.” Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. March 2020. Available at

“Dually Eligible Beneficiaries Under Medicare and Medicaid.” Medicare Learning Network Booklet. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. February 2020. Available at

“Unplugging the Third Rail: Choices for Affordable Medicare.” Early, J. Policy Analysis. The Cato Institute. June 6, 2019. Available at

“Data Book: Beneficiaries Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.” MEDPAC and MACPAC. January 2018. Available at

“Update on Demonstrations for Dual-Eligible Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiaries.” Hoagland, W., Hayes, J., McKearn, M., et al. Bipartisan Policy Center. August 2017. Available at