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The 2021 Medicare Part D Changes Webinar for Persons Who Have Both Medicare and Medicaid (The Dual Eligibles) 

On November 9, 2020, The Arc of New Jersey hosted a webinar on the 2021 Medicare Part D changes for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) who have both Medicare and Medicaid. Please see the links below to view the recording of the webinar as well as all of the slides and other helpful information.

This Webinar was Co-Presented by:

Beverly Roberts, Director, Mainstreaming Medical Care Program at The Arc of New Jersey and Mary McGeary, Director, State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), Division of Aging Services, NJ Department of Human Services

FAQ's for Individuals who have both Medicaid & Medicare

Some individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are dual eligibles because they receive both Medicare and Medicaid.  The Arc of New Jersey's Mainstreaming Medical Care Program is distributing information in the form of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to respond to the questions that families have been asking.  The questions and answers are divided into three sections. Click below to see the FAQs.

"Understanding what happens when a person with I/DD who receives Medicaid becomes eligible for Medicare."

Quality Care Finder

Medicare's Quality Care Finder - Medicare's Quality Care Finder is a new online resource to help consumers and their loved ones access all of’s comparison tools so they can get information that will help put them in control and feel more confident about the healthcare decisions they make.The Quality Care Finder is a collection of current and tools that make it easy to find health care providers, facilities, suppliers and more in specific geographic areas, and then make “apples-to-apples” comparisons of their quality.