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The 2020 Medicare Part D Changes for Persons Who Have Both Medicare and Medicaid (The Dual Eligibles) Webinar

The 2020 Medicare Part D Changes for Persons Who Have Both Medicare and Medicaid (The Dual Eligibles), held on November 14, 2019.  This webinar included information on Medicare Part D, the federal drug benefit that is used by most dual eligibles (persons who have both Medicaid and Medicare) to obtain their prescription medications. It also included helpful information on obtaining prescription drugs when the dual eligible had private health insurance in addition to Medicare and Medicaid; advantages and disadvantages of the dual eligible special needs plans (Medicare managed care plans for dual eligibles); and how to enter information on the website to learn which drug plans are best for individual dual eligibles.

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.