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 Medicare.gov website to learn which drug plans are best for individual dual eligibles.
- The Arc Slides
- SHIP Slides
- 2020 Benchmark Drug Plans for NJ
- All 2020 Medicare Part D Stand-Alone Drug Plans in New Jersey
- Full list of county SHIP Offices
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."
- FAQ- Dual Eligibles General Information
- FAQ- Dual Eligibles and Prescription Medication
- FAQ- Dual Eligibles and Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs)
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 Medicare.gov’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 Medicare.gov and HHS.gov 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.