TITLE

ACA creates CMS office for dual eligibles

AUTHOR(S)
Yap, Diana
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Pharmacy Today;Apr2011, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the establishment of the Federal Coordinated Health Care Office of the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the benefit of dual eligibles. It notes that the office was created through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to coordinate with the care of dual eligibles and improve their health. It also mentions the Medicare and drug benefits of dual-eligible beneficiaries.
ACCESSION #
60305100

 

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