Proposal to Integrate Care for Dual Medicaid/Medicare
Wisconsin is one of fifteen states that received a demonstration grant
from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop a
care coordination and funding model to integrate the care of persons
dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. Awarded by the
Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office ("Office of the Duals"),
Wisconsin's demonstration project is called Virtual PACE.
Virtual PACE Proposal to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Services (CMS) - April 26, 2012
DHS has submitted to CMS a proposal called Virtual PACE. In 2011,
Wisconsin received a grant from CMS to develop a model program design that
would improve the coordination and cost effectiveness of care for
individuals eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.
Governor’s Letter of Support (PDF,
Read the Virtual PACE Proposal (PDF,
Public Comments on Draft Proposal
DHS issued a draft proposal on March 16th, 2012 for public comment. The
Department collected public comments through online responses, written
submissions and town hall forums. The comments DHS received during the
30-day public comment period can be viewed by following the links below,
which categorize comments by type of stakeholder.
Virtual PACE Demonstration
Draft Proposal for Public Comment - March 16, 2012
DHS announced the release of a draft proposal for the provision
of integrated care to people who are eligible for Medicare and
Medicaid. The proposal was issued on March 16th, 2012 for public
review. The input received during the review period guided the
Department's development of the final proposal submitted to the
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
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November 14, 2012