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The attached document:“ DDAdvocates Analysis of Michigan Dual Eligible Initiative“   asis vs willbe 20120125 describes the presently known or anticipated impact of the Dual Eligible Integration of persons with Developmental Disabilities, Mental Illness and Others receiving services from Community Mental Health Organizations. It describes

Eligibility (everyone will be impacted on the day their parents reach the age [...]

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Dual Eligible Final Attachment 20110816

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Letter to Lynda Zeller Concerning Dual Eligible Integration

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The State has volunteered to be a test state for subjecting persons with developmental disabilities and everyone else who is on both Medicare and Medicaid to managed care; apparently under Medicaid rules and the administration of a private insurer (probably Blue Cross). To enrich the pot and because our children’s and client’s home care, residential, vocational and [...]

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 You will find below a link to a posting from Marianne Huff, Executive director of the Allegan County Community Mental Health Board. It is an open letter to her employees and is important reading for every one of us who advocate for persons with Developmental Disabilities.
 It is still not too late to contact your US [...]

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July 25 , 2011
Greetings and Good afternoon:
I wanted to take this opportunity to send to all of you an important communication that contains information regarding the current threats to the Medicaid and Medicare programs.  I also want to make certain that I clearly state that the purpose of this email communication is to inform you and [...]

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 Got Medicare and Medicaid? The Good News and the Bad News is that you are Dual Eligible!! 
The Good News is that if you have a good medical advocate, you can find and access good doctors and therapists at major medical centers – for instance, my wife has sought out and found great doctors in several [...]

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If you or a loved one receives benefits through the Detroit-Wayne County Community Mental Health Agency, or if you work for any provider that provides services, you need to be aware of Town Hall Meetings being held this week and next. The topic of the meeting(s) will be the redesign of the Mental Health Delivery System [...]

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Comments on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed regulations on Home and Community Based Services Waivers [CMS-2296-P]
 
May 23, 2011
By Jill Barker
jillrbarker@sbcglobal.net
Friends of the Developmentally Disabled
The DD News Blog http://theddnewsblog.blogspot.com/
Ann Arbor, Michigan
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services or CMS is the federal agency that regulates Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waivers. [...]

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