Dual eligible

Section 4: Enhance Practice Viability - 01/30/2019

There Goes the Cavalry. One of the state’s so called money saving budget moves is robbing Texans of their eyesight  all because a highly trained physician can no longer afford to see them. Diabetes, uncontrolled, ravages its


Ensuring Veterans Have Access to Safe, Quality Care - 08/27/2018

TMA stands ready to work with this joint committee and members of the veterans health care community to implement steps that could have tremendous positive impact on aging Texas veterans across the state. 


Warning: No Balance Billing for Dual Eligibles - 04/27/2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reissued guidance recently to remind physicians of the prohibition on balance billing for patients who are covered by both Medicare and Medicaid.


Dual Dilemma - 05/13/2016

In early 2015, Texas will test a new way to integrate care for dual eligibles, those patients enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid, by allowing some of the state's Medicaid managed care plans to take over patients' Medicare services and coordinate care across both programs.


Automatic Patient Enrollment in Dual Eligible Demo Starts April 1 - 05/13/2016

Unless they have opted out, thousands of Texas patients who receive both Medicare and Medicaid and who reside in a target county will be automatically, or passively, enrolled in the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's six-county Dual Eligibles Integrated Care Demonstration Project starting April 1.


Dual Demonstration Training Opens This Month - 05/13/2016

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will conduct training webinars on Jan. 21 and Feb. 26 on the Texas Dual Eligibles Integrated Care Demonstration Project that launches in six Texas counties March 1. The webinars, for physicians and providers, will be recorded and available for later viewing on the HHSC website.