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Ohio Pursues New Dual-Eligible Program

The state of Ohio has asked the federal government for permission to test a new approach to serving its dual-eligible population:  individuals eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.

Prescription Medication Spilling From an Open Medicine BottleThe program, which would be piloted in seven urban areas of the state and serve nearly 115,000 people (of the state’s 182,000 dual eligibles), would emphasize better coordination of care and less use of nursing homes and would seek to save the state money.

Read more about Ohio’s proposed program in this Columbus Dispatch article.

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