States contracting with SNPs for Medicaid benefits

September 2007
Hospice Management Advisor;Sep2007, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p94
The article discusses the issues that U.S. states negotiating special needs plan (SNP), a health program that include Medicaid benefits for dually eligible enrollees, should consider. The issues primarily concern areas of overlap between Medicare and Medicaid. They include Medicare cost-sharing, drugs excluded from Part D coverage, acute care services not covered by medicare, and mental health services.


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