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Kaiser: Small savings possible in dual-eligible programs

Attempts to better manage care for “dual-eligible” seniors produced a small savings, according to a study from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The findings show that hopes for a significant decrease in government spending on patients eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid might not be realized.

Briefing to discuss new long-term care data, opportunities in health reform law

The future of long-term care under specific provisions in the healthcare reform law will be the focus of a policy briefing at 10 a.m. (Eastern) Monday at the Kaiser Family Foundation’s headquarters in Washington. The foundation also will conduct a panel discussion on Medicaid’s role and the group’s latest findings regarding long-term services for seniors and people with disabilities.

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