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Washington State Posts Its Dual Eligibles Draft Proposal

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Washington State Posts Its Dual Eligibles Draft Proposal

March 16, 2012

The State of Washington has posted its proposal to integrate services for Medicare and Medicaid on its website"”the step required before the proposal can be submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.


Voluntary public comment is open from March 12-April 13, 2012. The website also includes a survey and the data collected from the survey will be used to inform the final design plan to be submitted to CMS.


To date, the following states have posted draft proposals: Massachusetts, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Oregon and Washington. Only Massachusetts has actually submitted a proposal to CMS, and the comment period at the federal level has now ended.