Comments on Proposed Rule: Joint Employer Status Under FLSA

June 21, 2019 The Association has submitted comments in support of the Department of Labor (DOL)’s notice of proposed rulemaking Joint Employer Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act 29 CFR Part 791.  This proposed rule would apply a four-factor balancing test that would more clearly and consistently assess whether an employer would be considered a joint employer under the Fair …

Comment Letter: Primary Cares Initiative Direct Contracting Model

June 18, 2019 Today, the MLTSS Association submitted comments to CMMI regarding the opportunity for Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) to participate in the Direct Contracting (DC) model for the population of individuals fully eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, announced as part of the Primary Cares Initiative.  The Association’s members are interested in the potential this model offers to …

Fact Sheet: Impact of Integrated Plans

June 12, 2019 Roughly 12 million Americans are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid (e.g., dual eligibles).  Dual-eligible individuals with long-term service and support (LTSS) needs often receive fragmented care, resulting in inefficiencies, unnecessary costs, and poorer outcomes. Integrated, managed Medicaid long-term services and supports (MLTSS) help states achieve greater value for beneficiaries and taxpayers, making the most of scarce …

Letter of Support: Stabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act of 2019

June 3, 2019 Last week, the MLTSS Association joined the Association For Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) in submitting letters to leaders in both the House and Senate supporting the Stabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act of 2019 (SMCA).  The Association believes that this bill will help improve the efficiency and continuity of care for tens of millions of individuals enrolled in Medicaid and …