raises, yet again, uncomfortable questions about the minimum standards America should tolerate across the states.
For the six patient experience measures, we used the standard MCAHPS adjustment methodology, which includes adjustments for age (18-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, >85), education (eighth grade or less, some high school, high school, less than bachelor's degree, bachelor's degree, postbachelor's degree), general health (excellent, very good, good, fair, poor), mental health (excellent, very good, good, fair, poor), dual eligibility
, Part D low-income subsidy eligibility, and use of a proxy in responding to the survey.
The Kiwis squad will be announced by David Kidwell on Thursday, paving the way for Tonga coach Kristian Woolf, Samoa's Matt Parrish, Italy's Cameron Ciraldo and Lebanon's Brad Fittler to name their squads as some players have dual eligibility
for Australia, New Zealand or England - under international Rugby League eligibility rules, players who qualify for more than one country can play for a tier-two nation if they are not chosen by one of the three tierone nations.
Another potential benefit would give health and human service workers timely access to data, give them the ability to eliminate dual eligibility
benefit payments, and help them better provide services, such as access to health care, to the homeless.
HCOs face a unique set of challenges in caring for newly eligible patients, such as minimizing or avoiding costs, working within the confines of bundled payment or shared savings models and tackling problems prevalent within low-income Medicaid populations (such as chronic disease, high emergency department usage, dual eligibility
, dual medical and behavioral diagnoses and prevention of admissions and readmissions).
As expected, almost all beneficiaries who newly acquired dual eligibility
in year 2 enrolled in the LIS (p<.
Calendar year 2007 data were obtained from the Medicare Enhanced Denominator file (or simply, Denominator file), which provided dual eligibility
status, age, gender, and race/ethnicity data.
Capello (pictured below) used the example of Germany, who took 11 players to the last World Cup who had dual eligibility
- including star man Mesut Ozil and defender Serdar Tasci, both of Turkish origin.
In those cases involving dual eligibility
, individuals must meet both sets of rules to remain eligible for both benefits programs.
But this is good for Wales and Ireland because the boys still have dual eligibility
for both countries.
Enabling resources" included dual eligibility
for Medicare, Medicaid plan type (FFS versus managed care) and urban/nonurban residence (using county-level data linked via zip code algorithm to the 1999 Area Kesource Files).
If a State does not pay Medicare premiums for all dually eligible beneficiaries, using a State buy-in indicator as a proxy for dual eligibility
would result in undercounting and potentially biased estimates (Barosso, 2006; Baugh, 2004-2005).