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21-850 Know How to Coordinate Your D‐SNP Patients’ Medi‐Cal Benefits

December 1, 2021

This information applies to Physicians and Independent Practice Associations.

Ensure your DSNP patients are getting the care they need

This communication applies only to WellCare Dual Liberty Freedom; 2022 plan name: Wellcare Dual Liberty (HMO D‐SNP) providers who have dual special needs plan (DSNP) patients.

Per the contract with the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), effective February 3, 2022, Wellcare, its contracted providers and their downstream entities are responsible for coordination and delivery of all dual special needs plan patients’ Medicare and Medi‐Cal benefits regardless of how the member receives their Medi‐Cal benefits.

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