Effective Jan. 1, 2018, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan began serving eligible members in a new Dual Special Needs Plan (DSNP) — “UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Medicare Advantage” — throughout the state of North Carolina.
This is a Medicare Advantage plan for members who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid. DSNPs are a specialized type of Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan (MAPD) and must follow existing Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rules. DSNPs must:
- Adhere to required MAPD benefits
- Limit enrollment to Medicaid recipients (dually eligible –Medicare and Medicaid),
- Provide Part D benefits, and Offer targeted clinical programs, benefits, and services.
For more details about the program, please visit Link > UnitedHealthcare Community Plan application > For Health Care Providers > North Carolina > Dual Complete Medicare Advantage Program.
For more information about this program, please contact your network account manager or advocate.