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Managed Long Term Services & Supports FAQs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with Mathematica Policy Research1 and its partner, the National Committee for Quality Assurance, to develop measures for people receiving long term services and supports through managed care organizations and prepaid inpatient health plans. These measures provide information about assessment and care planning processes with Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) plan members, as well as Long Term Services and Supports use and rebalancing, that can be used by states, managed care plans, and other stakeholders for quality improvement purposes.

These frequently asked questions provide additional information and address common questions about these measures. View a printer-friendly version of these frequently asked questions.

1Measures developed as part of CMS contract: Quality Measure Development and Maintenance for CMS Programs Serving Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees and Medicaid-Only Enrollees, HHSM-500-2013-13011I, Task Order #HHSM- 500-T0004.