What They’re Watching: David Rogers, Independent Living Systems


Nicole Pasia


Independent Living Systems (ILS) is making strides to improve both the provider and patient experience by further integrating Medicaid and Medicare services for dual-eligible Floridians. In this edition of “What They’re Watching,” ILS President David Rogers discusses some of the efforts ILS is pursuing to ensure more integrated and seamless care for this population. 


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“A lot of us at the company have worked a good part of our careers trying to crack that nut about putting Medicaid and Medicare together,” he said. “[We’re working on] making that integration work for the member and the provider as opposed to just having different contracts.”

Some of these efforts include ensuring dual-eligibles have a single case manager for both plans, and allowing providers to easily switch over payments between plans in a crossover payment system.