Health Care Access & Coverage

Integrating Care for Dually Eligible Beneficiaries

A Conversation with Aisha Adkins, MPA, CNP, Toyin Ajayi, MD, MPhil, Matthew Behrens, MPA, and Melanie Bella, MBA, moderated by Rachel M. Werner, MD, PhD

12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m. ET December 6, 2024 Virtual Event

Despite agreement about the need to integrate coverage and care for people with both Medicare and Medicaid, progress has been slow. However, there is an opportunity to chart a path forward to increase access to integrated coverage for all dually eligible individuals. As a follow-up to the summer conference, “Forging a Path Toward Integrated Care for Dually Eligible Individuals,” join Penn LDI and a panel of experts as they review policy options for meaningful change toward care that truly focuses on the needs of this population.


Toyin Ajayi, MD, MPhil

CEO and Co-Founder, Cityblock Health

Matthew Behrens, MPA

Senior Policy Advisor, Complex Care and Duals Integration, Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services

Melanie Bella, MBA

Executive Advisor, Cressey & Company

Rachel Werner

Rachel Werner, MD, PhD (moderator)

Executive Director, Penn LDI; Robert D. Eilers Professor of Health Care Management and Economics, Wharton School; Professor, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine