Erin Weir Lakhmani

Weir Lakhmani

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Course

  • 49032 Health and Aging Policy

Job Experience

  • Senior Researcher, Mathematica
  • Health Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research
  • Director of Community Engagement, Molina Healthcare of Illinois
  • Manager of Health Care Access, AgeOptions
  • Healthcare Consumer Protection Coordinator, AgeOptions
  • Educational Outreach Coordinator, Chicago Memory Bridge Program

Fields of Special Interest

  • Medicare and Medicaid policy
  • Integrated care for dually eligible (Medicare-Medicaid) beneficiaries
  • Medicaid managed care and managed long term services and supports (MLTSS)
  • Health care access among older adults, adults with disabilities, and immigrant populations
  • Access to public benefits (SNAP, Social Security, housing, etc.) among older adults and adults with disabilities
  • LGBTQ inclusivity, particularly in public policies and programs

Publications

Weir Lakhmani, Erin, and James Verdier. “State Options and Considerations for Sharing Medicaid Enrollment and Service Use Information with D-SNPs.” Integrated Care Resource Center Technical Assistance Brief. Washington, DC: Mathematica, December 2019. Available online.

Lipson, Debra, and Erin Weir Lakhmani. “Enticing Dually Eligible Beneficiaries to Enroll in Integrated Care Plans.” Issue Brief. New York: Millbank Memorial Fund, October 2019. Available online.

Lipson, Debra, Erin Weir Lakhmani, Alena Tourtellotte, and Caitlin Murray. “HCBS Quality Measures Technical Assistance Needs Assessment and Roadmap.” Roadmap document produced for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Washington, DC: Mathematica, September 2019.

Wysocki, Andrea, Lara Rosen, Erin Weir Lakhmani, and Debra Lipson. “Eligibility for and Enrollment in Medicare Savings Programs: Environmental Scan and Quantitative Study Design.” Environmental scan and analysis design plan document for Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. Chicago: Mathematica, September 10, 2019.

Weir Lakhmani, Erin, Jenna Libersky, and Luke Horner. “State Toolkit for Validating Medicaid Managed Care Encounter Data.” Washington, DC: Mathematica, August 2019. Available online.

Weir Lakhmani, Erin. “Modernizing Medicare Savings Programs to Better Serve Dually Eligible Beneficiaries: Alignment of Medicare Savings Program Eligibility with the Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy Program.” Integrated Care Resource Center tip sheet. Washington, DC: Mathematica, May 2019. Available online.

Lipson, Debra, Erin Weir Lakhmani, Alena Tourtellotte, and Danielle Chelminsky. “The Complex Art of Making It Simple: Factors Affecting Enrollment in Integrated Care Demonstrations for Dually Eligible Beneficiaries.” Washington, DC: Mathematica, January 2019. Available online.

Chelminsky, Danielle, and Erin Weir Lakhmani. “Using Value-Based Purchasing Arrangements to Improve Coordination and Quality of Medicare and Medicaid Nursing Facility Benefits.” Summary of Integrated Care Resource Center Study Hall Call. Washington, DC: Mathematica and Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, January 2019. Available online.

Weir Lakhmani, Erin, and Alexandra Kruse. “Tips to Improve Medicare-Medicaid Integration Using D-SNPs: Designing an Integrated Summary of Benefits Document.” Integrated Care Resource Center Tip Sheet. Washington, DC: Mathematica Policy Research and Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, June 2018. Available online.

Weir Lakhmani, Erin, and Alexandra Kruse. “Tips to Improve Medicare-Medicaid Integration Using D-SNPs: Promoting Aligned Enrollment.” Integrated Care Resource Center Tip Sheet. Washington, DC: Mathematica Policy Research and Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, April 2018. Available online.

 Presentations

Weir Lakhmani, Erin, Elizabeth Wood, Alex Kruse, Jennifer Valentine, David Lima, and Angela Hastings. “Opportunities to Integrate and Improve Care Delivery via Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs).” Presented for Oregon State Medicaid staff and Medicare Advantage plans via the Integrated Care Resource Center. Webinar. October 2, 2019.

Vardaman, Kristal, Erin Weir Lakhmani, Sarah Barth, and Kirstin Blom. “Designing Inputs and Monitoring Outcomes: Key Considerations in Developing Integrated Care Models.” Presentation at the National Association of States United for Aging and Disability (NASUAD) Home and Community Based Services Conference, Baltimore, MD, August 27, 2019. Available online.

Weir Lakhmani, Erin, Alex Kruse, and Paul Precht. “Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans: Opportunities to Integrate Care and Improve Care Transitions.” Presentation at the National Association of States United for Aging and Disability (NASUAD) Home and Community Based Services Conference, Baltimore, MD, August 26, 2019. Available online.

Archibald, Nancy, Erin Weir Lakhmani, and Alex Kruse. “Working with Medicare: Update on State Contracting with D-SNPs: The Basics and Meeting New Federal Requirements for 2021.” Presented for the Integrated Care Resource Center. Webinar. July 9, 2019. Available online.

Archibald, Nancy, Danielle Chelminsky, Erin Weir Lakhmani, and Elizabeth Wood. “Making the Move from D-SNP to FIDE SNP: Market Trends and Issues to Consider.” Center for Health Care Strategies and Mathematica presentation at the Special Needs Plan Alliance Fall Forum, Washington, DC, April 8, 2019.

Archibald, Nancy, Erin Weir Lakhmani, and Michelle Herman Soper. “Working Toward Solutions for Integration: Updates from Guidance and Proposed Rules.” Center for Health Care Strategies and Mathematica Policy Research presentation at the Special Needs Plan Alliance Fall Forum, Washington, DC, October 18, 2018.

Weir Lakhmani, Erin, Tom von Sternberg, Susan McGeehan, Chad Corbett, Paul Fawson, Charlton Wilson, Tom Heiser, Gretchen Ulbee, Valerie Cooke, and John Barker. “Using Value Based Purchasing (VBP) Arrangements to Improve Coordination and Quality of Medicare and Medicaid Nursing Facility Benefits.” Presentation for the Integrated Care Resource Center, webinar, July 24, 2018. Available online.

Chelminsky, Danielle, and Erin Weir Lakhmani. “Working with Medicare. Medicare & Medicaid Nursing Facility Benefits: The Basics and Options for Improved Coordination and Quality.” Presented for the Integrated Care Resource Center, webinar, May 3, 2018. Available online.

Chelminsky, Danielle, Lauren Rava, Claire Postman, and Erin Weir Lakhmani. “Working with Medicare. Medicare 101 and 201: Key Issues for States.” Presented for the Integrated Care Resource Center, webinar, February 8, 2018. Available online.