CMS Announces New GUIDE Model to Support People Living with Dementia and Their Caregivers

By , and on October 31, 2023

To support people living with dementia and their unpaid caregivers, the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced the Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model, a new, voluntary and nationwide test model designed specifically for these two rapidly growing demographic groups. The model will offer care coordination and care management for individuals living with dementia and provide education, support and respite services for their caregivers.

The GUIDE model will launch on July 1, 2024.

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