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Special Needs Plan (SNP)

A Medicare Advantage coordinated care plan which offers targeted care and limited enrollment to special needs individuals. A special needs individual can include a person in an institution, who is eligible for an Institutional Needs Plan (iSNP); an individual who is “dual eligible” and qualifies for a Special Needs Plan (DSNP) and enrolled in Medicaid and Medicare; and a person with a severe or disabling chronic condition as specified by CMS.