ACL has awarded a supplemental grant for $70,000 to the National Ombudsman Resource Center (NORC) to address two critical issues in long-term care facility settings, involuntary discharges and opioids.

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 15:21
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New Medicare Advantage rules now allow insurers additional flexibility to offer long-term services and supports (LTSS) as supplemental benefits, and to target these benefits to certain enrollees. The following checklist provides top considerations for LTSS providers in California who are interested in engaging with insurers around the design and offering of these new benefits.

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 15:04

The Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation at Community Catalyst has created two resources that offer important lessons for anyone using the hospital community benefit to improve community health.

Learn how to:

• Interact more effectively with health systems and hospital staff

• Explore practical opportunities for new funding

• Achieve better health for your community.

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 14:37

Early in October 2018, the Bipartisan Policy Center released the first of two reports chronicling serious illness care. This report covers evidence-based recommendations on Medicare reimbursement and telehealth services. Services like home-delivered meals, minor home modification and in-home telehealth have proven effective in improving quality of care and lowering costs, but generally aren’t covered by Medicare.

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 14:28

As the health care landscape changes, community providers (of all types) are finding that there is a need to adapt to the changing environment and explore new opportunities for engaging health care providers and payers in partnerships. This readiness assessment tool guides your organization through the process of successfully preparing for, securing and maintaining partnerships with the health care sector, allowing your organization to assess the current readiness of your organization, while also providing a framework and resources for navigating the process successfully.

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 13:54
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The resources was produced by the Aging and Disability Business Institute as part of our continued commitment to provide community-based organizations (CBOs) with tools and resources they can use to successfully adapt to a changing health care environment, enhance organizational capacity and capitalize on emerging opportunities to diversify funding.

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 13:52
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ACL has awarded grants to 10 states to quantify the “return on investment” associated with streamlining access to long-term services and supports that allow older adults and people with disabilities to live independently in the community. The nearly $1.2 million per grantee over two years will help demonstrate the impact of

Puerto Rico

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