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Understand the Landscape April 20, 2021 Supporting Vaccination: The Role of AAAs in COVID-19 Community Resilience The COVID-19 crisis has had far-reaching effects on nearly every dimension of how we live and work in our communities. While federal, state and loc... Read More
Get Started February 23, 2021 Lessons Learned from the Trailblazers Learning Collaborative: Steps to Getting Started on Health Care Contracting The Aging and Disability Business Institute’s Trailblazers Learning Collaborative (TLC) brought together advanced aging and disability community-ba... Read More
Get Started February 9, 2021 The Role of Strategic Thinking in Preparing for Health Care Contracting Aging and disability community-based organizations (CBOs) can find tremendous opportunities to address the social determinants of health (SDOH) thr... Read More
Understand the Landscape December 7, 2020 Build vs. Buy: Addressing Health Care Questions in Your Value Proposition Over the last several years there has been a drive toward the integration of health care and social services, including long-term services and su... Read More
Understand the Landscape December 7, 2020 Changes to Medicare Advantage Reinforce the Role of CBOs in Supplemental Benefits A final rule published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) earlier this year has implications for aging and disability comm... Read More
Success Stories June 19, 2020 Past Recipients of The John A. Hartford Foundation Business Innovation Award Each year, The John A. Hartford Foundation Business Innovation Award recognizes the successes of community-based organizations (CBOs) that are pa... Read More
Partnership Profile, Success Stories January 14, 2020 Navigating Obstacles in Cross-Sector Partnership Development: The Camarillo Health Care District Story In this Partnership Profile, learn how the Camarillo Health Care District, one of the two runners-up for The John A. Hartford Foundation 2019 Busin... Read More
Build Your Network, Get Started, Understand the Landscape October 2, 2019 Building a Foundation for Health Care and Community-Based Organizations Partnerships In recent years, the impact of the social determinants of health on an individual’s health and well-being has moved to the forefront of attention f... Read More
Build Your Network, Define Your Value, Get Started September 20, 2019 Tools to Accelerate Cross-Sector Partnership Development Cross-sector partnerships can be a powerful way to improve health care for older adults and people living with disabilities—and they demonstrate... Read More
Get Started, Understand the Landscape September 2, 2019 NCOA Releases New Resource to Help You Achieve Medicare Reimbursement for Your Diabetes Self-Management Program   The Challenge   Definitions   Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Services. The term used ... Read More
Partnership Profile, Success Stories August 13, 2019 How Partners in Care Foundation Leverages a Large-Scale CBO Network to Improve Health Outcomes for One of California’s Largest Health Plans In this Success Story, learn how the Partners in Care Foundation (PICF) found success in partnering with California\'s health care sector and pione... Read More
Understand the Landscape July 28, 2019 2020 Final Call Letter Offers Guidance and Structure for Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefits Recent policy changes indicate a growing recognition that factors called the social determinants of health (SDOH) can play a significant role in an... Read More
Partnership Profile, Success Stories February 28, 2019 How the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio Balances Cross-Sector Relationship Development with Smart Business Decision-Making In this Success Story learn how Council on Aging (COA) of Southwestern Ohio creates mutually-beneficial partnerships based on sound business de... Read More
Partnership Profile, Success Stories February 28, 2019 How the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging Is Building Demand for Cross-Sector Partnerships in Their Community In this Success Story, Boulder County Area Agency on Aging (BCAAA) shares their long-term commitment to building up their service infrastructur... Read More
Define Your Value, Get Started February 28, 2019 Building Age-Friendly Health Systems When Susan Shelton’s 99-year old father, Chet, was a patient at the Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), he received care that was tailored specific... Read More
Partnership Profile, Success Stories January 24, 2019 How Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley Replicates Its Cross-Sector Partnership Successes In this Success Story learn how Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley (ESMV) created innovative change through their mission focused culture of se... Read More
Partnership Profile, Success Stories January 24, 2019 How CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions Uses Data to Activate Services Faster and Deliver Value in Health Care Partnerships In this Success Story learn how CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions (CICOA), an Indiana-based Area Agency on Aging, improved health outcomes and in... Read More
Understand the Landscape December 20, 2018 What Can a CBO Do to Enhance a Hospital’s Performance? We all know that cross-sector partnerships are an effective strategy for addressing social determinants of health and improving the health and we... Read More
Get Started, Understand the Landscape December 6, 2018 New Resource Helps Centers for Independent Living Prepare for Contracting with Health Care Entities Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and other community-based organizations (CBOs) have a prime opportunity to develop new contracts with health ... Read More
Get Started, Understand the Landscape November 19, 2018 The Base Case: An HIT Funding Opportunity for Area Agencies on Aging   Despite a surging population of adults age 60 and older in the United States and increasing pressure for more integrated health and soci... Read More
Success Stories October 25, 2018 Making the Case For Health- Related Services as a Key Component of Health Care Contracting with health care organizations requires Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and other community-based organizations (CBOs) to move from s... Read More
Build Your Network, Understand the Landscape October 11, 2018 Aging and Disability Business Institute Selects Participants for Health Information Technology Learning Collaborative We are excited to announce that we have selected ten community-based organizations and networks that will take part in a Health Information Tech... Read More
Build Your Network, Define Your Value September 28, 2018 Preparing Community-Based Organization Leadership Teams to Tackle Health Information Technology (HIT) Challenges From enhanced interactions with older adults and their caregivers to sharing data via health information exchanges, technology is changing how c... Read More
Build Your Network, Evaluate Contracts, Get Started, Understand the Landscape August 13, 2018 Paving the Way Towards Sustainable Healthy Communities Last month, the National Council on Aging’s (NCOA) Center for Healthy Aging brought together state and local agencies, community-based organiza... Read More
Define Your Value, Understand the Landscape July 31, 2018 Ensuring Health Systems Become Age-Friendly   An exciting, long-overdue and much-needed movement is underway to close current gaps and failures in health care for older adults so that i... Read More