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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
Partnership Profile, Success Stories July 19, 2018 Serving Veterans through Collaboration A Veteran-Directed Home & Community-Based Services Program This Aging and Disability Business Institute Success Story provides an overview of the structure and history of the partnership, discusses the ... Read More
Build Your Network, Understand the Landscape July 18, 2018 Minnesota/South Dakota Veteran Directed Home and Community Based Services Program–A long standing partnership   In this new era of value-based care, which places an increasing emphasis on person-centered service delivery and interdisciplinary care ... Read More
Understand the Landscape June 28, 2018 Building Partnerships with Primary Care to Become a Hub for Service Delivery for Older Adults in Our Community This blog entry describes a care model that community-based organizations (CBOs) working as part of the Aging Network can implement when partner... Read More
Build Your Network June 7, 2018 Virginia AAA Enables Veterans to Thrive Independently within Own Homes Independence…it’s something we have all been striving for since childhood. “I can do it by myself.” “I don’t need any help.” We may have spoken ... Read More
Understand the Landscape April 18, 2018 Medicare Advantage Policy Spotlight Two new policy actions open the door for partnerships between Medicare Advantage (MA) plans and community-based organizations (CBOs). These chan... Read More
Success Stories April 13, 2018 Colorado Springs: The Independence Center’s Veteran in Charge Program Innovation in integrated care is happening everywhere. From hospitals to health plans, doctors’ offices to outpatient clinics, traditional healt... Read More
Understand the Landscape April 5, 2018 National Academy of Medicine Explores Integration of Social and Health Services The National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Care Culture and Decision-Making Innovation Collaborative (CCDmIC) recently brought together leading e... Read More
Success Stories April 5, 2018 Innovative Thinking that Successfully Meets Payers Needs This Aging and Disability Business Institute resource features the multi-payer approach to health care contracting implemented by Partners in Ca... Read More
Define Your Value, Understand the Landscape March 9, 2018 Returns Worth the Investment Most of us spend our time, money and other resources on \"things\" that we find worthwhile. Whether those \"things\" are material purchases or ... Read More
Understand the Landscape February 22, 2018 Improving Care of Older Adults in Patient-Centered Medical Homes A new article in the Public Policy and Aging Report highlights the important role of social determinants of health, as well as community-based o... Read More
Define Your Value, Evaluate Contracts, Get Started, Understand the Landscape February 15, 2018 Health Care And Community-Based Organizations Have Finally Begun Partnering To Integrate Health And Long-Term Care This blog was originally published by Health Affairs on February 2, 2018. Community-based organizations such as area agencies on aging (AAAs... Read More