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Assessing Function is Key to Providing Person-Centered, High-Quality Care

In an ongoing article series brought to you by a collaboration between the Aging and Disability Business Institute and the American Society on Aging (ASA), the November- December 2018 issue of Aging Today features an article that offers on the role of functional assessment in person-centered care. Before care systems can be fully responsive to older adults who have complex needs, providers and payers must understand a person’s functional ability. Such knowledge serves to identify person-level needs for care planning; connect individuals to appropriate services; and plan at the population level to deploy resources effectively.

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Assessing Function is Key to Providing Person-Centered, High-Quality Care