New Resource Examines Key Considerations of Becoming a Medicare Fee-For-Service Provider

Aging and disability community-based organizations (CBOs) are well positioned to become Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) providers. Doing so can potentially increase a CBO’s sustainability, visibility—and its ability to impact health outcomes in the communities they serve. The Aging and Disability Business Institute’s new resource guide, Becoming a Medicare Fee-For-Service Provider: What CBOs Need to Know, explores …

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New Tools to Help Your CBO Research Health IT Platforms

Health information technology (IT) systems allow organizations with the ability to record, store, protect, retrieve and share administrative, clinical or financial information—and are key to supporting efficient service delivery and reporting needs required by health care entities. For aging and disability community-based organizations (CBOs), vetting and selecting the right Health IT platform can be a …

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Nominations Open for The John A. Hartford Foundation 2020 Business Innovation Award

The Aging and Disability Business Institute is now accepting nominations for The John A. Hartford Foundation 2020 Business Innovation Award. Now in its fifth year, The John A. Hartford Foundation Business Innovation Award celebrates the successes of aging and disability community-based organizations (CBOs) that are partnering and contracting with health care entities to reduce health …

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New Assessment Tools to Help Your Organization Prepare for Health Care Contracting

As aging and disability community-based organizations (CBOs) explore new opportunities to engage in health care contracting work, they must properly assess both their internal readiness and external environments. For years, the Business Institute’s Readiness Assessment tool has helped CBOs determine how prepared their organizations are for entering into contracts with health care entities. And now, …

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Contracting Dos & Don’ts – Part One of a New Multi-Part Contracting Toolkit

When health care entities contract with aging and disability community-based organizations (CBOs) to support the needs of older adults and persons with disabilities, they can help improve health outcomes and create cost savings. However, contracting with health care entities can prove challenging for many CBOs. As a result, the Aging and Disability Business Institute’s new …

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A View From the Field: Future Directions for Contracting Between Health Care and Community-Based Organizations

In June 2019, the Aging and Disability Business Institute convened a meeting of over 40 leaders from the Aging and Disability Networks, including government partners, private philanthropy, national organizations, Area Agencies on Aging and other community-based organizations (CBOs) that are leading the field in health care contracting. At the meeting, we collectively considered two key …

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More Time to Tell Us About Your Health Care Contracting Experience

We have always recognized the value of your time—especially now with the COVID-19 pandemic affecting all levels of the Aging Network. In response to increased demands on AAAs and community-based organizations (CBOs), the Aging and Disability Business Institute has extended the deadline to fill out our health care contracting survey. You now have until May …

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