Lessons Learned from the n4a Health IT Learning Collaborative

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. This webinar will highlight the work done during the n4a Health IT learning collaborative, which was brought together to help CBOs building their IT capacity to contract with healthcare partners. It will describe the successes and challenges participants experienced in their efforts to search for and determine the type of IT …

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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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Contracting Dos and Don’ts

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. This webinar addresses basic considerations for healthcare contracting. Presenter, Paul Cantrell will cover the general Who, What, Where, When, and Hows of contracting with healthcare payers, including these key issues: basic contract provisions, negotiation considerations, non-disclosure and privacy, basic pricing considerations, insurance, volume, exclusivity and noncompete provisions; geography, data, quality and …

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Enhancing Partnerships to Address the Social Determinants of Health

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. The Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) has partnered with Coordinated Care Alliance (CCA) on an initiative that brings together healthcare entities and community-based organizations (CBO) to enhance their collaboration. This partnership has moved the needle when it comes to addressing social determinants of health in the community, and thus meeting …

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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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New Opportunities for Community-based Organizations: Supplemental Benefit Flexibilities and Medicare Advantage

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. The CHRONIC Care Act, implemented through the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, has provided Medicare Advantage (MA) plans several flexibilities related to offering a more expansive set of supplemental benefits know as Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill (SSBCI). During this webinar, participants will learn about these new benefits and hear …

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Hospital Without Walls: New Opportunities for CBOs

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued new rules and waivers of federal requirements to ensure that local hospitals and health systems have the capacity to absorb and effectively manage potential surges of COVID-19 patients. These newly introduced flexibilities permit hospitals and health care systems to act as local …

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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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Taking the Pulse of an Evolving Field: Share Your Experiences with Health Care Contracting

The Aging and Disability Business Institute wants to hear from you! In partnership with Scripps Gerontology Center of Excellence at Miami University, the Business Institute has launched a survey seeking information from aging and disability CBOs on how they are partnering and contracting with health care entities in a rapidly evolving market. By responding to …

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PACE Opportunities for Area Agencies on Aging

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. This webinar will discuss the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) and opportunities for Area Agencies on Aging to develop or partner with a PACE organization. The webinar will review the PACE care model, the population served, payment and growth opportunities. It will present a case study of a …

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