The Evolution of CBO Contracts with Health Care Organizations: 2018 RFI Survey Results

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Join the Business Institute and the Scripps Gerontology Center for the release of brand-new data on contracting between community-based organizations (CBOs) and health care entities. Last year, the Business Institute’s Request for Information (RFI) survey found that aging and disability CBOs across the country are partnering with health care payers and …

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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 social services systems, the Aging Network faces significant challenges in accessing the necessary information technology (IT) infrastructure to achieve this integration. In 2009, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health …

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Health Information Technology Privacy and Security for Organizational Leaders

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. This webinar is designed for healthcare organization leaders to provide information on Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations for Privacy and Security of Protected Health Information. Participants in this web seminar will be able to: Understand an overview of HIPPA with regard to Protected Health Information Privacy, Security, and …

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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 partnering with local primary care providers.   The last decade has seen health systems move toward payment reforms that incentivize outcomes. There has also been a substantial growth in Medicaid managed care across the …

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Aging and Disability Business Institute Launches New Request for Information Survey on CBO-Health Care Partnerships

With your help, we learned in our 2017 Request for Information Survey that aging and disability community-based organizations (CBOs) * across the country are partnering with health care payers and providers to address social and behavioral determinants of health. With our partners at Scripps Gerontology Center, we reported our findings in a brief report and …

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Medicare Advantage Policy Spotlight

Two new policy actions open the door for partnerships between Medicare Advantage (MA) plans and community-based organizations (CBOs). These changes, which expand the flexibility of MA plans to target supplementary benefits to beneficiaries, are detailed in the Business Institute’s new Policy Spotlight. The Policy Spotlight summarizes the new opportunities for CBOs made possible by the …

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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 experts to discuss an issue that is rapidly gaining traction as a powerful new direction in American health care: the integration of clinical and social services to meet the goals and needs of individuals coping with complex care …

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