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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Participants Chosen for Medicare Advantage and Network Operations Learning Collaboratives

Over the next six months, participants of the Medicare Advantage Learning Collaborative will be engaged in a curriculum that will provide them with knowledge and skills to pursue partnerships and contracts with Medicare Advantage plans for delivery of home and community-based services (HCBS). The Network Operations Learning Collaborative will, over the next six months, engage …

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Integrating Health and Social Care to Improve the Nation’s Health: An Interdisciplinary Committee’s Consensus Findings and Recommendations

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Consistent and compelling evidence demonstrates strong associations between social risk factors and health outcomes, leading to a growing number of healthcare payment and practice innovations related to identifying and addressing patients’ social needs, alongside traditional medical care—and often partnering with community-based organizations (CBO) to address individual and family needs. In 2018, …

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Aging and Disability Business Institute Learning Collaborative Capstone Meeting

The Aging and Disability Business Institute recently brought together participants from its three most recent learning collaboratives at an in-person meeting where they shared insights on their experiences and the knowledge they gained in the areas of health IT, new opportunities in Medicare Advantage and expanding their successful partnerships with health care. Held over the …

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Aging and Disability Business Institute Now Accepting Applications for 2020 Medicare Advantage Learning Collaborative

The Aging and Disability Business Institute at the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and the National Council on Aging are excited to announce a call for applications for aging and disability community-based organizations and networks to participate in a learning collaborative focused on building the knowledge and skills needed to successfully pursue …

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Building a Foundation for Health Care and Community-Based Organizations Partnerships

In recent years, the impact of the social determinants of health on an individual’s health and well-being has moved to the forefront of attention for many in the health care sector. The Social determinants of health include the social, economic and environmental factors that take place outside of typical health care settings and include access …

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