Getting Ready for the Second Wave of the Baby Boom: How CBOs can work with Medicare Advantage plans to serve Trailing-Edge Boomers

  As leaders of aging and disability organizations, you are well aware of a fact that many other industries have only recently become aware of: the Baby Boomers are aging – and there are millions of them. Many health plan leaders have also now started paying strategic attention to how this massive aging cohort is …

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The SCAN Foundation Linkage Lab: St.Paul’s Senior Services

Part of a six part series of Linkage Lab case studies developed by The SCAN Foundation, this Success Story showcases how St. Paul’s Senior Services (St. Paul’s) was able to strengthen its overall market position, implement an effective electronic health record (EHR) system, enhance community awareness of its Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) offerings, …

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The SCAN Foundation Linkage Lab: Silicon Valley Independent Living Center

Part of a six part series of Linkage Lab case studies developed by The SCAN Foundation, this Success Story showcases how Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (SVILC) was able to collaborate and subcontract with other community-based organizations (CBOs) to provide a niche offering to health care payers and providers. A cross-disability, intergenerational, multicultural disability justice …

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The SCAN Foundation Linkage Lab: The Camarillo Health Care District

Part of a six part series of Linkage Lab case studies developed by The SCAN Foundation, this Success Story highlights how the Camarillo Health Care District (the District) was able to successfully participate within a community-based organization (CBO) network to contract additional services to health care entities, including a national managed care organization. The District …

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The SCAN Foundation Linkage Lab: Bay Area Community Services

Part of a six part series of Linkage Lab case studies developed by The SCAN Foundation, this Success Story showcases the Bay Area Community Services’ (BACS) goal to achieve a meaningful partnership with the health care sector. Bay Area Community Services (BACS) in Oakland, CA serves both older adults and adults experiencing mental illness, substance …

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How Community-Based Organizations Contract and Receive Reimbursement for Home and Community-Based Services in Medicaid Arrangements – A Blueprint for Success

 THIS WEBINAR HAS PASSED. TO VIEW MATERIALS FROM THIS WEBINAR, CLICK HERE. Community-based organizations (CBOs) have a long history of supporting people with disabilities and older adults to live and thrive in the community, through a variety of funding structures. States are increasingly realizing the value of these organizations as providers and partners in their …

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Getting the Contract: Reimbursement for Evidence-based Programs

*Jennifer Raymond is the Director of the Massachusetts Healthy Living Center of Excellence, which is a partnership between Hebrew SeniorLife, an academic affiliate of Harvard Medical School and Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, an Area Agency on Aging in Northeast Massachusetts. As the availability of grant funding for community-based social services continues to diminish, innovative …

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CMS Webinar: Creating Partnerships to Address Non-Medical Needs of Medicaid Beneficiaries with Complex Care Needs and High Costs

 THIS WEBINAR HAS PASSED   This webinar will feature speakers from two states – Connecticut and Michigan – discussing strategies used in their state Medicaid programs to address the non-medical needs of Medicaid beneficiaries through linkages across state agencies and through connections with community-based organizations. The webinar is part of a series being put on …

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Boosting the Sustainability of Community-Based Organizations

Graphic representing the opportunities that CBOs play in health care delivery system reform

Our nation is in a time of change and transition when it comes to how health care services are delivered.  Increasingly, health care providers have been looking beyond traditional clinical services to address other social determinants of health that impact individuals’ health, well-being, health care quality, cost and quality of life. Rather than reinventing the …

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Virginia Finds Better Ways to Transition Patients from the Hospital to Their Homes

urse and elderly man spending time together in the home

*This blog is cross-posted on America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) blog HERE.  As part of its outreach to and collaboration with the health care community, the Aging and Disability Business Institute worked with AHIP to develop this blog and create a conference session on the Virginia AAA partnership described below for AHIP’s Conference on Dual …

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