New Resource Helps Centers for Independent Living Prepare for Contracting with Health Care Entities

Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and other community-based organizations (CBOs) have a prime opportunity to develop new contracts with health care providers and payers, including health plans, as these organizations seek to engage with CBOs for their expertise in improving services to and outcomes of clients. The roots that CILs have in consumer direction can …

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Improve Quality: Improve Relationships

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. United Disabilities Services (UDS) provides direct services to over 5000 clients annually with a network of programs that are designed to foster independence, self-sufficiency, and community integration. Their Home and Community Based (HCBS) service coordination department provides services to approximately 2,000 clients annually and recently achieved NCQA Case Management LTSS …

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Innovations in Member Engagement in Rural Areas

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. In 2013, 27 percent of individuals who received coverage through both Medicare and Medicaid lived in a rural area. Dually eligible beneficiaries living in rural areas often contend with distance and transportation barriers, a shortage of primary care providers, and limited access to specialty care. As such, health plans serving …

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A Right-Minded Partnership Focuses on Healing in Community

This Aging and Disability Business Institute article highlights the enduring relationship between Senior’s Resource Center (SRC) and the Lutheran Medical Center. These Denver, Colo. based centers initiated a pilot partnership that sought out to help older adults suffering from chronic heart failure, avoid hospital readmissions, and to transition successfully back to their communities. The pilot …

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Working Together To Build A Network: MCO and CBO Collaboration in Arizona

REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR HERE   In the elusive quest to achieve the Triple Aim of improved care, better health and lower costs, it is becoming increasingly evident that strategic partnerships between the healthcare sector and community-based organizations (CBO) are an especially promising practice that can move the needle on care and cost challenges. In …

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Ohio AAA Reveals Lessons Learned From Decades of Managed Care

Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities, a private, nonprofit Area Agency on Aging (AAA) serving northeastern Ohio, is a vanguard organization in the movement amongst CBOs to partner with the health care sector to improve the care and quality of life for older adults and individuals with disabilities, and save the system …

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What CBOs Need to Know: Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS)

THIS WEBINAR HAS PASSED. TO ACCESS THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS, CLICK HERE As a Community Based Organization (CBO)*, your mission is rooted in supporting people with disabilities and/or older adults to have vibrant and meaningful lives in their community. Part of fulfilling that mission is staying up to date on efforts to move toward greater integrated …

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