Developing Alternatives to Long-Term-Care Placement

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. In this webinar, the Institute on Aging (IOA) presenter Dustin Harper will describe its work in California to develop alternatives to long-term-care placement for older adults and individuals with disabilities. He will talk about IOA’s experience adapting a model of care originally developed with an Area Agency on Aging to multiple …

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Washington State’s Health Home Model: A Home-Based, Person-Centered Approach to Improving Health Outcomes

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. In response to nationwide efforts to better coordinate and manage service delivery to Medicaid recipients, the State of Washington initiated the Health Home Model of care coordination, which focuses on high-cost, at-risk Medicaid enrollees who have one or more chronic health conditions. These beneficiaries struggle with multiple issues, such as access …

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Caring, Cost-Saving and Credibility in the Commonwealth

Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries living in the Commonwealth of Virginia are receiving extraordinary (and convenient) care through a partnership model that has served thousands since its inception two years ago. This Aging Today article, highlights  the VAAACares (Virginia Area Agencies on Aging—Caring for the Commonwealth) program, which  provides comprehensive care coordination, care transitions and many other services …

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Addressing CBO Technology Challenges: Using HITECH Act Matching Funds to Facilitate Communication across Medical and Non-medical Medicaid Providers

THIS EVENT HAS PASSED. TO VIEW MATERIALS FROM THIS WEBINAR, CLICK HERE  In the brave new world of integrated medical and social services, one of the biggest obstacles to creating successful partnerships remains the difficulty many community-based organizations (CBOs) face in financing, building, and maintaining an interoperable IT system that can capture, analyze, and exchange …

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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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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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CMS Webinar: Hard-to-Reach Populations: Innovative Strategies to Engage People with Mental Health Conditions or Substance Use Disorders

 THIS WEBINAR HAS PASSED. TO ACCESS THE RECORDING AND THE SLIDES, CLICK HERE   This webinar, presented by the CMS Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO), in collaboration with The Lewin Group and Community Catalyst, is intended for staff of Medicare and Medicaid plans and Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans, providers serving individuals with mental health conditions or substance abuse …

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