Medicare Advantage Learning Collaborative Information Webinar

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Interested in learning about how to partner and contract with Medicare Advantage plans to provide home and community-based services and supports? Join the Aging and Disability Business Institute and the National Council on Aging for a webinar for organizations interested in applying to be part of the 2020 Medicare Advantage Learning …

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Using Medicare Physician Billing Codes to Support CBO Partnerships & Address SDOH

REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR HERE. Partners in Care Foundation secured a partnership with a local medical provider to develop a model of transitional care management and chronic care management focusing on addressing the Social Determinants of Health for the target population. The group received grant funding to develop and implement a model for delivering transitional …

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NCOA Releases New Resource to Help You Achieve Medicare Reimbursement for Your Diabetes Self-Management Program

  The Challenge Definitions Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Services. The term used in the 2017 National Standards for DSMES to refer to the ongoing process of supporting individuals with diabetes to increase their knowledge, skills and ability for self-care. Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP). The term used for the six-week group Diabetes Self-Management Education …

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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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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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NCOA’s Roadmap to Community Integrated Health Care

The National Council on Aging’s (NCOA) Center for Healthy Aging is honored to serve as a partner with n4a’s Aging & Disability Business Institute (Business Institute) and contribute the important work of assisting community-based organizations (CBOs) to successfully adapt to a changing health care environment, enhance their organizational capacity, and capitalize on emerging opportunities to diversify funding. …

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Medicare Star Rating System Webinar

Register for the Webinar HERE   In this session, you will learn about the Medicare Star Rating System, which is used to measure how Medicare Advantage (MA) plans perform across five main categories. By gathering information about plans in your market, you can determine how to promote your programs and services to address their “pain points” …

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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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Understanding and Promoting the Value of Chronic Care Management Services

THIS WEBINAR HAS PASSED. TO ACCESS THE SLIDES AND RECORDING, CLICK HERE During this webinar, sponsored by Qualis Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) experts discuss the benefits of providing Chronic Care Management (CCM) services and changes for CCM in the Physician Fee Schedule final rule. A new outreach and education campaign from …

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