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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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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Tools to Accelerate Cross-Sector Partnership Development

Cross-sector partnerships can be a powerful way to improve health care for older adults and people living with disabilities—and they demonstrate the extraordinary potential that can result for both health care systems and hospitals. Yet, without the right tools and information, these partnerships can be difficult to build and sustain. As a part of the …

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Building and Financing Sustainable Partnerships between Health Care and Community-Based Organizations

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. In a newly released report that Meals on Wheels America prepared with Quantified Ventures, and supported by Nonprofit Finance Fund, Effective Partnerships Between Community-Based Organizations and Healthcare: A Possible Path to Sustainability, describes a first-in-kind attempt to develop a Pay for Success project between a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan and Meals …

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Contracting with Health Plans: Why Working With Health Plans and Payers Is Vital to the Independent Living Movement

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. This webinar will inform CILs (Centers for Independent Living) and other CBOs (Community-Based Organizations) about partnering with health plans and payers and how it can help to diversify the funding and building of self-sustaining programs. The presenters have first-hand knowledge of how working with health plans and payers provides an …

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Building Age-Friendly Health Systems, One Community at a Time

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. In America’s current health system, older adults regularly experience inappropriate care and a lack of attention to their wishes. To address this problem, The John A. Hartford Foundation and its partners are implementing the Age-Friendly Health Systems (AFHS) initiative. An Age-Friendly Health System is one in which every older adult receives the …

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How Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley Replicates Its Cross-Sector Partnership Successes

In this Success Story learn how Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley (ESMV) created innovative change through their mission focused culture of service by cultivating partnerships across health and social sectors. Their cross-sector partnership model not only reduced health care costs, but improved the health outcomes of the older adults and disability community they serve …

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How CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions Uses Data to Activate Services Faster and Deliver Value in Health Care Partnerships

In this Success Story learn how CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions (CICOA), an Indiana-based Area Agency on Aging, improved health outcomes and incentivized health care partnerships through a data-centric approach. Read the Partnership Profile Success Story to learn more about how CICOA’s work creating happier, healthier community members and satisfied health care partners. Partnership Profile: CICOA …

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What Can a CBO Do to Enhance a Hospital’s Performance?

We all know that cross-sector partnerships are an effective strategy for addressing social determinants of health and improving the health and well-being of older adults and people with disabilities. They can also improve operational and financial performance for hospitals and health systems. These partnerships create new opportunities, but only if CBOs position themselves as offering …

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