Introducing the How to Guide for Marketing CIL Services to Health Plans and Payers

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. This webinar introduces the “How-To Guide for Marketing CIL Services to Health Plans and Payers” to boards of directors, executives and other leaders of centers for independent living (CIL) to help CILs establish working relationships with health plans and payers. The guide was developed by ILRU (Independent Living Research Utilization) …

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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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Making the Case For Health- Related Services as a Key Component of Health Care

Contracting with health care organizations requires Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and other community-based organizations (CBOs) to move from service-based reporting to alignment with clinical outcomes and, ultimately, to demonstrate lower health care costs, via reduced hospital readmission rates or other measurements. Providing individuals with person-centered options counseling and assessments, and connecting people with services …

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Understanding the Incentives and Strategies for Health Systems to Engage in Cross-Sector Partnerships

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Cross-sector partnerships between healthcare and community-based organizations (CBO) continue to show promise as an effective strategy for improving the population’s health and well-being. Increasingly, hospitals and health systems recognize such partnerships as a strategy for addressing operational, clinical and financial challenges. This web seminar will explore how health systems approach cross-sector …

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Serving Veterans through Collaboration A Veteran-Directed Home & Community-Based Services Program

This Aging and Disability Business Institute Success Story provides an overview of the structure and history of the partnership, discusses the nuts and bolts of the operations and the role of each partner, and describes lessons learned. The insights provided demonstrate how AAAs and CILs can partner to provide VD-HCBS. Read the Success Story to …

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Minnesota/South Dakota Veteran Directed Home and Community Based Services Program – A long standing partnership

  In this new era of value-based care, which places an increasing emphasis on person-centered service delivery and interdisciplinary care teams, community-based organizations (CBOs) in the Aging and Disability Networks can come together to leverage strengths and serve as strong partners to health care entities’ integrated care programs. An example of this kind of synergy …

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Building Partnerships with Primary Care to Become a Hub for Service Delivery for Older Adults in Our Community

This blog entry describes a care model that community-based organizations (CBOs) working as part of the Aging Network can implement when partnering with local primary care providers.   The last decade has seen health systems move toward payment reforms that incentivize outcomes. There has also been a substantial growth in Medicaid managed care across the …

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Aging and Disability Business Institute Launches New Request for Information Survey on CBO-Health Care Partnerships

With your help, we learned in our 2017 Request for Information Survey that aging and disability community-based organizations (CBOs) * across the country are partnering with health care payers and providers to address social and behavioral determinants of health. With our partners at Scripps Gerontology Center, we reported our findings in a brief report and …

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Nominations for The John A. Hartford Foundation 2018 Business Innovation Award Open until June 11!

There is growing evidence showing that the majority of health care costs are driven by factors outside of the clinical environment, including the social determinants of health—such as food security, housing instability and quality, and utility and transportation access. Additional evidence shows that functional limitations are associated with higher Medicare costs. Together, these factors have created new incentives …

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