CBO Partnership Opportunities with Medicare Advantage Plans

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. New policy changes expand the flexibility of Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to target a broad range of supplementary benefits to beneficiaries. As a result of these changes, CBOs have greater opportunities to contract with MA plans to provide services and supports that address the social and behavioral determinants of health. …

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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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Nutrition Services Program Outcomes Evaluation

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. ACL’s Nutrition Services Program (NSP) (provided through Title III-C under the Older Americans Act) provides access to nutritious meals, facilitates social contact, supports family caregivers, and helps older adults maintain their dignity in their homes and communities. In a continued effort to rebalance long-term care towards home- and community-based services, ACL has …

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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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Resources for Integrated Care Webinar: Person-Centered Approaches to Support People Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Person-centered care is consistent with the values, needs, and desires of individuals and is achieved when providers and health plans involve individuals in discussions and decisions. A person-centered approach to healthcare and community-based services has potential to improve the quality of care, reduce costs, and address social determinants of health to …

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Five Key Factors for Successful Health Care & CBO Partnerships

The increasing prevalence of value-based arrangements places providers at risk for not only cost, but also quality and outcomes. This movement from paying for activity to paying for results has forced providers in value-based arrangements to carefully consider factors such as cost, access, quality, care delivery efficacy and coordination throughout the entire continuum. With some …

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