Embracing the Culture of Accountability: How We Measure Success in Achieving Our Mission

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. With increased focus on social determinants, health care organizations now see the value in partnering with community agencies. These partnerships require organizational transformation. This presentation will explore the benefits of “embracing a culture of accountability,” where the work remains mission-driven, but data-informed. Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley has challenged …

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Strengthening Post-Acute Community Engagement

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. From home-delivered meals to cleaning and legal assistance, reliable and timely home- and community-based services are critical to supporting older adults living in the community and their caregivers, particularly during care transitions. Join the Center for Health and Social Care Integration (CHaSCI) for a webinar on strengthening community engagement after a …

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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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