Conference Proceedings Now Available

Proceedings from LTQA’s 4th Annual Conference, “Integrating LTSS from a Person’s Perspective–Across Time and Setting,” are now available. Read it by clicking  here , or by visiting our publications page. Additional materials, including presentations and the conference agenda, can be found here.

LTQA Presentation at LeadingAge Conference

LeadingAge Annual Conference October 19-22 Nashville, TN LTQA presented “LTQA: A Clearinghouse for Models of Care,” highlighting innovations in person-centered LTSS delivery and integration. Presentations from the panelists are below. Larry Atkins, Director, LTQA Kathryn Lawler, Manager of Aging and Health Resources, Atlanta Regional Council Lois Simon, President, Commonwealth Care Alliance

4th Annual Conference Materials Now Available

Slide presentations, agenda, and additional materials from LTQA’s 4th Annual Conference, “Integrating LTSS from a Person’s Perspective–Across Time and Setting” are available below. Final Conference Agenda Nancy Thaler: To Be Person and Family-Centered Panel 2: LTSS Integration in Health Plans and Health Systems Panel 3: Measuring Success Panel 4: Scaling up Success Standardized Interoperable Information Slides Handout HL7 Jan 2014 … Read More

Proceedings from LTQA’s 3rd Annual Meeting

Conference Proceedings from LTQA’s 3rd Annual Meeting, “Building Bridges across the Continuum to Achieve Person-Centered Care,” are now available. Attendees from around the U.S. came together to share best practices and broaden their knowledge of innovative approaches in delivering and financing long-term services and supports, and to discuss  Blending medical and long-term services and supports; Managing and optimizing the costs … Read More

Improving Medicare’s Post Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Hill Briefing Materials

On June 23, the National Coalition on Health Care and Long Term Quality Alliance convened for a briefing on the Improving Medicare’s Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act. Participants discussed the importance of standardizing data in post-acute settings. The IMPACT Act would lay the foundation for comparing quality across settings, improving discharge planning, and modernizing post-acute care payments by requiring post-acute … Read More

LTQA Roundtable: Charting a Path Forward for Uniform Assessment of LTSS Needs

On May 5th and May 6th at the Brookings Institution, LTQA convened a Roundtable, sponsored by the SCAN Foundation, to discuss “Charting a Path Forward for Uniform Assessment of LTSS Needs.” The purpose of the Roundtable was to achieve expert consensus around core domains, concepts and items in assessment instruments, and to develop a concrete plan for moving standardization forward. 

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LTQA-NCHC Hill Briefing

On April 24th, LTQA cosponsored a briefing on Capitol Hill with the National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC) on “Integrating Medical Care, Behavioral Health and Long-Term Services and Supports: Finding a Path Toward Sustainability.” The briefing offered practical examples of the kind of LTSS service delivery system envisioned in the recommendations of the recent Commission on Long-Term Care: a person- … Read More