Webinar: The Role of MCOs in Developing the Direct Care Workforce

On November 29, LTQA held a webinar on how health plans view their role in developing the direct care workforce and how they are collaborating with unions and other stakeholders to address this critical challenge. Speakers from 1199 SEIU, VNS Health, and Elevance Health discussed strategies to partner with health plans, evaluation results from a training program, and emerging promising … Read More

Webinar: Direct Care Workforce Solutions

Event Date: July 26, 2022 The long-term care sector is facing a crisis in the supply of direct care workers, worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. Increased need and demand for services in the home is fueling a workforce shortage, which is having a direct effect on the ability of those in need to access services and for organizations to deliver … Read More

Report and Webinar: Policy Recommendations for Congress to Advance New Supplemental Benefits in Medicare Advantage

Publication Date: May 2022 Based on several years of research tracking the initial implementation and progress of Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill (SSBCI) in Medicare Advantage, a new policy report from LTQA and ATI Advisory outlines three policy recommendations for Congress to advance supplemental benefits for Medicare beneficiaries with complex care needs. Broadly, these include modifying eligibility criteria … Read More

Webinar: The Future of New Supplemental Benefits in Medicare Advantage

Event Date: May 17, 2022 Speakers: Meena Seshamani, Director of Medicare , Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)Kali Peterson, Program Officer, The SCAN FoundationMary Kaschak, Chief Executive Officer, LTQA Panelist: Tyler Cromer, Principal, ATI AdvisoryKelly Cronin, Deputy Administrator, Center for Innovation and Partnership, Administration for Community LivingChristine Aguiar Lynch, Vice President of Medicare and Managed Long-Term Services and Supports, … Read More