Member Discussion: Demystifying the 2025 Medicare Advantage & Part D Proposed Rule: Implications for LTSS

Event Date: December 19, 1-2pm ET LTQA held a Member Discussion on December 19 on the 2025 Medicare Advantage & Part D Proposed Rule. The proposed rule focuses on several areas of importance to LTSS stakeholders, including dual-eligible special needs plans (D-SNPs), supplemental benefits, and behavioral health network adequacy. Mike Smith of Community Catalyst and Ann Mary Ferrie of VNS … Read More

Webinar: From Data to Action: Interpreting Quality Measures in AARP’s 2023 LTSS State Scorecard

Event Date: December 13, 1-2 pm ET Speakers: LTQA and AARP held a webinar that delved into how the data insights and promising practices in AARP’s recently released 2023 LTSS State Scorecard can drive strategic action to improve long-term services and supports (LTSS). With a focus on quality measurement in both HCBS and nursing home settings, this webinar explored the 20 new indicators included … Read More

Webinar: Advancing Equity through MLTSS Programs

Event Date: July 12, 2-3 pm ET On July 12, LTQA, ADvancing States, and Impact 120 held an interactive discussion on advancing equity in LTSS, based on the recently published issue brief. Many consumers who require LTSS through Medicaid experience barriers in achieving their highest quality of life, due to the intersectional impact of disability and age, when combined with race, ethnicity, … Read More

Member Roundtable: Medicaid Access Rule

Event Date: June 15, 1-2pm ET LTQA held a Member Roundtable on June 15 from 1-2pm ET focused on the Medicaid Access Rule. On May 3, 2023, CMS released a proposed rule to improve access to care, quality, and health outcomes, and better address health equity issues in the Medicaid program (“Medicaid Access Rule”). A substantive portion of this proposed rule focuses … Read More

Webinar: Congressional Briefing – What is Integrated Care?

Date: April 13, 2023 Speakers:Arielle Mir, Arnold VenturesAllison Rizer, ATI AdvisoryBrandon G. Wilson, Community CatalystErin Weir Lakhmani, MathematicaMary Kaschak, LTQA On April 13, LTQA hosted a bipartisan Congressional committee educational session on integrated care for dually eligible beneficiaries for Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means committee staff. This first of a two-part briefing series provided an overview of the … Read More

Webinar: A Deep Dive on In-Home Support Services, Caregiver Supports, and Social Needs Benefits: How Medicare Advantage Plans are Using These Benefits to Meaningfully Meet Members’ Needs

Event Date: March 13, 2023 Speakers: Narda Ipakchi, The SCAN FoundationJanice Gilmer-Gentry, BCBS KansasDavid Ruehle, Molina HealthcareChristina Wu, LTQABill Winfrey, ATI Advisory Several years into the implementation of nonmedical supplemental benefits in Medicare Advantage (MA), there is little understood about how plans are structuring and delivering these benefits to meaningfully meet members’ needs. To advance understanding of these benefits, LTQA … Read More

Member Roundtable: Demystifying the 2024 Medicare Advantage & Part D Proposed Rule Implications for LTSS (Members Only)

LTQA has long served as a “big table,” convening organizations to discuss policy issues around LTSS. In 2023, we will be holding quarterly member-only roundtables that highlight areas of specific relevance to our members around LTSS. We held our first member roundtable on the 2024 Medicare Advantage & Part D proposed rule. There has been a significant shift in Medicare … Read More