G. Lawrence Atkins, Executive Director of Long-Term Quality Alliance, presented findings from 10 case studies of exemplar programs that integrate long-term services and supports (LTSS) with medical care at the 2016 Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting. Slides from his presentation are available here.
To kick off National Family Caregivers Month, the AARP Public Policy Institute has issued the first major research report on family caregivers’ needs within the emerging field of managed long-term services and supports (LTSS). The authors find that while family caregiver supports are still uncommon in managed LTSS, managed care contracts can lead the way in standardizing a person- and … Read More
In September 2016, the National Quality Forum released The Quality in Home and Community-Based Services to Support Community Living: Addressing Gaps in Performance Measurement report. This report identifies important elements of a conceptual framework for the quality measurement of home and community-based services (HCBS), as well as characteristics of quality HCBS. It also includes recommendations for the advancement of HCBS quality measurement.
The Long-Term Quality Alliance is pleased to announce the publication of five new case studies of exemplar programs that integrate long-term services and supports (LTSS) with medical care. This latest round of case studies included the following exemplar programs: Erickson Living HealthPartners Inland Empire Health Plan Sunflower Health Plan WellMed These new case studies follow a first set of five case … Read More