LTQA at the National HCBS Conference (slides available)

LTQA Research Director Jennifer Windh and consultant Anne Tumlinson presented research findings at NASUAD’s 2017 HCBS Conference, taking place from August 28 to August 31, 2017. LTQA presented research from two projects: Integrated Care Management and Outcomes for Persons with I/DD (Wednesday, August 30, 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM) Speakers: Stephanie Rasmussen, Senior Director Medical Management, Sunflower Health Plan and … Read More

LTQA at the Alliance for Health Policy (Video available)

On Tuesday, July 18, LTQA’s Executive Director, Larry Atkins, spoke on the future of integrated care at the Alliance for Health Policy’s summit “Coordinated Care and Beyond: The Future of Chronic Care.” The half-day summit consisted of three panels, each focusing into a different aspect of health care for chronic conditions and incorporating the views of a diverse group of experts. Dr. Atkins participated … Read More

Report available from Future of LTSS Retreat Part II

Part II: Beyond Duals – Report now available  On May 4, 2017, LTQA held a second session of the Retreat to build on the priorities identified in the first meeting on March 8th, and to advance a vision of integrated care and a structure for federal and state financing that would promote high-quality, integrated models for those with LTSS need. The full report … Read More

Slides available from LTQA Forum on Integrating Physicians

In case you missed our panel discussion on physician engagement today, you can download the presenters’ presentations here. Dr. James Schuster, Chief Medical Officer for Integration, UPMC James Schuster Presentation June 8 2017 Dr. Stephen Nowicki, Enterprise Medical Director for Contracted Networks and Development, WellMed Stephen Nowicki WellMed Story June 8 2017 Dr. Todd A, Stivland, M.D., CEO, and Sarah … Read More

New Release: NASUAD and CHCS Report on the Value of Medicaid MLTSS

The National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD) in collaboration with the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) produced a new report, Demonstrating the Value of Medicaid MLTSS Programs, to begin to fill the gap in evidence to support the value of state MLTSS programs. States identified the following issues as important outcomes to pursue when implementing an … Read More

Meeting the Needs of Older Adults with LTSS Integration at ASA

On Tuesday, March 24, 2017, Jennifer Windh and Anne Tumlinson presented at the American Society on Aging’s Aging in America Conference in Chicago alongside Francine Pechnik, Vice President of Long Term Care at UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, and Amy Scribner, Division Director of Community Living Services at the Institute on Aging, around LTQA case studies of successful programs that integrate LTSS … Read More

Recording Available: LTQA Co-sponsored Caregiving Webinar with AcademyHealth’s LTSS Interest Group

On Tuesday, March 7, AcademyHealth’s Long-Term Services and Supports Interest Group with support from the Long-Term Quality Alliance hosted a free webinar on caregiving policy in the U.S. The recently released National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) report “Families Caring for an Aging America” highlights important policy recommendations for caregiving in the U.S. This webinar, “Putting Family Caregiving Policy … Read More