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-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

Direct Care Alliance to Host Congressional Briefing

The Direct Care Alliance will host a Congressional briefing this Thursday, June 16, 2011 from 10:00-11:12 AM in 2103 Rayburn.  The topic of this briefing is Supporting America’s Home Care Workers.  The featured speakers for this briefing include: Rep. Linda Sanchez, Co- Chair, House Labor & Working Families Caucus Rep. Michael Michaud, Co-Chair, House Labor & Working Families Caucus (Invited)  Rep. … Read More

Community Coalitions: Pursuing Better Quality Health Care One Locality at a Time

The Alliance for Health Reform and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are sponsoring a luncheon briefing being held on Friday, April 15th from 12:15 PM to 2 PM. Panelists will be: Robert Graham, National program director, Aligning Forces for Quality; Carolyn Clancy, AHRQ; Jim Chase, Minnesota Community Measurement; and David Kendrick, Greater Tulsa Health Access Network. Anne Weiss of the Robert Wood Johnson … Read More