White Paper: Preventable Hospitalizations

The Long-Term Quality Alliance (LTQA) today released a white paper that reveals that although the decision to go to the hospital is often made in long-term services and supports settings, there are no available validated measures to help long-term care organizations determine what is a preventable hospitalization. The paper makes recommendations for how Medicare, Medicaid, private payers and the long-term … Read More

Summary of the CCTP and a taxonomy on Care Transitions

Dr. Joanne Lynn graciously provided the following summaries of the Community-Based Care Transitions Program (Section 3026) and CMS’s 10th Scope of Work for the Quality Improvement Organizations. Learning Topics for Care Transitions About the QIO contract for the 10th SOW About the CCTP