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Policymakers are shifting liability for health and long-term care spending to providers and insurers. Local delivery systems are integrating care, breaking down traditional care silos, and building new partnerships to manage the needs of high cost populations.
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Invention Born of Necessity: The Provider-Led Medicare Advantage Plan
We analyzed one innovative provider’s readiness and ability to form and operate an I-SNP for its residents.
CHRONIC Care Act: Making the Case for Non-Medical Services and Supports in Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefits
We analyzed the impact of chronic conditions and activities of daily living on Medicare utilization in an effort to better understand high cost, high need populations that could benefit from new non-medical supplemental benefits.
Integrated Care in Seniors Housing That Meets the Triple Aim
To understand the impact of integrated care in seniors housing, we compared patient outcomes from residents of an innovative senior housing company to the patient outcomes of a similarly disabled and cognitively impaired Medicare population.
Enrollment, Environment, and Efficiency: How the New Perennial Consortium Checks the Boxes for I-SNP Readiness
Few would expect nursing homes and assisted living operators to be able or willing to manage health care risk for some of the highest-cost Medicare beneficiaries. Yet, earlier this month…read more
For frail older adults, an inpatient hospital stay can be destabilizing, often marking the beginning of a decline in functioning. For these folks and their families, the post-hospital…read more
In February 2018, the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act (CCA) was passed by Congress…read more
“If you’re thinking about being an I-SNP, why aren’t you thinking about being a bundled payment convener? It’s kind of the same—same capabilities, same objective and goal, which is to move farther up the food chain” Anne Tumlinson tells Skilled Nursing News.
Anne Tumlinson reflects on the widened scope of supplemental benefits Medicare Advantage plans can now offer, “CMS has done everything it possibly can, within the constraints of the statute, to make the supplemental benefit flexible and easy for plans to administer.”