A research and advisory services firm changing how businesses, communities, and public programs serve older adults
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.
A Turning Point in Medicare Policy
Together with The SCAN Foundation and The Long-Term Quality Alliance, we convened a working group of national experts on Medicare Advantage and long-term services and supports to develop principles to guide implementation and successful adoption of Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill.
Comparing the Characteristics and Experiences of Medicare Beneficiaries
We conducted original data analysis using the 2016 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey to compare traditional Medicare beneficiaries with those enrolled in private Medicare Advantage plans.
We convened more than 40 experts from academia, business, healthcare, nonprofit organizations, and government to identify immediate action areas to accelerate an optimal system of care for brain health.
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.
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.
Medicare Advantage plans can now offer a wide range of diverse benefits to address the needs of the aging population, through newly expanded supplemental benefits. This expansion…
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…
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…
Anne Tumlinson is interviewed by the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Gerontology Institute Director about Daughterhood, the online community she launched to support adults caring for aging parents.
In collaboration with the Long Term Quality Alliance, Anne Tumlinson dives into how new flexibility in Medicare Advantage through special supplemental benefits reflects a major turning point for Medicare policy.