Highlights opportunities for long-term care providers to leverage federal and state flexibilities to adopt new ways of delivering services to older adults and people with complex needs, as well as addressing barriers to care created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Details the proactive approach of Cambridge Health Alliance, a public ambulatory care and hospital system in the Boston area, to initiate goals of care conversations with high-risk patients in their respiratory clinic.
Explores opportunities for Medicare Advantage plans to provide non-medical supplemental benefits during COVID-19 — including in-home supports, meal and grocery deliveries, home modifications, and transitional supports — to help Medicare beneficiaries shelter at home.
Melanie Bella, former director of the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, explores implications of COVID-19 to influence the future landscape for integrating Medicare and Medicaid services.
When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, One Community Health partnered with OCHIN to rapidly transform its care delivery model, implementing new virtual care tools to safely and effectively serve vulnerable patients with complex needs through the pandemic and beyond.
Features a conversation with Lori Tishler, senior vice president of medical services at Commonwealth Care Alliance, who shares how CCA is rethinking its day-to-day practice to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Caroline Morgan Berchuck, MD, describes a promising new complex care hospitalist model that aims to address this fragmentation and support people with complex needs in realizing better health outcomes.
Dr. Neglia and The Holston Medical Group have established a unique program that cares for acutely ill patients in an ambulatory setting even though their illnesses would qualify for an inpatient hospitalization.
A new care delivery model of providing hospital-level services in the home (sometimes referred to as “home hospitalization” or “hospital at home”) has been launching with pilots at a number of health systems nationally.
Four key interventions are essential to create an age-friendly system of care. If care providers consistently do these four things for every older adult, every time, across care settings, we believe we will save lives and avoid harm.