ADvancing States Publications & Webinars

List of ADvancing States Publications & Webinars
Title Summary
Promising Practice Tip Sheet: Increasing ADRC Employees’ Awareness of Medicare “Help” Programs The purpose of this tip sheet is to provide promising practices to help agencies increase the number of Medicare Savings Program and Low Income Subsidy applications. This tip sheet features an ADRC in South Carolina that uses two different practices internally to ensure that all of their staff is aware of the income eligibility numbers for MSP and LIS programs.
Promising Practices Tip Sheet: Increasing Outreach by Building Partnerships The purpose of this tip sheet is to provide promising practices to help agencies increase the number of Medicare Savings Program and Low Income Subsidy applications.
An Overview and Anaylsis of the Affordable Care Act These documents are summaries of Key Provisions in the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (HR 3590) as amended by the “Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010” (HR 4872). They offer comprehensive charts with analyses and information about rulemaking from the Affordable Care Act.
Aging in America Infographic This infographic depicts the statistics on the increasing needs of Older Americans in the United States and also the lack of funding for these services.
Disability in America Infographic This infographic shows an overview of the current statistics pertaining to experiences of individuals with disabilities that are living in the United States.
Celebrating 50 Years with 50+ Fabulous Older People This year, the Older Americans Act (OAA) celebrates its 50th year—a golden jubilee for seniors and communities across the country. For this occasion, ADvancing States and Altarum Institute’s Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness (CECAI) honor outstanding older adults who both volunteer for and benefit from the law’s programs. This booklet highlights the myriad ways that seniors make the United States a great place in which to live, work, and grow old. Email for a hard copy.
2015 State of the States in Aging and Disabilities The results of the annual survey represent a snapshot of the current status of state government employees, the agencies that administer the programs, and the services that are provided. The 2015 survey revealed that states are continuing to address the same underlying challenges discussed in the previous reports.The report also includes summary tables that outline specific information about each individual state agency and LTSS program. Email to request a hard copy version.
Medicaid HCBS Settings Regulations and Adult Services This report details results of a survey administered to Adult Service providers to learn more about the locations, funding sources, and supports that these programs provide to seniors and people with disabilities. The report demonstrates how Adult Services include a wide array of services, including a combination of social and medical supports. ADvancing States is concerned that new CMS regulations may reduce the number of available providers in the Medicaid program.
The State of Senior Hunger in America 2013: An Annual Report This report provides an overview of the extent and distribution of food insecurity in 2013 among seniors, along with trends over the past decade using national and state-level data.The report finds senior hunger is on the rise, and in 2013, 15.5% of seniors (or 9.6 million) faced the threat of hunger. If you would like to request a hard copy version, please email Ali Diaz at
NCI-AD Consumer Survey Pilot Results This final report shares results from the 2014 pilot of the National Core Indicators-Aging and Disabilities (NCI-AD) Consumer Survey in Georgia, Minnesota, and Ohio. The results are sorted by state and funding source within the state. Since the goal of the pilot was not to compare these states, but instead to test and refine the NCI-AD Consumer Survey, the three states are not identified in the report; they are simply referred to as State 1, State 2, and State 3.