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Lessons Learned from Health Management Associates Report on Medicaid Reimbursement for Evidence-Based Programs

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NCOA and Health Management Associates are hosting a webinar to discuss findings from their report on Medicaid reimbursement for evidence-based health promotion programs. This report identifies Medicaid authorities and financing mechanisms states have adopted to reimburse evidence-based health promotion programs, barriers to adoption, and promising practices in establishing reimbursable programs and approaches that may be replicated in other states and communities.

LTSS Policy Changes in Response to COVID-19

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NCLER is hosting a webinar to discuss recent changes relating to older adults, Medicaid, and long-term services and supports in response to COVID-19. This webinar will cover the ability to receive visitors in nursing facilities and other long-term care facilities, with a focus on recent federal guidance, as well as access to support persons in hospitals. Other topics include Medicaid changes to emergency eligibility protections, modifications to programs for home and community-based services, and vaccine distribution.

Practical Ethics for Protective Services

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The APS TARC is hosting a training for adult protective services and related disciplines on practical ethics. This workshop addresses ethical practice and policy decisions using teaching methodologies and content that take ethics from the dry theoretical to rich applications for all professionals. These decisions can range from concerns about whether to accept a gift that doesn’t have significant monetary value to deciding whether to leave someone at risk out of respect for their right to make autonomous decisions.

Providing Help, Restoring Hope: The U.S. Department of Justice National Elder Fraud Hotline

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Financial exploitation and fraudulent scams aimed at older adults result in the loss of billions of dollars every year. These crimes often go unreported because victims are scared, embarrassed, or don’t know who to call. The U.S. Department of Justice National Elder Fraud Hotline, managed by the Office for Victims of Crime, provides services to adults aged 60 and older who experience fraud and exploitation to help them report the crime and access appropriate resources.

2020 Newly Approved Evidence-Based Programs to Help Expand Your Programming and Reach

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NCOA is hosting a webinar that will provide an overview of three evidence-based programs that were recently approved for the Older Americans Act Title III-D evidence-based program pre-approved list.  Speakers will discuss outreach strategies to reach new clients and address diverse health needs. The featured programs include:

  • Mind Over Matter: Healthy Bowels, Healthy Bladder;
  • PREPARE for Your Care; and
  • REACH-Texas

This webinar will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. ET.

2020 Newly Approved Evidence-Based Programs to Help Expand Your Programming and Reach

Event Description: 

NCOA is hosting a webinar that will provide an overview of three evidence-based programs that were recently approved for the Older Americans Act Title III-D evidence-based program pre-approved list.  Speakers will discuss outreach strategies to reach new clients and address diverse health needs. The featured programs include:

  • Mind Over Matter: Healthy Bowels, Healthy Bladder;
  • PREPARE for Your Care; and
  • REACH-Texas

This webinar will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. ET.

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium

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The University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability is hosting a four-part virtual release of the Annual Disability Statistics Compendium. Expert panelists will present on the Compendium, Supplement, and State Report web-based tools which simplifies finding and using disability statistics for legislative advocates and other individuals who work in the disability field. The series topics include:

Medicaid Supports for Family Caregivers

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NASHP’s RAISE Family Caregiver Resource and Dissemination Center is hosting a webinar to discuss how family caregiving impacts state Medicaid programs and how Medicaid programs can potentially support family caregivers. NASHP will present findings from their research on Medicaid support for family caregivers and presenters will discuss innovative state policies and practices to support family caregivers. This webinar will also provide an update on the RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council.

Pain and Dementia: Approaches that Work - Cultural Competence & Health Disparities

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CaringKind is hosting a series of webinars discussing caring for individuals with dementia and pain. These four webinars will discuss different topics about pain and dementia such as why pain matters, organizing to treat pain, pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment approaches, and cultural competence and health disparities.
 
The fourth and final webinar in the series, Cultural Competence & Health Disparities, will be held on Tuesday, November 10 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET.

What’s New with Medicare in 2021

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NCOA’s Center for Benefit Access is hosting a webinar to provide an overview of the changes occurring in Medicare in 2021. Speakers will discuss the overall landscape of Medicare Advantage and Part D plans in the coming year, coverage expectations for beneficiaries, tips on how to help people maximize their Medicare savings, and current issues.

This webinar will be held on Friday, November 6 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.

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