LTSS Webinar - Dementia Initiatives and Resources from the International Association for Indigenous Aging

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This session will discuss the challenges of caregiving in Indian Country, showcase efforts of the International Association for Indigenous Aging (IA2) in the area of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and feature tribal aging resources from Association for Indigenous Aging.


Preserving Homeownership Series Part 3: Medicaid Estate Recovery

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Medicaid rules generally allow recipients to keep their primary home during their lifetime, however federal law requires state Medicaid programs to recover costs from estates of deceased recipients. Homeownership is one of the few ways low-income families are able to build wealth and yet the burdens of estate recovery fall disproportionately on marginalized communities.

Dementia Equity Programs in the Hispanic and LGBTQI+ Communities

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During this webinar participants will learn about dementia programs that focus on serving the needs of the Hispanic and LGBTQI+ communities, which historically have not received equitable care and support. Saul Juarez Aguilar will present information on various challenges to implementing new dementia initiatives in the Hispanic community and how collaboration continues to be an essential and powerful tool for promotion and sustainability.

Supporting Caregivers: Best practices for Medicaid and Medicare programs

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Millions of older adults and people with disabilities could not maintain their independence without the help of caregivers. When state agencies and health plans support the needs of caregivers, their members can live independently at home, reducing healthcare costs and avoiding premature institutionalization. In this webinar, leaders from Elevance Health and WellSky will build out these five best practices to serve Medicaid and Medicare members more effectively:

1.    Define roles of paid and unpaid caregivers to maximize outcomes

Population-Based Payments in Medicaid: Strengthening Provider Incentives to Transform Care

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Population-based payment (PBP) models are an advanced value-based payment approach that offers health care providers upfront, flexible payments. This webinar will highlight findings from an upcoming CHCS report on early lessons for using PBP models in Medicaid. It will feature a panel of officials from Colorado, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania who will share perspectives on designing and implementing Medicaid PBP models focused on primary care, total cost of care, and hospital care. 

EJCC Virtual Meeting

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The Elder Justice Coordinating Council's next bi-annual meeting will feature two panels that will explore the reauthorization of the Elder Justice Act and how legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has strengthened adult protective services programs around the country.

Speakers include:


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