What is ACL' s Interest in HCBS Quality?

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ACL is launching an informational webinar series about the agency's commitment to and development of measures for HCBS quality. This will also provide a platform among internal and external stakeholders to share developments and collaborate on efforts concerning HCBS quality. The series will host a variety of presenters from ACL, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Quality Forum, SCAN Foundation, ADvancing States, and others.

Webinar: Lewy Body Dementia: The Importance of Comprehensive Care and Support

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The Administration for Community Living’s National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center, in collaboration with the American Society on Aging, is hosting a webinar aout Lewy Body dementia and the importance of comprehensive care and support. This webinar provides an overview of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) and how it differs from Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s. Attendees will learn the symptoms of and treatments for LBD and how the disease affects caregivers. A person living with LBD will share first-hand experiences and compensatory strategies.

Webinar: The Promise of State Initiatives to Prevent Long-Term Work Disability

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Mathematica's Center for Disability Policy is hosting a webinar about state initiatives that are used to prevent long-term work disability. Every year, millions of Americans suffer from medical conditions that affect their ability to work. This puts them at risk of losing their jobs or being forced to rely on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). States could help many of these workers stay in their jobs, but promising options for doing this remain largely untested.

Webinar: A Deeper Dive into the Revised Federal Nursing Home Regulations - Part I

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The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care is hosting webinar about the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) revised federal nursing home regulations. Experts from Justice in Aging, the Center for Medicare Advocacy, and Consumer voice will take a closer look at the following sections of the revised regulations: Assessment, care planning & discharge planning; transfer-discharge; nursing services; and unncessary and antipsychotic drugs. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

TIM Talks Webinar: Health IT and the Community Based Organization (CBO)

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ACL's Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP), in collaboration with consultant Tim McNeill, invites you to a business acumen webinar on Health IT Interoperability and the Community Based Organization (CBO).

This webinar will review the requirements for Health IT and clinical integration, physician requirements, options to consider when selecting a vendor, and preparation for compliance. As always, participants will also have an opportunity to ask any other Business Acumen related questions through the chat function after the webinar presentation.

I&R Center Webinar: Helping People Access Home and Community Based Services: Migrating, Coding, Storing, and Searching for Data in

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The National I&R Support Center will host a webinar on Helping People Access Home and Community Based Services: Migrating, Coding, Storing, and Searching for Data in  Effectively managing data to support individuals’ access to community resource information and needed services is a challenge shared by many information and referral/assistance programs. Join this webinar to hear how Minnesota’s aging and disability network approached this challenge through development and maintenance of


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