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Report on Milestones for Care and Support under the U.S. National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease

The Alzheimer's Association convened the Alzheimer's Association National Plan Care Support Milestone Workgroup, including experts in clinical care, long-term services and supports, dementia care, and support research, and public policy. The workgroup reviewed the current literature regarding Alzheimer's support and care in the U.S. and on a global scale, and developed several milestones to help create a better care and support system.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/67517

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How MCOs can Improve Outcomes and Reduce Costs of Care for Older Adults and Members with Disabilities

The white paper examines the impact that managed care organizations can have on cost and quality of care for older adults and people with disabilities. The National Council on Disability found that MCOs can lower the costs of services for these populations. However, MCOs must face the challenge of training staff on person-centered planning and competency for the quality of care to genuinely increase. This provides an analysis of the positives and negatives of MCOs and where to move from here.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/66684

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