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Better Care Experiences and Quality of Life: New Evidence Favors Managed Care Delivery of Long-Term Services and Supports

This Mathematica article summarizes some of their key findings from a recent study utilizing NCI-AD data. The study contributes important information to the field of managed care long-term services and supports (MLTSS) and quality outcomes. One finding shares “MLTSS enrollees rated their experience of care and quality of life more favorably than fee-for-service beneficiaries.”

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/72477

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The Future of Retirement

Age Wave conducted nine recent study reports in collaboration with Bank of America Merrill Lynch on the future of retirement. These reports were created by reviewing thousands of papers, reports, and datasets, conducting over 140 expert interviews and 43 focus groups, and surveying 50,000+ respondents. The nine reports cover a variety of topics regarding retirement, including family, health, leisure, and finances. All nine reports are followed by sample media coverage.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/71036

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NewsCLIPS: Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (MIG) Programs – Summer 2007

HCBS.org NewsCLIPS highlights the important work related to Real Choice Systems Change Grantees. In each issue, we examine a topic related to home and community-based care by providing an overview of recent papers and publications. The Summer issues provides an overview of the reports available on the Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (MIG) Program. The goal of the MIG program is to support people with disabilities in securing and sustaining competitive employment in an integrated setting.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51375

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NewsCLIPS: The DRA Section 6087 - Self-Directed Personal Assistance Services State Plan Option - Spring 2007

HCBS.org News CLIPS highlights the important work related to Real Choice Systems Change Grantees. In each issue, we examine a topic related to home and community-based care by providing an overview of recent papers and publications. The Spring issues provides an overview of the reports available on consumer direction and Cash & Counseling. Models of self-directed personal assistance services have been researched, reviewed and evaluated by many sources. Review the many resources available.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51216

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NewsCLIPS: HOUSING - INNOVATIVE STATE EXAMPLES & PROMISING PRACTICES – Summer 2009

In each issue of HCBS.org NewsCLIPS we examine a topic related to home and community-based care by providing an overview of recent papers and publications. This issue of NewsCLIPS highlights Housing. Access to affordable, accessible and integrated housing is a component critical to the efficacy of home and community based services. The NCB Capital Impact team of experts helped gather examples and promising practices on affordable, community based housing options.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52001

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NewsCLIPS: Designing Programs and Policies to Encourage Peer Support Services – Winter 2009

HCBS.org NewsCLIPS highlights the important work related to Real Choice Systems Change Grantees. In each issue, we examine a topic related to home and community-based care by providing an overview of recent papers and publications. This issue of NewsCLIPS highlights three new issue briefs and a new promising practice report providing various strategies that policymakers can undertake when developing and supporting each of the peer support models.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51827

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NewsCLIPS: Money Follows the Person - Fall 2006

HCBS.org News CLIPS highlights the important work of Real Choice Systems Change Grantees. In each issue, we examine a topic related to home and community-based care by providing an overview of recent papers and publications. The Fall issues provides an overview of the reports available on Money Follows the Person, a program that allows states to rebalance their long-term care support systems to support people in community-based alternatives rather than institutional settings.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51082

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NewsCLIPS: Independence Plus- Summer 2006

HCBS.org News CLIPS highlights the important work of Real Choice Systems Change Grantees. In this issue, we have interviewed 3 grantees (Tracy Warren from Idaho, Abby Hulme from Montana and Diane King from Colorado) to discuss the implementation of their Independence Plus Programs. Learn more about outreach and enrollment techniques, consumer involvement, on-line training tools, peer consultants, and improving emergency back up procedures.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51009

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NewsCLIPS: Institutional Transitions - Spring 2006

HCBS.org News CLIPS highlights the important work of Real Choice Systems Change Grantees. In this issue, we have interviewed Dawn Lambert in Connecticut to discuss the key strengths and challenges faced during program implementation of their Nursing Facility Transitions to Independent Living Program. Find out the program basics, success strategies, stakeholder involvement techniques and the options for sustainability.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50886

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