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Engaging Providers in Integrated Care Programs for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees: Tips for States

The Integrated Care Resource Center released a brief that offers tips for engaging providers in integrated care programs for Medicare-Medicaid enrollees. Integrated care programs are successful when a broad spectrum of providers are engaged in the process. This brief provides states with tips on how to engage physicians, hospitals, nursing facilities, and community-based service providers that serve Medicare and Medicaid enrollees.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/66928

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Insights: BetterJobsBetterCare Newsletter- Fall 2005

The BJBC quarterly newsletter contains two stories on building a stronger workforce. “Capturing the Training Needs of Direct Care Workers” describes preliminary findings from a study in which direct-care workers and supervisors are surveyed about how effective their training has been and what else they need to provide quality care. “Matching Direct Care Workers with the Families Who Need Them” describes the searchable web-based registries in several states that bring people together.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50817

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CMCS Informational Bulletin: New Housing Resources to Support Olmstead Implementation

This Informational Bulletin provides information on recent Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) actions, policies, and resources that are available to states as they continue to develop long-term service and support systems that are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Olmstead decision.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53124

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States Encounter Obstacles Moving Elderly And Disabled Into Community

Launched in 2007 during the Bush administration, the Money Follows the Person Program has supported states’ rebalancing efforts of moving low-income older adults and disabled people from long-term care facilities into the community. The program offers states extra Medicaid funding to pay for the participant's home and community-based services over 12 months. This article addresses the major challenges of the participating states in terms of administering the program.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53119

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When Everyone Works, Everyone Wins: Work Incentives "Tips" Newsletter - South Dakota

How does the state of South Dakota provide outreach, including personal testimonials, important suggestions, and resources to individuals with disabilities seeking to maintain their benefits while also working? This July 2010 newsletter is one example of MIG outreach work being done in the state in order to provide these services. May be replicable by other states seeking to reach out to similar demographics.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52914

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Work Incentives Connection Newsletters - Minnesota

Find two examples of quarterly newsletters produced by the state of Minnesota and directed at consumers with disabilities. Within the newsletters are personal stories from individuals with disabilities regarding employment, rehabilitation, finances and more as well as important information and resources for consumers. May be replicable by other states seeking to provide similar MIG outreach materials.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52907

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