The world of health and long-term care delivery is shifting from the fee-for-service model to one of pay-for-performance, where providers are incentivized to focus on the value they bring to patients, as well as the healthcare system's bottom line. Having a well-informed understanding of the health and long-term care payment and policy environment is a critical first step down the path to successful CBO-health entity partnerships. Here are two ways you can find out more about the changing landscape of the health and long-term care delivery system.
The first annual edition of the Generations Field Guide is now available free for download. This issue focuses on managed care and the 14 articles cover next steps and challenges in building high-value partnerships and managed care models, including:
- The past, present, and future of community-based organizations (CBOs),
- How to form partnerships and prepare a service model,
- Helping hands: how foundations and government support CBOs on the path to managed care, and
- Much more.
The Aging and Disability Business Institute Webinar Series (a collaboration of n4a and the American Society on Aging) will continue with: Taking the Lay of the Land: CBO Market Analysis for Strategic Integrated Care Decision-Making. Join the webinar on April 19 at 1 pm Eastern.
During this webinar, speakers will cover how to identify your organizations "products", analyze the market for them, develop market strategies and more.
- Suzanne Burke, MBA, president and CEO of the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio and past president of the Board of Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging
- Sharon Fusco, MA, vice president--Business Services Group for the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio
Learn more about ACL's Business Acumen initiative to help states and community-based organizations build networks and respond to delivery system changes, including technical assistance, building business capacity for successful contracting with integrated care entities, and developing pathways to sustainability for developing private-public partnerships.