Aging & Disability

Long-Term Services & Supports

Medicaid Payment for Housing-Related Services: Building on Early Experiences
Forum Session — February 26, 2016
Author: Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP

Coordinating Care for Beneficiaries Eligible for Both Medicare and Medicaid: An Update on the "Duals Demos"
Forum Session — October 30, 2015
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

Transforming Payment and Health Care Delivery: Early Reports from the State Innovation Model (SIM) Initiative
Forum Session — April 18, 2014
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

National Spending for Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS), 2012
The Basics — March 27, 2014
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Management of Chronic Care Needs: What Will It Really Take to Coordinate Care?
Forum Session — March 14, 2014
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Money Follows the Person (MFP) Rebalancing Demonstration: A Work in Progress
Background Paper No. 85 — February 21, 2014
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicaid Health Homes: Delivery System Glue for People with Chronic Health Conditions
Forum Session — December 13, 2013
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

CMS-State Demonstration for Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiaries: Implementing the Financial Alignment Initiative
Forum Session — December 6, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services Programs Enacted by the ACA: Expanding Opportunities One Step at a Time
Background Paper No. 86 — November 19, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

The Commission on Long-Term Care: Background Behind the Mission
The Basics — October 17, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

State Progress in Implementation of Home- and Community-Based Service Programs Enacted by the ACA
Forum Session — September 27, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

State Variation in Long-Term Services and Supports: Location, Location, Location
Forum Session — July 19, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Health Policy Essentials: Aging in America: Trends in Income, Health, and Personal Health Care Spending
Fundamentals Briefing — April 12, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Pursuing High-Quality Care for an Aging Population: Challenges and Opportunities
Forum Session — March 29, 2013
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Health Policy Essentials: Medicaid, CHIP, and Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS)
Fundamentals Briefing — March 15, 2013
Authors: Kathryn Linehan & Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Assisted Living: Facilities, Financing, and Oversight
The Basics — January 29, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Family Caregivers: The Primary Providers of Assistance to People with Functional Limitations and Chronic Impairments
Background Paper No. 84 — January 11, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

The Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act: Major Legislative Provisions
The Basics — January 3, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Assisted Living Facilities and Their Growing Role in Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS)
Forum Session — November 30, 2012
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Breaking Down Silos of Care: Integration of Social Support Services with Health Care Delivery
Forum Session — October 19, 2012
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MMLTSS): Lessons from Three States
Forum Session — October 5, 2012
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MMLTSS): Increasing State Interest and Implications for Consumers, Quality of Care, Providers, and Costs
Forum Session — May 11, 2012
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS): Arlington County's Integrated Approach
Site Visit — April 13, 2012
Authors: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Targeting High-Cost Medicare Beneficiaries to Improve Care and Reduce Spending: Finding the Bull’s-Eye
Forum Session — March 9, 2012
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

Older Americans Act of 1965: Programs and Funding
The Basics — February 23, 2012
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Improving Care for Dual Eligible Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiaries: One Size Does Not Fit All
Forum Session — January 27, 2012
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

The Aging Services Network: Serving a Vulnerable and Growing Elderly Population in Tough Economic Times
Background Paper No. 83 — December 13, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Preventing Hospital Readmissions: How Can Care Transitions for Medicare Beneficiaries Be Improved?
Forum Session — October 28, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Revisiting Financing and Delivery of Care to Duals: One Size May Not Fit All
Special Briefing — October 21, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medical Care for the Elderly Living at Home: Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) and Hospital-at-Home Programs
Forum Session — July 22, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Boomers and the Budget: Implications of an Aging Society
Forum Session — May 13, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Managed Care for Medicaid Beneficiaries with Disabilities: How Does It Work?
Forum Session — May 6, 2011
Author: Judith D. Moore

Private Long-Term Care Insurance: Where Is the Market Heading?
Forum Session — April 15, 2011
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

Health Policy Essentials: The Fundamentals of Long-Term Services and Supports
Fundamentals Briefing — April 1, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Caring for Patients with Advanced and Serious Illnesses: Changing Medical Practice and Patient Expectations
Forum Session — March 18, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

The Elder Justice Act: Addressing Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation
The Basics — November 30, 2010
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs): Federal and State Efforts to Guide Consumers Through the Long-Term Services and Supports Maze
Background Paper No. 81 — November 19, 2010
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Focus on Reform: Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Provisions in PPACA
Forum Session — October 29, 2010
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicare and Medicaid Dual Eligibles: Meeting Diverse, Complex, and Costly Needs
Forum Session — July 23, 2010
Author: Christie Provost Peters

Focus on Reform: Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) and the CLASS Act
Forum Session — June 18, 2010
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Ensuring Nursing Home Quality: Continuing Challenges to Oversight and Enforcement of Nursing Home Reform
Forum Session — March 25, 2010
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

The Role of Ombudsmen in Assuring Quality for Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities: Straining to Make Ends Meet
Background Paper No. 71 — December 2, 2009
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Linking Housing and Supportive Services for the Frail Elderly: Challenges and Opportunities
Forum Session — October 23, 2009
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Resilience and Renaissance: Efforts to Rebuild a Healthier New Orleans
Site Visit — May 26–28, 2009
Authors: Michele J. Orza, ScD & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Coordinating Care for People with Multiple Chronic Conditions: The Guided Care Model and Other Innovative Approaches
Site Visit — April 17 & August 7, 2009
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Long-Term Services and Supports: Consumers in Charge—Consumer Direction and Money Follows the Person
Forum Session — November 7, 2008
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Community-Based Long-Term Care in Milwaukee: Wisconsin Still Ahead
Site Visit — August 11–13, 2008
Authors: Judith D. Moore, Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Medicare's Hospice Benefit: In the Spotlight
Forum Session — August 1, 2008
Author: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Medicare Demonstrations
The Basics — July 30, 2008
Author: Amanda Cassidy, Consultant

Medicaid and SCHIP Waivers
The Basics — July 30, 2008
Author: Cynthia Shirk, Consultant

Shaping Medicaid and SCHIP through Waivers: The Fundamentals
Background Paper No. 64 — July 22, 2008
Author: Cynthia Shirk, Consultant

The Fundamentals of Medicare Demonstrations
Background Paper No. 63 — July 22, 2008
Author: Amanda Cassidy, Consultant

Policies for an Aging America: Looking Beyond the Averages
Forum Session — May 9, 2008
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

State Long-Term Care Strategies: Approaches to Managing Care and Controlling Costs
Forum Session — April 25, 2008
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

The Aging Services Network: Accomplishments and Challenges in Serving a Growing Elderly Population
Background Paper — April 11, 2008
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Children's Behavioral Health Services in Baltimore: Walking the Continuum
Site Visit — September 30–October 1, 2007
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Informal Care of the Frail Elderly: Policy and Practices to Support Family Caregivers
Forum Session — September 21, 2007
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Community-Based Long-Term Care: Wisconsin Stays Ahead
Site Visit — August 8–10, 2007
Authors: Judith D. Moore, Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Trading Places: Real Choice Systems Change Grants and the Movement to Community-Based Long-Term Care Supports
Issue Brief No. 822 — May 30, 2007
Author: Cynthia Shirk, Consultant

Fairfax County's Commitment: A Housing and Health Continuum for Seniors
Site Visit — March 2, 2007
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Rebalancing Long-Term Care: The Role of the Medicaid HCBS Waiver Program
Background Paper — March 3, 2006
Author: Cynthia Shirk, Consultant

Understanding the Role of Medicaid in Assisting People with Disabilities
Forum Session — July 22, 2005
Author: Randy A. Desonia

Financing Long-Term Care: Will Insurance Make the Difference?
Forum Session — October 22, 2004
Author: Randy A. Desonia

The Promise and the Reality of Long-Term Care Insurance
Background Paper — July 31, 2004
Author: Randy A. Desonia

Expanding Community-Based Care: Is the Olmstead Decision Making a Difference?
Forum Session — November 25, 2003
Author: Randy A. Desonia

Bridging Silos, Part I: Linkages among the DI, SSI, Medicare, and Medicaid Programs
Background Paper — November 14, 2003
Author: Karen Matherlee

Bridging Silos, Part II: DI, SSI, Medicare, and Medicaid Issues and Initiatives
Background Paper — November 14, 2003
Author: Karen Matherlee

Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: Two for One or Double Jeopardy?
Forum Session — October 22, 2003
Authors: Nora Super & Jennifer Ryan

Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: Two for One or Double Jeopardy?
Issue Brief No. 794 — September 30, 2003
Authors: Jennifer Ryan & Nora Super

Is Community Care a Civil Right? The Unfolding Saga of the Olmstead Decision
Background Paper — March 12, 2003
Author: Randy A. Desonia

The Medicare and Medicaid Intersection: Caring for Arizona's Seniors
Site Visit — November 12–14, 2002
Authors: Nora Super, Lisa Sprague, MBA & Judith D. Moore

Consumer Direction in Long-Term Care: Implications for Caregivers
Forum Session — April 12, 2002
Author: Nora Super

Transitions along the Continuum of Care: Elderly and Disabled Persons in New York
Site Visit — March 4–5, 2002
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Nora Super

Who Will Be There to Care? The Growing Gap between Caregiver Supply and Demand
Background Paper — January 23, 2002
Author: Nora Super

Caring for the Elderly: Oregon's Pioneers (Portland, Oregon)
Site Visit — November 13–15, 2000
Authors: Nora Super & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Site Visit to Arizona — Managed Medicaid: Arizona's AHCCCS Experience
Site Visit — January 11–14, 2000
Authors: Nora Super, Lisa Sprague, MBA & Judith D. Moore

Examining the Links between Retirement and Health Insurance: Implications for Medicare Eligibility
Issue Brief No. 733 — March 24, 1999
Author: Nora Super

Communicating to Beneficiaries about Medicare+Choice: Opportunities and Pitfalls
Forum Session — July 24, 1998
Authors: Nora Super & Sandra M. Foote

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