Webinar: Environmental Scanning for CBOs

February 27, 2018

Environmental scanning is a key first step in the development of a business plan for community-based organizations (CBOs). This process can help CBOs identify internal and external factors that will affect long-term sustainability. Who are potential Competitors, Comparatives, Complements, and Collaborators, and how does this information help a CBO accomplish its goals?  Please join the Aging and Disability Business… Read more »

Webinar: Diversified Business Planning for AAA Success: Healthcare Partnerships and Beyond

February 22, 2018

Part of the Aging and Disability Business Institute Series—a Collaboration of n4a and ASA Register now for FREE Includes complimentary CEUs* As traditional sources of funding continue to stagnate or decrease, area agencies on aging (AAAs), especially those serving rural areas, are facing difficult challenges in maintaining programs and services. Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens, which… Read more »

TIM Talks: Business Acumen Webinar Series

March 1, 2018

The Administration for Community Living (ACL), Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP), in collaboration with consultant Tim McNeill, hosts a Business Acumen webinar series entitled, TIM Talks. Webinars feature discussions on various business acumen related topics in an inviting question and answer format. In addition to specific topics, participants always have the opportunity… Read more »

Addressing a Patient’s Social Needs: An Emerging Business Case for Provider Investment

July 25, 2017

Despite growing evidence documenting the impact of social factors on health, providers have rarely addressed patients’ social needs in clinical settings. But today, changes in the health care landscape are catapulting social determinants of health from an academic topic to an on-the-ground reality for providers, with public and private payers holding providers accountable for patients’… Read more »

Generations: Field Guide to Managed Care

June 23, 2017

The American Society on Aging has developed a field guide to managed care that features articles from numerous experts and explores the landscape of managed care: what it is, why it is necessary, and how community-based organizations (CBOs) and healthcare entities are establishing partnerships and creating new opportunities. Case studies illustrate lessons CBOs have learned… Read more »

Integrated Care Resource Center

June 23, 2017

The Integrated Care Resource Center (ICRC) was established to help states share and learn about best practices for delivering coordinated health care to individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, who are among the programs’ high-need, high-cost beneficiaries. ICRC is assisting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office in working with states to… Read more »

Webinar: We Know We Do Good Work, Now What?

January 27, 2017

Aging and disability community-based organizations (CBO) provide valuable and cost-effective services that improve the quality of life of countless individuals, their families and caregivers. This good work is evident to and celebrated by those who give and receive it, but often goes unnoticed or unappreciated by larger, more “traditional” healthcare entities. A critical competency for… Read more »

The Making of a Successful CBO: From Floundering to Flourishing

December 7, 2016

The healthcare system is in transition from more is better, to better is better; from organizational incentive to system incentive; and from “my patient” to “our population.” This transition amplifies the need to strengthen a network of multiple provider types, payers and consumers that can influence change and bring about the sought-after outcome: a more… Read more »

Toolkit: Understanding the Perspectives Among Healthcare Decision Makers: Path to a Pitch Perfect Value Proposition

November 30, 2016

Understanding the role/needs of various decision makers within specific health care organizations is a critical factor in the development/design of your value proposition proposals to these potential customers. This webinar identifies some of the key decision makers within health care organizations and the important issues that will resonate with them and maximize the development of… Read more »

Business Acumen for Community Based Organizations: National Learning Collaboratives

November 30, 2016

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) has selected 11 networks of community-based aging and disability organizations to participate in a learning collaborative and receive targeted technical assistance related to business acumen. Well-organized networks of aging and disability organizations are in a position to connect many of the services that they already provide into “service packages”… Read more »

Toolkit: Food Is Medicine

November 30, 2016

For years, Harvard Law School’s Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) has worked with food and nutrition service providers to make the case that food is medicine and should be an important part of our nation’s healthcare. Join us for this free NRCNA webinar on Thursday, November 17 at 3:30 p.m. EDT to hear from Jean… Read more »

2016 Pre-Conference Workshop – Hosted by Meals on Wheels America

October 25, 2016

Looking for 2015 Pre-Conference Workshop? Click here. Looking for 2014 Pre-Conference Workshop? Click here. Healthcare Integration 101: Payers, Players and Opportunities WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS The goal of this Workshop was to explore and discuss opportunities for home and community-based services (HCBS) to be a part of integrated healthcare services. Senior nutrition programs can deliver valuable services… Read more »

TIM Talks: Becoming a Medicare Provider and Targeting Dual Eligible Beneficiaries

July 12, 2016

The Administration for Community Living (ACL), Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP), in collaboration with consultant Tim McNeill, invites you to “Tim Talks: Business Acumen” scheduled for Tuesday, July 19th from 1:00 – 2:30pm Eastern Time. The TIM Talks monthly webinar series features discussion of various business acumen related topics in an inviting… Read more »