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 »

TIM TALKS: Engaging Managed Care Organizations – First Approach, and Follow-on Conversations

June 14, 2016

The Administration for Community Living (ACL), Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP), in collaboration with consultant Tim McNeill, invites you to the Business Acumen webinar entitled, Engaging Managed Care Organizations – First Approach, and Follow-on Conversations; scheduled for Tuesday, June 21 from 1:00 – 2:30pm Eastern Time. This question and answer webinar will… Read more »

Archived: Applicant Information Webinar for Business Acumen Learning Collaborative

May 19, 2016

The National Resource Center for Nutrition and Aging announced the availability of funding for eight (8) community-based Older Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Programs interested in strengthening their business capacity. The first Business Acumen Learning Collaborative was announced August 2015.   An Applicant Information Webinar was held on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Speakers: Linda Netterville, Vice… Read more »

‘Tim Talk’ Series: Where Do I Begin?

May 5, 2016

The Administration for Community Living (ACL), Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP), in collaboration with consultant Tim McNeill, invites you to the Business Acumen webinar entitled, “Where Do I Begin” scheduled for Tuesday, May 17th from 1:00 – 2:30pm Eastern Time.  This question and answer webinar will include examples of the types of… Read more »