In Arizona, an innovative collaboration between Mercy Care, an Aetna-administered nonprofit health plan, and the Area Agency on Aging (AAA), Region One, is making major inroads toward the goals of improving health outcomes while lowering costs, delivering on the promise of integrated, person-centered care for vulnerable populations. By working together to identify and implement AAA services that support Mercy Care’s members, the partnership benefits both organizations, deepening a relationship that increases community trust, bolsters organizational capacity and makes a real and positive difference in the lives of older adults and individuals with disabilities.
The webinar will cover how these forward-thinking partners built and maintain their strong connection across the care delivery spectrum; and pick up tips and advice on how you can help your organization plan for, support, and grow relationships with healthcare payers.
Please join the Aging and Disability Business Institute on November 29 at 1:00 PM Eastern for a one hour webinar. Barbara Hill, nurse supervisor for Mercy Care Plan; Chad Corbett, vice president of Long Term Care for Mercy Care Plan; and Melissa Elliott, social worker and vice president of programs and services for AAA Region One will present.
- Understand what Managed Care Organizations (MCO) offer and how we can enhance our services with AAAs and CBOs;
- Understand why AAAs are a viable community-based partner to support Managed Care Organizations; and,
- Describe the broad scope of services provided by the AAA Region One in Phoenix, AZ, that complement the services provided through MCOs to improve patient outcomes.
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.