Announcements

May 2, 2019
SAMHSA has recently released a new brief, Guidance on Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotics: Older Adults and People with Intellectual and Deve
May 2, 2019
As a 2019 strategic priority, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is redoubling efforts to better serve older adults and people with disabilities dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare. The goal is to create a more seamless experience across the two programs while ensuring that incentives are aligned and pointed toward lower cost and better outcomes.
May 1, 2019
ACL has released a new Opioids and TBI Grantees Brief.
April 30, 2019
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is working with the Administration for Community Living through the National Quality Forum (NQF) to address quality measurement in person-centered planning. 
April 30, 2019
Long-term services and supports (LTSS) are a vital part of care for many dually eligible beneficiaries. LTSS include nursing facility services, adult day programs, home care, and personal care services. Individuals from minority groups often experience disparities in access, quality, and outcomes in LTSS. To help address these disparities, providers and plans may look for ways to meet the cultural and linguistic needs, values, and preferences of diverse individuals.
April 29, 2019
HHS Secretary Azar and CMS Administrator Verma have announced the CMS Primary Cares Initiative, a new set of payment models that will transform primary care to deliver better value for patients throughout the health care system. Administered through the CMS Innovation Center, the initiative aims to:
April 29, 2019
Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) and the leadership of the ACL-funded
April 26, 2019
Visit acl.gov/oam. Over the las
April 25, 2019
The Aging and Disability Business Institute at the
April 25, 2019
The recently released 2020 Medicare Call Letter provides guidance to Medicare Advan

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