On September 5, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released additional information to assist states in preparing to submit their Statewide Transition Plans in conjunction with the new Medicaid regulations for residential and non-residential home and community-based settings. Assisted living, adult day services, and other home and community-based service providers should review
the additional information on the HCBS Characteristics Transition plan.
Aon Association Services, and their carrier partner Zurich, presented a webinar to discuss the program designed specifically for not-for-profit senior care providers.
Independent living penetration rates are an important indicator of market demand for new development and expansion projects.
The rapid growth of the aging population provides the U.S. with a wealth of highly educated seniors who can continue to contribute to the economy, said economist Arthur Laffer. Laffer gained prominence during the Reagan administration as a member of President Ronald Reagan’s Economic Policy Advisory Board.
Today’s voluntary payment models -- bundled payments, shared savings and accountable care organizations -- provide an opportunity for acute and post-acute care providers to work together to better manage care across the continuum. This shift from traditional fee-for-service to risk-based payment models requires effective alignment among acute and post-acute care providers.