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The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the first sites selected for the Community Based Care Transition Program (CCTP). The announcement included program agreements with 7 agencies in 6 states.
We congratulate Council of Jewish Elderly SeniorLife, a member of LeadingAge and Life Services Network of Illinois, for being chosen as one of the Community Based Care Transition Programs.
The Council for Jewish Elderly in Chicago is partnering with Northwestern Memorial, Saint Joseph Hospital, and Saint Francis Hospital and working closely with Area Agencies on Aging in Chicago and suburbs, local Care Coordination Units (CCU), and the Illinois Quality Improvement Organization (IFMC).
The Community Based Care Transitions Program is an initiative of the Partnership for Patients, a new public-private partnership created by the Affordable Care Act.
CCTP’s goals are to:
We encourage LeadingAge members with innovative care transition programs to work with their local Area Agencies on Aging and hospitals to apply for the Community Based Care Transition Program.