With each of these topics, MedPAC is giving attention to issues that intersect with LeadingAge work. It provides another opportunity to share our advocacy messages for around technology-enabled services and supports as well as improvements to the 5-star systems along with Nursing Home and Home Health Compare websites.

This article provides further detail on the telehealth session and LeadingAge’s recommendation to expand opportunities for long-term and post-acute care providers to participate in federal telehealth initiatives. Technology-enabled services and supports are essential tools for long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) providers to participate in the reform of the nation’s health care system.

This article highlights the discussion on the topic of beneficiary choice of higher quality PAC providers. LeadingAge supports efforts that would provide meaningful quality information to beneficiaries while highlighting our critiques of the 5-star systems that are components of Nursing Home and Home Health Compare.