Long Term Services and Supports

Tuesday, October 24th 1:30PM-3:00PM While value-based purchasing (VBP) has become fairly common for medical care, only a handful of states have adopted this model for Medicaid Managed Long-term Services and Support (MLTSS) contracts. Speakers discuss strategies their states are using to introduce VBP into MLTSS — including contracting levers, payment methods, and quality measures — […]

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  • Lemons or Lemonade: Leveraging the Medicaid Managed Care Rule to Improve Managed LTSS

    Wednesday, October 25th 9:15AM-10:45AM Nearly half of all states now capitate Medicaid Managed Long-term Services and Supports (MLTSS), and some have achieved significant outcomes. New federal rules, such as the Medicaid managed care rule and the Home and Community Based Services rule, pose challenges, but they can also help states improve services and overcome resistance […]

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  • Body and Soul: Leading Change in Behavioral Health Integration

    Tuesday, October 24th 3:30PM-5:00PM Finding effective ways to meet the behavioral health needs of the long-term services and support population presents a growing challenge to states facing uncertain budget environments. This session explores three approaches that are yielding promising results. Featured programs include a Texas initiative that uses specialized cognitive rehabilitation and substance use services […]

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  • Smart Homes, Smart Health: Technologies that Empower Independence

    Tuesday, October 24th 10:00AM-11:30AM Smart home technologies have the potential to improve community living for individuals with disabilities and older adults. At this session, officials explain how these technologies help increase independence, monitor health, lower costs, and improve health outcomes. A smart home researcher provides an overview of these resources and state officials discuss use […]

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  • Publications

    Federal and State Collaboration for Medicare-Medicaid Alignment

    NASHP recently brought together a group of state and federal policy leaders to discuss the Medicare-Medicaid Financial Alignment Initiative, D-SNP health plans, and other programs and resources aimed at aligning health care payment and delivery to improve care for dual eligibles. See a report from the meeting and sign up for a webinar on state […]

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  • Webinars

    Webinar: Improving Care for Dual Eligibles: How States are Innovating through Medicare Advantage D-SNP Plans

    Date and Time: January 9, 2017 from 1:30-2:30 Eastern Download the slides View the webinar This webinar will explore how states can use contracts with Medicare Advantage “D-SNP” plans to improve care for dual eligibles, advance Medicare-Medicaid alignment, and support broader payment and delivery system reform. Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) are Medicare Advantage […]

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