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Coordinating community care for frail elders in health maintenance organizations

Robert L. Mollica

Coordinating community care for frail elders in health maintenance organizations

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Published by Executive Office of Elder Affairs in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Robert L. Mollica, Julie Tessler, Thomas Chung.
ContributionsTessler, Julie., Chung, Thomas., Massachusetts. Executive Office of Elder Affairs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/09971 (R)
The Physical Object
Pagination23 leaves ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1669746M
LC Control Number91622783

The authors describe initiatives designed to meet the chronic health needs of the elderly. These programs include demonstration programs such as Program of All-Inclusive Care for Elderly, Social Health Maintenance Organization, and state programs for Medicare-Medicaid-eligible elders that focus on integrating medical care with home and community-based services, disease- or disability-focused. A PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) plan combines medical, social, and long-term care (LTC) services for frail people to help people stay independent and living in their community (instead of moving to a nursing home) for as long as possible, while getting the high-quality care . external quality review report wisconsin medicaid managed care family care, family care partnership and program of all-inclusive care for the elderly state fiscal year prepared for wisconsin department of health services prepared by septem • Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) – Licensed under Chapter , Florida Statutes. – HMO networks are not limited to Medicaid-enrolled providers. • Provider Service Networks (PSNs) – A network established or organized and operated by a health care provider, or group of affiliated health care .


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Coordinating community care for frail elders in health maintenance organizations by Robert L. Mollica Download PDF EPUB FB2

Elderly. Coordinating Community Care for Frail Elders in Health Maintenance Organizations describes five demonstration programs to coordinate care of the elderly between health maintenance.

Reimbursement for Community Care. Given the combined effects of diagnostic-related groups for hospital reimbursement and prospective case-mix-based reimbursement for institutional care, I think that an important problem in the future may be the growing number of elderly in the community who do not need skilled nursing care but need low-tech, long-term supportive : Jeremiah A.

Barondess, David E. Rogers, Kathleen N. Lohr. intended to improve care for frail Medicare beneficiaries in the community. S/HMOs are hybrid organizations incorporating elements of both (1) a regular Medicare managed care plan and (2) a modest long-term community care insurance plan that covers care coordination and expanded home-and community-based services for targeted frail members.

PACE — the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly — provides integrated, comprehensive healthcare services to the frail elderly on a capitated basis. Begun in the early s in San Francisco's Chinatown, PACE today comprises many individual programs across the nation.

Methods: Information regarding usual source of health care was captured through self-report and categorized as 1) private doctor's office, 2) public clinic, 3) Health Maintenance Organization (HMO.

clinicians from doing so (Chapter 3) and review the key elements of coordinating care for complex-needs populations (Chapter 4). We next describe several successful programs across the country that work in collaboration with smaller PCPs to provide comprehensive, coordinated care across health and community social service systems.

S/HMOS AND ELDERLY HEALTH CARE. In the federal Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) agreed to share the risk of establishing a S/HMO demonstration at four sites to determine whether investing in some long-term care benefits for Medicare beneficiaries could save money by coordinating care and providing services that might prevent more costly medical complications.

Case Management Program for the Frail Elderly (CMPFE) Provides comprehensive care management for frail older adults and adults with disabilities, including: In-depth assessment of the care receiver living at home - Creation of a care plan Caregivers Community.

In partnership with. Family Caregiver Alliance. Learn more. A social health maintenance organization (SHMO) integrates acute and long-term care and provides an extended-care benefit for elderly who are at risk of institutionalization. • Determining which health systems or other clinical networks provide funding or other institutional support for self-management programs • Seeing which practices are participating in local care coordination initiatives, such as accountable care organizations or patient-centered medical homes.

Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) ADHC is a community-based health and long term care service aimed at elders or individuals who are 55 years of age or older with functional limitations severe enough to be in a nursing home or at risk of nursing home placement.

Participants live at home and are brought into the center from 3 to 5 days a week. POLICY SYNTHESIS ON ASSISTED LIVING FOR THE FRAIL ELDERLY. The frail elderly are a population caught in the middle.

While they need help performing one or more activities of daily living, like remembering medication or bathing, or help with household tasks like shopping or cleaning house, frail elders do not require skilled care of the sort found in nursing homes and hospitals. Advantages of health maintenance organizations.

There are several reasons why HMO's might be better suited to provide care to the frail elderly. Many derive from the fact that HMO's are organized systems of care and, as such, should be better able to organize and coordinate the many services required by these individuals. Costs and consumer preference have led to a shift from the long-term institutional care of aged older people to home and community based care.

The aim of this review is to evaluate the outcomes of case managed, integrated or consumer directed home and community care services for older persons, including those with dementia. A systematic review was conducted of non-medical home and community.

American health care so that every person can count on living comfortably and meaningfully through the period of serious illness and disability in the last years of life, at a sustainable cost to the community. She now leads the Center on Elder Care and Advanced Illness for Altarum Institute.

Care of the elderly, particularly the frail, poses a challenge to current health care systems. elderly care in the community for projection of resource the social/health maintenance organizations.

Both have had some success, but they also had limitations (e.g. More than almost anyone, the frail elderly desperately need well coordinated health care.

Yet, they may be the very people who have the most trouble getting it. memories of the failed experiment with Health Maintenance Organizations of the s, and conflicts among multiple payers (especially for those dual eligibles receiving both. Health Maintenance Organizations community based services to frail elders living in the community.

7 Senior Care Options (SCO) is a coordinated health plan that combines Medicare and Medicaid health care with long term care supports for consumers 65 and older. Practice and Design Variations in Community Care Management -- 6. Home-Care Personnel Issues: The Hidden Challenge in Community Care -- 7.

Aging Differently: Issues of Gender and Race -- 8. Program Benefits and Costs: What We Cover and How We Pay -- 9. Social Benefits and Costs: Public Responsibility for Community Care and How It Should Be.

Caring the on lok way. Author links open overlay panel Kate O'Malley 1 Sara Brooks 2. Show more. Its portfolio has included addressing the well and the disabled with prevention and care coordination services, as well as a range of programs to enrich elders' lives. The aging network's agenda has undergone a number of transformations, driven in part by the philosophy of the person leading the Admin- istration on Aging (AOA) at a given time.

Reducing Readmission Risk for the Elderly through Care Transition Coaching presents new models of care coordination for the elderly, including an Oxford Health Plan care transition coach program. This book also reports on Inspiris's care team approach to managing care transitions for the frail elderly — adults 65 and older who comprise The experiences of private managed care organizations in caring for people with AIDS is not well documented.

As a result of these gaps in the AIDS literature, we turn to the relatively well-developed literature evaluating home- and community-based service programs for elderly people who are frail or have chronic illness.

Optional managed care plan for Medicare beneficiaries who are entitled to Part A, are enrolled in Part B, and live in an area with a plan. Types of plans available include health maintenance organization, point-of-service plan, and provider-sponsored organization.

Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO) reform initiative that aims to integrate and streamline long term care services into a single coordinated system.

Consumer directed care. another Medicaid waiver program that supports decision-making choice for frail elders and adults of any age with disabilities; this approach reflects values of.

empowerment to self-management, and coordination of care is a cost-effective means of improving quality care and health outcomes in frail elderly patients.

Keywords: Remote consultation, Health maintenance organizations, Frailty, Elderly patient Background The accelerated development of advanced technological. Home and community-based care programs, if they are to serve the severely disabled elderly, may involve expenses equal to or greater than the $15,–$25, per year needed to.

Care management means a set of enrollee-centered, goal-oriented, culturally relevant and logical steps to assure that an enrollee receives needed services in a supportive, effective, efficient, timely and cost-effective manner.

Care management emphasizes prevention, continuity of care and coordination of care, which advocates for, and links.

CARE COORDINATION. There has been significant emphasis in the last several years on care coordination’s role in supporting older adults and in reaching the key aims of health care reform, namely improved patient outcomes, enhanced care experience, reduced costs, reduced provider burnout, and equity in outcomes.

MassHealth Frail Elder Waiver Program provides coordinated community based services to frail elders living in the community. MassHealth Personal Care Attendant Services (PCA) helps people with long‐term disabilities live independently at home. Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) and Social Health Maintenance Organizations are designed to provide coor-dinated health care to people who are certified as nursing-home eligible but are able to live safely in the community at the time of enrollment.

In PACE the entire continuum of care is available to eligible clients, including home health. referrals and provide case management and services on a Community Care Service Area-wide basis for all eligible consumers residing in the specific Community Care Service Area.

The CCE lead agencies for each Community Care Service Area in PSA 9 must coordinate the system of community based services to meet the needs of newly. Four social;health maintenance organizations (SjHMOs) have been in operation on a demonstration basis since Under this model, a single private provider organization assumes responsibility for a full range of ambulatory, acute inpatient, nursing home, home health, and personal care services under a prospectively determined fixed budget.

About 60 percent of MA plans are Health Maintenance Organizations, or HMOs, that normally pay only for care provided by staff physicians. Most others are preferred provider organizations (PPOs) that require beneficiaries to pay much more for out-of-network providers.

For many years, MA plans were heavily subsidized by the federal government. Because FFS is not a payment model that supports non-billable services (e.g. clinical pharmacists, care managers for frail elders, social workers), our clinicians were not always able to offer all of our Medicare patients the same services.

This was inconsistent with how the Atrius Health clinicians wanted to care for our patients. The objective is to provide frail elders with community-based alternatives in lieu of nursing home placement at a cost less than Medicaid nursing home care. The Department of Elder Affairs (Department) administers the Long-Term Care Community Diversion Pilot Project in consultation with the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) through a.

holistically manage the health status of frail elderly with chronic diseases living in the community. The AAA 1-B is a private, non-profit organization serving older adults, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers in southeast Michigan; and HAP is southeast Michigan’s dominant managed care organization.

Servicing the needs of the ABD (Aged, Blind, Disabled) and frail elderly population. All Island is licensed to provide case management and care coordination services throughout the State of Hawaii - Big Island, Kauai, Maui and Oahu.

Medicaid and private pay individuals are accepted. Coordinated care plans, which include health maintenance organizations (HMOs), provider-sponsored organizations (PSOs), preferred provider organizations (PPOs), and other certified coordinated care plans and entities that meet the standards set forth in the law.

Private, unrestricted FFS plans, which allow beneficiaries to select certain private. An accountable care organization (ACO) is a healthcare organization that ties provider reimbursements to quality metrics and reductions in the cost of in the United States are formed from a group of coordinated health-care practitioners.

They use alternative payment models, normally, organization is accountable to patients and third-party payers for the quality. Care coordination involves an interdisciplinary approach in which a care coordinator supports access to care according to an individual’s needs, goals, and preferences.

1 Care coordination is crucial for children and youth with special health care needs 2 (CYSHCN).Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) — Participants receive all of their health, medical, rehabilitation, social, and support services and health insurance for one monthly fee.

The program enables frail elders to remain independent in the community and in their own homes.The quality of care received by the frail elderly will be an important test of the success of Medicare capitation. Introduction.

Before the enactment of the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) infew health maintenance organizations (HMO's) were significantly involved in the Medicare program. InMedicare.