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The major proposed rule addresses changes to the physician fee schedule, and other Medicare Part B payment policies to ensure that payment systems are updated to reflect changes in medical practice and the relative value of services, as well as changes in the statute.
In a recent interview with LeadingAge magazine, John A. Hartford Foundation President Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN discussed "Raising the Status and Skills of the LTSS (Long Term Services and Support) Workforce" and the challenges that lay ahead for this field to meet the demands of an aging population.
On July 17, 2015, the United States Senate unanimously passed the Older American Act Reauthorization Act (OAA) which is critical to meeting the unique health care and long-term services and supports (LTSS) needs of our nation’s growing number of older adults.
In a recent article in the Health Affairs blog, Drs. Robert Schreiber and Anand Parekh co-authored an article focusing on the value of community-based organizations (CBOs).
Senior Program Officer Nora OBrien-Suric recently published an article in Philanthropy New York's PhilanthroPOST blog on how the Foundation and the Administration on Community Living are working together to disseminate new partnership models in order to improve the health of older adults.