The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research released an issue brief with survey results on long-term care in California. The brief provides new data on how Californians are, or are not, planning for long-term care and their views on the roles of family and government. This analysis compares Californians to the rest of the country based on findings from a national poll released in May.
Giving low-income older adults in California a voice in their own care is critical to making a seamless transition into Cal MediConnect, a new managed care program, according to a new policy note by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
Testimony from Victoria Ballesteros, MA, director of communications, at the April 1, 2014 California Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care reveals a clear and disconcerting picture: Latino voters age 40-plus are consistently more worried and less financially prepared than the rest of the state's voters when it comes to long-term care.
As health care providers throughout the United States increasingly focus on improving care for persons with advanced illness, measuring and understanding patient (and family) satisfaction with care becomes especially important. Patient satisfaction, of course, is increasingly incorporated into all sorts of quality measurement and improvement processes, but it has special significance in caring for those with serious, advanced illnesses.
California’s system of long-term services and supports (LTSS) is in the midst of a significant transformation. On Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at the Sacramento Convention Center, The SCAN Foundation's 3rd Annual LTSS Summit engaged stakeholders from across California in a daylong discussion about this transformation occurring at both the state and local levels.
A Resource For Community-Based Organizations To Value And Price Services
This guide offers narrative considerations along with helpful tools to develop pricing for integrated care and community-based services. It covers pricing structures, how to set a price, and other pricing strategies. The Cost Per Unit Calculation Tool below is an additional resource to help organizations determine the costs of services in order to set prices.