Foundation Publications

TSF Testimony: Polling of Latino Voters in California

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.

2014-2015 Proposed Budget: Impact on California’s Seniors and People with Disabilities

On January 9, 2014, California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. released his proposed budget, outlining his spending plan for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015. The SCAN Foundation fact sheet, 2014-2015 Proposed Budget: Impact on California’s Seniors and People with Disabilities, provides an overview of initiatives and program adjustments that would impact California’s seniors and people with disabilities.

California's Behavioral Health System

This LTC Fundamentals brief provides background on California’s behavioral health system, changes under parity requirements and the Affordable Care Act, and integration initiatives that are re-shaping current delivery systems with the intention of expanding access and improving services.

Achieving Person-Centered Care Through Care Coordination

The SCAN Foundation aims to identify models of care that bridge medical care and supportive service systems in an effort to meet people’s needs, values, and preferences. Care coordination is a central component of this vision, which ultimately leads to more personcentered care.

PBS Newshour - Global and Regional Models for Long-Term Care – Can They Work Nationally?

On November 4th, the PBS NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan led an exploration of international models of care while taking a closer look at what's happening around the US.. This event was produced by MacNeil/Lehrer Productions in association with the PBS NewsHour and sponsored by The SCAN Foundation.

TSF Pricing Guide

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.

2013-2014 Enacted Budget: Impact on Older Adults and People with Disabilities

On June 27, 2013, California Governor Edmond G. Brown, Jr., signed the 2013-14 budget. The enacted budget outlines the state's spending plan for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014. The budget includes program modifications that impact the health and human services delivery system serving older adults and people with disabilities.

The SCAN Foundation: Comments on Medi-Cal Managed Care All Plan Letter Continuity of Care: Definition and Practice

The SCAN Foundation welcomes the opportunity to comment on the draft All Plan Letter (APL) regarding Continuity of Care: Definition and Practice.

2013 Long-Term Care Poll: Californians Not Prepared and Majority Support Public Policy Solutions

This brief describes California's awareness, attitudes, and level of preparedness for growing older with long-term care needs.

  • These findings were compiled by Langer Research Associates using data from the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research national poll released April 24, 2013.

The SCAN Foundation: Comments On the Draft California State Plan on Aging 2013-2017

On May 29, 2013 The SCAN Foundation submitted comments to the California Department on Aging  on the Draft California State Plan on Aging for 2013-2017.