The 2nd State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports shows California ranked 9th overall. While California ranks higher than most states, much work remains to be done to improve affordability, quality, and coordination of services within the state’s system of care to ensure that older adults and people with disabilities can access needed services to support independence and quality of life. The Scorecard is the first step in initiating a conversation about system performance, areas for opportunity, and the importance of continued system transformation in Califor
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.