The Dual Agenda: February 19, 2015

State Highlights

Reports from California, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Texas

Eldercare Voices

“Eldercare Voices” is an occasional feature of the Dual Agenda, inviting guest commentators directly involved in care delivery to older adults to share their perspectives from the field. This edition's column on preventing fall is from Audrey Chun, MD, Vice Chair for Clinical Services in the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, and Director of Coffey Geriatrics at the Martha Stewart Center for Living at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Chun is a Geriatric Provider Advocate in New York, partnering with the coalition of advocacy groups working to shape the state’s dual eligible demonstration project.

Noteworthy News

In this section:

  • ACL Issues New Rule on Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs
  • New Evaluation Results for Two Medical Home Initiatives
Featured Resources

In this section:

  • MMCO Posts New Data on Enrollment, Age and Health Risk Assessment in the Financial Alignment Initiative
  • CHCS Brief on Training Care Managers Serving Dual Eligible Beneficiaries
  • CHCS Brief on Delivery of Social Services through Medicaid ACOs

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