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Telehealth Post-acute and Long-term Care Guide

West Health brought together the most knowledgeable experts and organizations to create this first-of-its-kind telehealth implementation manual for post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) settings. In the following pages, you will find the information you need to successfully implement a telehealth program, including advice from experts. This practical guide covers a range of topics in detail… Read more »

Home and Community-based Services Coordination for Homebound Older Adults in Home-based Primary Care

Gregory J. Norman*, Amy J. Wade, Andrea M. Morris and Jill C. Slaboda Abstract Background: Medically complex vulnerable older adults often face social challenges that affect compliance with their medical care plans, and thus require home and community-based services (HCBS). This study describes how non-medical social needs of homebound older adults are assessed and addressed… Read more »

Achieving Value in Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Care: Considerations for Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Programs

This guide, made possible by the West Health Policy Center, describes considerations for states seeking to adopt VBP models for home- and community-based services in Medicaid managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS) programs. It examines approaches used by five states — Minnesota, New York, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia — for promoting high-quality MLTSS programs while simultaneously supporting the ability of Medicaid beneficiaries who need LTSS to live in their communities.