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NCQA proposes accrediting LTSS coordinators

Entities that coordinate long-term services and supports could be evaluated and accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance under a new initiative announced by the group. The NCQA is welcoming comments on its proposal through March 23.

Alice Rivlin, Ph.D., addresses attendees at the Feb. 22 LTCFC press conference.

Report recommends 3 components of future LTSS financing plan

A universal catastrophic insurance program, a series of private-sector initiatives and public policies, and a modernized Medicaid long-term services and supports safety net are the components of a system for financing LTSS in the United States recommended in a report issued Feb. 22 by the Long-Term Care Financing Collaborative.

Chronic care proposal: Workforce, HCBS issues concern groups

The Eldercare Workforce Alliance, National Center for Assisted Living and American Health Care Association are among the groups expressing concerns about Senate Finance Committee Bipartisan Chronic Care Working Group ideas for improving care for Medicare beneficiaries who have chronic conditions.

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