Senior Care and Senior Living

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Significant Financial Benefits Locked in LTCi Policies In Force Today

The long-term care insurance market has been on a downward spiral due to several factors. Some carriers have exited the industry, and remaining carriers' policies are at much higher premium levels. This presents challenges to downstream policy.
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Medicare Advantage Plans Gearing up to Coordinate Palliative Care and Hospice for Members

Despite calls to delay the start of the hospice component in VBID, CMS is moving ahead, announcing that 54 plans across 13 states and Puerto Rico will include hospice benefits...
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Balancing Seniors Housing Residents’ Safety as Communities Reopen

Senior housing operators must continuously assess risk, intervene and prevent transmission, and monitor progress to achieve both safety and well-being. Operators will weigh considerations in light of unique circumstances and market.
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Using Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefits to Respond to the Pandemic

MA plans were allowed to make midyear supplemental benefits changes to address beneficiaries’ needs during the pandemic. Early lessons plan experiences suggest supplemental benefits can help meet member needs and enable home-based care.
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Long-term Care Providers Taking Charge in Managed Care

LTC provider-led SNPs combine primary care with residential long-term care to reverse the revolving door between nursing homes and assisted living and emergency rooms and inpatient hospitalizations, benefiting residents, families, and Medicare plans.
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A Framework for Post-Acute Care Recovery and Redesign

Normally, post-acute care providers relieve capacity and reduce costs in inpatient hospital settings by serving half of all Medicare patients discharged. The role of these providers during current hospital capacity constraints, is in tremendous flux.
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