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MCLE Health Law Basics Plus 2013
Post-Acute Care
November 14, 2013

David Harlow JD MPH
THE HARLOW GROUP LLC
blog healt...
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THE HARLOW GROUP LLC

Post-Acute Care Acronym Bingo
SNF

DPH

COPs

DON

MA

ALF

HPC

SOM

MMQ

PACE

HHA

CHIA

CMS

R...
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THE HARLOW GROUP LLC

Future of Health Care: the Home
• Patient-centered care
• Non-institutional options
▫ Cheaper & be...
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THE HARLOW GROUP LLC

Key ACA Provisions affecting Long Term Care
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Community First Choice Option - A new state plan op...
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Connect
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THE HARLOW GROUP LLC
http://healthlawonline.blogspot.com OR http://j.mp/MCLEHealthLaw
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THE HARLOW GROUP LLC
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THE HARLOW GROUP LLC

Contact
David Harlow JD MPH
THE HARLOW GROUP LLC
for contact info, txt dharlow to 50500

about.me/...
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My annual presentation at the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education two-day extravaganza intro to health law.

See resources collected at http://j.mp/MCLEHealthLaw

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MCLE Health Law Basics Plus 2013 - Post-Acute Care

  1. 1. 1 MCLE Health Law Basics Plus 2013 Post-Acute Care November 14, 2013 David Harlow JD MPH THE HARLOW GROUP LLC blog healthblawg.com twitter @healthblawg
  2. 2. 3 THE HARLOW GROUP LLC Post-Acute Care Acronym Bingo SNF DPH COPs DON MA ALF HPC SOM MMQ PACE HHA CHIA CMS RAP SCO IDR EOEA PPS OASIS HCBS MAC OBRA RUGS GAFC CFCO
  3. 3. 4 THE HARLOW GROUP LLC Future of Health Care: the Home • Patient-centered care • Non-institutional options ▫ Cheaper & better • Federal dollars back up the philosophical change ▫ Equal access to institutional/noninstitutional care
  4. 4. 5 THE HARLOW GROUP LLC Key ACA Provisions affecting Long Term Care • Community First Choice Option - A new state plan option to provide home- and community-based services that includes an increase in federal matching funds for program costs • The „ State Balancing Incentives Payment Program - A temporary program that provides qualifying states with an increase in their federal match for Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) costs • Changes to Medicaid’s 1915(i) Option for Home- and Community-Based Care „ Improvements to Medicaid’s existing state plan option for providing Home- and CommunityBased Services (HCBS), 1915(i) • Expanded Spousal Impoverishment Protection in Medicaid - Requires states to „ extend the same spousal impoverishment protections that apply to institutional care to homeand community-based care • Extending Money Follows the Person Demonstration Project - Helps Medicaid „ eligible individuals transition from institutions back to the community • Additional Funding for Aging and Disability Resource Centers - Funding for aging „ and disability resource centers
  5. 5. Only Connect
  6. 6. 7 THE HARLOW GROUP LLC http://healthlawonline.blogspot.com OR http://j.mp/MCLEHealthLaw
  7. 7. 8 THE HARLOW GROUP LLC
  8. 8. 9 THE HARLOW GROUP LLC Contact David Harlow JD MPH THE HARLOW GROUP LLC for contact info, txt dharlow to 50500 about.me/davidharlow harlowgroup.net healthblawg.com twitter.com/healthblawg david@harlowgroup.net 617.965.9732

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