Lutheran Services in America Selected for Medicare Advantage Learning Collaborative

Thursday, January 30, 2020

The Aging and Disability Business Institute and National Council on Aging announced the selection of Lutheran Services in America and 10 other community-based organizations (CBOs) and networks to participate in the 2020 Medicare Advantage Learning Collaborative. Participants selected:

  • Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy, PA
  • Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens, VA
  • Atlanta Regional Commission AAA, GA
  • ElderSource, FL
  • Hospice of the Bluegrass, Inc. dba Bluegrass Care Navigators, KY
  • Lutheran Services in America, DC
  • MAG Aging & Family Services, UT
  • Meals on Wheels California, CA
  • NC Center for Health and Wellness at UNC Asheville, NC
  • Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc., NY
  • Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging, WA

Over the next six months, these participants will be engaged in a curriculum focused on building the knowledge and skills needed to successfully pursue contracts with Medicare Advantage (MA) plans for home and community-based services. Supported by targeted technical assistance, a peer learning network and a platform to share learnings, participants will come away from the learning collaborative with increased knowledge of MA plans, a broader understanding of MA plans’ quality and performance drivers, knowledge of promising practices for MA plan contracting and a customized value proposition.