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Participants Selected for Learning Collaboratives That Will

Address Health Disparities and DEI Initiatives

Ten community-based organizations and 12 Area Agencies on Aging from around the country have been selected by the Aging and Disability Business Institute to participate in the 2023 Network Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Learning Collaborative and the Building Accountability for Health Equity Learning Collaborative, both of which will focus on developing strategies and best practices in diversity, equity and inclusion practices.

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USAging Announces Availability of Funds to

Support Community-Based Vaccination Outreach

With the goal of helping older adults and people with disabilities stay healthy, the U.S. Administration for Community Living has funded USAging to launch the Aging and Disability Vaccination Collaborative to support local activities that promote vaccination against COVID-19 and the seasonal flu. Local organizations, including Area Agencies on Aging, No Wrong Door systems, Title VI Native American Aging Programs, Aging and Disability Resource Centers, Centers for Independent Living and a broad range of aging and disability organizations, can apply to receive funding at Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. USAging administers the Aging and Disability Business Institute. 

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Register for the Business Institute’s Intensive at the

USAging Annual Aging Policy Briefing

Are you interested in learning about new opportunities for contracting with health plans, accountable care organizations and other organizations? Register now for the Aging and Disability Business Institute’s Intensive, taking place on April 25 in Washington, DC. Held as part of USAging’s Aging Policy Briefing and Capitol Hill Day, which will include sessions on USAging’s 2023 policy agenda, federal budgeting, advocacy and more.

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Looking for data to boost your value proposition? The Business Institute's Evidence Bank houses a collection of research studies that CBOs can pull from to bolster their own pitches to health care entities. If you have a research article that you would like us to include, please email us or fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

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Peer Support to Improve Medicare Advantage Outcomes

In a recent webinar hosted by Bright Spots in Healthcare, a panel of experts from Humana, Regence, SCAN Health Plan and Wisdo discussed how incorporating peer support programs into Medicare Advantage plans can improve clinical outcomes. Panelists also addressed ways peer support programs can lower costs and boost engagement for members with chronic diseases, behavioral health issues and other factors affecting the social determinants of health. 

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ICYMI: New Resource Guide on Health Care

Quality Metric and Measures

The Aging and Disability Business Institute’s new resource guide, Health Care Quality Metrics and Measures, provides Area Agencies on Aging and community-based organizations with updated guidance on health care quality and performance standards, which helps inform health care contracting strategies. Join us for a January 31 webinar to learn more about how your CBO can use this publication to boost its contracting relationships.

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January 19, 2023 | 3:00 to 4:00 PM ET

Webinar: Does It Make a Difference? Understanding the Experiences of Individuals Receiving Services (Presented by Advancing States)

January 23-24, 2023

Event: 7th Annual CMS Bid Boot Camp (Sponsored by RISE)


January 31, 2023 | 1:00 to 2:00 PM ET

Webinar: The Role of CBOs In Improving Health Care Quality Metrics (Presented by the Aging and Disability Business Institute)


February 13-14, 2023

Virtual Seminar: The RISE Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit (Presented by RISE)

February 23, 2023 | 1:00 to 4:00 PM ET

Virtual Training: RELATE: A Reflective Approach to Supervising (Presented by Camden Coalition)

April 19-20, 2023

Event: 8th Annual Medicaid Managed Care Leadership Summit (Presented by RISE)

April 25-26, 2023

Event: 29th Annual USAging Aging Policy Briefing and Capitol Hill Day (Presented by USAging) 

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