CMS Asks Congress to Help Improve Care for Dual Eligibles | Modern Healthcare

Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation Senior Policy Analyst Leena Sharma is quoted in article about a series of legislative ideas to Congress from CMS to better coordinate care for dually eligible individuals.

As Medicaid costs soar, these states are trying a new approach | CNN

Ann Hwang, director of the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation at Community Catalyst, talks to Phil Galewitz about the potential of Medicaid ACOs.

Social Determinants Of Health: A Public Health Concept In Conflict | Health Affairs

Center staff members Danielle Garrett and Ann Hwang, and Clare Pierce-Wrobel, of George Washington University, co-authored a blog post in Health Affairs on the administration's co-opting of the term “social determinants of health."

Organizing Seniors To Protect The Health Safety Net: The Way Forward

Carol Regan, Leena Sharma and Community Catalyst president Kate Villers recently authored an article in the Journal of Aging and Social Policy, which shares a brief history of senior advocacy and an overview of the current senior organizing landscape.

One Surprising Way Older Adults Can Get Healthier | Next Avenue

Center Director Dr. Ann Hwang has published an article in Next Avenue, a national media service for America’s older adults, about the importance of civic engagement in maintaining good health.

The Health 202: Trump Administration Pulls Back From Key Medicare Goals | The Washington Post

Community Catalyst Deputy Director Susan Sherry is quoted in a Washington Post article on moves by the Trump administration to pull back from Obama-era innovations aimed at moving Medicare toward a focus on value over volume in providing care.

Bad Bedside Manner: Bank Loans Signed in the Hospital Leave Patients Vulnerable | The Washington Post

Mark Rukavina, Community Catalyst Business Development Manager is quoted in a Washington Post article on the increasing number of hospitals offering patients bedside payment plans during their inpatient stay, often on a top-tier cost basis.

Los Angeles Housing for Health Program Saves Public Funds | Nonprofit Quarterly

An article in NonProfit Quarterly on savings Los Angeles County realized by funding housing needs, cites the Nov. 29 Jama Forum post on health and housing co-authored by Community Catalyst Executive Director Rob Restuccia and Howard K. Koh, MD.

JAMA Forum: Housing as Health | The Journal of the American Medical Association

Community Catalyst Executive Director Rob Restuccia, MPA, and Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH, former Massachusetts commissioner of public health, co-authored a Nov. 29 post in JAMA Forum on the relationships between health and housing.

Weakening the Affordable Care Act Will Boost Hospitals’ Financial Burden | STAT News

An article in STAT, co-authored by Marc Cohen, Ph.D., Research Director at the Center, examines how ongoing administration sabotage of the ACA is likely to increase the amount of uncompensated care hospitals will be burdened with.

New “Leadership In Action” Program to Improve Health Care for the Most Vulnerable

Philanthropy New York reported on the launch of the Center's new Leadership in Action program teaming senior leaders in the health care field with consumer advocates.

Republican Legislation Would Devastate Home Care

A blog post in Huffington Post linked to "Capping Medicaid," the report jointly produced by the Center and LeadingAge laying out the impacts per capita caps for Medicaid funding would have on the home care workforce.

Many seniors in Iowa rely on Medicaid

An article in Quad City Times cited "Capping Medicaid," the report jointly produced by the Center and LeadingAge laying out the impacts per capita caps for Medicaid funding would have on the home care workforce.

The Health Care and Caregiving Our Parents Need

An article in NextAvenue referenced "Capping Medicaid," the report jointly produced by the Center and LeadingAge laying out the impacts per capita caps for Medicaid funding would have on the home care workforce.

Why Trumpcare Could Shift Cash Away From Skilled Nursing Facilities

An article in Skilled Nursing News cited "Capping Medicaid," the report jointly produced by the Center and LeadingAge laying out the impacts per capita caps for Medicaid funding would have on the home care workforce.

Senate Health Care Bill Pulls Back Medicaid Spending

An article in Home Health Care News cited "Capping Medicaid," the report jointly produced by the Center and LeadingAge laying out the impacts per capita caps for Medicaid funding would have on the home care workforce.

Proposed Federal Medicaid Caps Will Hurt Seniors. Here's Why

An opinion column in Forbes cited "Capping Medicaid," the report jointly produced by the Center and LeadingAge laying out the impacts per capita caps for Medicaid funding would have on the home care workforce.

700,000 Home Health Aides Could Lose Their Jobs Under Trumpcare

An article in Home Health Care News cited "Capping Medicaid," the report jointly produced by the Center and LeadingAge laying out the impacts per capita caps for Medicaid funding would have on the home care workforce.

Up to 713,000 Direct-Care Jobs Could Be Lost Under Proposed Medicaid Cuts: Report

An article in McKnight's Senior Living cited "Capping Medicaid," the report jointly produced by the Center and LeadingAge laying out the impacts per capita caps for Medicaid funding would have on the home care workforce.

A Consumer-Centered Framework For Quality: How Do We Get There From Here?

In this Health Affairs Blog, Center Director Ann Hwang introduces the concept of “consumer” and “production” quality measures, and what’s needed to fill the gap in consumer-centered measurement.

‘Everybody knows somebody’: This state is a laboratory for the future of Alzheimer’s in America

Marc Cohen, research director for the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation, is quoted in this STAT article talking about how Medicaid caps could negatively affect home- and community-based care.

Providers prepare for potential tension on Congressional visits

McKnight's mentions the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation in a story about the dangerous impacts of Medicaid cuts folded into the American Health Care Act.

Medicaid cuts in GOP health bill could reduce services for elderly and disabled

Community Catalyst program director Alice Dembner is quoted talking about Medicaid cuts and the effect that they could have on our most vulneralble.

The Health Care Industry Really Doesn’t Like GOP’s Obamacare Replacement

The Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation's consensus statement of hospital and health leaders was quoted in this Hufflington Post story.

Healthcare leaders stress value of ACA's push for innovation

Fierce Healthcare covers the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation's event in D.C. featuring prominent health system leaders.

Health System Leaders Issue Statement in Support of Medicaid Expansion, Gains Made Under the ACA

healthcare-informatics.com talks about the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation's D.C. event featuring health system leaders.

St. Louis area providers aren't backing the GOP health care plan

The St. Louis Dispatch quoted the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation's consensus statement regarding ACA repeal and health innovation.

Digital Platforms Are The Key To Improving Your Health In 2017

Community Catalyst's Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation is mentioned in this Forbes piece on how technology could aid in making health care more person-centered.

UMass Boston has new partnership to improve long-term care

Wicked Local writes about The Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation's partnership with UMASS Boston.

Managed-care plans increasingly taking over Medicaid long-term care. Not everyone is happy about it.

Alice Dembner, senior policy analyst for long-term services and supports at Community Catalyst, is quoted in Modern Healthcare talking about LTSS/MLTSS.