Upcoming Events

Note: Not all events are hosted by RIC but may be of interest to health plans and providers serving dually eligible beneficiaries.
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Topic Areas

  • Behavioral Health
  • Care Management & Care Coordination
  • Caregiver Supports
  • Cultural Competence
  • Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD)
  • Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS)
  • Member Engagement
  • Older Adults
  • Pain Management
  • Person & Family Engagement
  • Physical Disability
  • Geriatric-Competent Care
  • Disability-Competent Care
  • Behavioral health is an umbrella term that includes mental health and substance abuse conditions, life stressors and crises, stress-related physical symptoms, and health behaviors.
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  • Care management (CM) is a team-based, person-centered approach “designed to assist patients and their support systems in managing medical conditions more effectively.” Care management includes a s[...]
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  • Family and friend caregivers include relatives, partners, neighbors, and friends supporting people who require assistance due to illness, disability, or frailty. This support can be physical, emotiona[...]
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  • People dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid are more diverse in race and ethnicity, languages spoken, health condition, disability status, and other characteristics as compared to Medicare-only b[...]
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  • Approximately 8 percent of individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid under the age of 65 have an intellectual disability or related condition. Providers and health plans are increasingly [...]
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  • Long-term services and supports (LTSS) providers coordinate care for Medicaid beneficiaries in their own home or community. These services may be medical or non-medical and are available to seniors an[...]
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  • By creating a culture of meaningful member engagement, health plans can more effectively provide integrated care that improves health outcomes and addresses barriers to care. Engaging members is parti[...]
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  • The older adult population is diverse with variation in physiology, function, and culture. They are disproportionally affected by chronic conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, and heart disease. App[...]
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  • Chronic pain is one of the most common conditions healthcare professionals encounter, particularly among older adults
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  • Proactively engaging dually eligible beneficiaries, and their families and caregivers, as partners in care planning and delivery is critical to understanding and responding to individual preferences a[...]
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  • Individuals with disability are a diverse group with varying characteristics. Among individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, those with disability experience a higher prevalence of chron[...]
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  • Approximately 60% of individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid are over the age of 65. Individualized person-centered planning and collaborative partnerships have been shown to improve
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  • Disability-competent care (DCC) is an aspirational, participant-centered model that focuses on the eventual goal of supporting individuals to achieve maximum function. The DCC model is delivered by an[...]
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