Interested in Contracting with Health Care? Check Out the Latest Blog Posts from the Business Institute

Is your agency thinking about contracting with health care entities to serve older adults in your community? Two new blog posts from n4a's Aging and Disability Business Institute cover some of the foundational steps that AAAs can use to get started contracting with health care.

In The Role of Strategic Thinking in Preparing for Health Care Contracting, n4a member and Business Institute partner, Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore, Inc., provides insight into the importance of thinking strategically about health care contracting opportunities. If your agency is looking for ways to create and maintain a strategic direction in health care contracting, consider this a primer filled with guidance and lessons learned from real world examples of successful health care partnerships.
Lessons Learned from the Trailblazers Learning Collaborative: Steps to Getting Started on Health Care Contracting draws on key experiences that participants in the Business Institute's Trailblazers Learning Collaborative—a convening of AAAs and other aging and disability community-based organizations (CBOs) that have had with experience in contracting with health care plans to tackle the next generation of issues that they faced in their partnerships with health care. Read this blog post for guidance, examples and several useful Business Institute resources that can help your agency get started on health care contracting.
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