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Advisory Council April 2014 Meeting Presentation: Alzheimer's Disease State Plans

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

 

Alzheimer's Disease State Plans: History, Reason, Strategy, and Status

Matthew Baumgart
Senior Director, Public Policy
Alzheimer's Association

The Original State Plan Movement: 1984-1995

The Current State of State Plans: 2014

Why State Plans?

  • States provide services and benefits the federal government may not
  • Needs vary state to state
  • Medicaid
    • Long-term care
  • Federal government
  • State plans can address gaps

It's All About the Venn

  • National Plan
    • Data; Awareness
    • Studies; HP 2020
    • Elder Abuse; Workforce
    • Medicare; Research
  • Public Health Road Map
    • Data; Awareness
    • Studies; HP 2020
    • Integration; Assess Needs
    • Educate PH; Identify Roles
  • State Plans
    • Data; Awareness
    • Integration; Assess Needs
    • Elder Abuse; Workforce
    • Licensing; Respite Care

A Four-Phase Process

  • Winning a State Mandate
    • Law or Executive Order
    • Greater Buy-In
    • Broader Involvement
  • Developing a State Plan
    • Appointments to Task Force
    • Comprehensive in Scope
    • Public Input
  • Changing Policy
    • Prioritize Recommendations
    • Basic First; Niche Later
    • What's “Winnable”
  • Ensuring Enforcement
    • Executing Program
    • Enforcing Policies
    • Makes Plan a Reality

The Recommendations (35)

  • Public Awareness - 27
  • Early Detection and Diagnosis - 18
  • Care and Case Management - 32
  • Quality of Care - 27
  • Health Care System Capacity - 20
  • Training - 33
  • Workforce Development - 20
  • Home- and Community-Based Services - 28
  • Long-Term Care - 18
  • Caregivers - 30
  • Research - 25
  • Brain Health - 14
  • Data Collection - 27
  • Safety - 27
  • Legal Issues - 16
  • State Government Structure - 19

State Plan Implementation

alz.org/stateplans

Questions?

mbaumgart@alz.org


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