Dominican Sisters Family Health Service Receives CMMI Community-Based Care Transitions Award
Monday, April 8, 2013
by: VNAA Policy Team

Section: Public Policy and Advocacy




On April 8, the Dominican Sisters Family Health Services, Inc. announced that it was selected to participate in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Community-based Care Transitions Program (CCTP). Please join VNAA in congratulating the Dominican Sisters Family Health Service team for their exceptional work on this program. To read the full press release, click here(If your agency has received a special grant or recognition, please let VNAA know so that we can recognize your agency.)   
 
The Community-based Care Transitions Program (CCTP), created by Section 3026 of the Affordable Care Act, tests models for improving care transitions from the hospital to other settings and reducing readmissions for high-risk Medicare beneficiaries.

For CCTP grants, CMS gives preference to Administration on Aging (AoA) grantees that provide care transition interventions in conjunction with multiple hospitals and practitioners and/or entities that provide services to medically-underserved populations, small communities, and rural areas.  For more on the CMMI program click here.
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