Reducing Risk Tool Kit Components
1. Targeted Support for Community Transitions
Minnesota: Return to Community Initiative
- DHS Bulletin 16-25-01. Assistance for Private Pay Nursing Facility Consumers Who Want to Return to the Community.
- Policy brief. Promising Practice: Nursing Home Transition and Diversion.
- Slide presentation - program overview.
- Research paper. Targeting Criteria and Quality Indicators for Promoting Resident Transitions from Nursing Home to Community (ASPE, 2009).
- Research paper. Targeting Criteria (Health Services Research, 2010).
- Client stories - video clips.
- RTCI Protocols: 72-hour, 10-day, 30-, 60-, and 90-day check-ins; Community Living Specialist Protocols, Community Planning Tool, Return to Community Protocol.
- Dashboard Report (June 2016).
- Evaluation Findings. Presentation slides from research conference (November 2016).
- Statute. Expansion of RTCI in Governor’s 2018–2019 budget proposal; revised statute (256.975 subd. 7 has been amended by Chapter 6, Article 3, Section 6 256.975 subd. 12 has been added by Chapter 6, Article 3, Section 7).
Connecticut: Transition/Diversion Continuum
Maine: Long-Term Care Ombudsman's Outreach and Advocacy
2. Nursing Home Quality, Downsizing, and Diversification
Oregon: Nursing Home Downsizing and Diversification
Connecticut: Nursing Home Diversification and Rightsizing
Minnesota: Nursing Facility Performance-Based Incentive-Based Payment Program (PIPP)
- PIPP webpage with latest (2017–2019) project summaries.
- Nursing Facility Reimbursement and Regulation, brief, Research Department, Minnesota House of Representatives, 2016.
- Greg Arling et al., “Minnesota’s Provider-Initiated Approach Yields Care Quality Gains at Participating Nursing Homes,” Health Affairs 32, no. 9 (2013): 1631–38.
- Valerie Cooke et al, “Minnesota’s Nursing Facility Performance-Based Incentive Payment Program: An Innovative Model for Promoting Care Quality,” Gerontologist 50, no. 4 (August 2010): 556–63.
3. Nursing Home Preadmission Screening and Community Care Planning
4. Expanding HCBS and Residential Alternatives to Nursing Homes