{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Long-Term Services and Supports: A Primer for Case Managers: Part 1 (Healthcare Quality)


In part one of a two-part series, the authors set the stage for the 2019 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) changes to Medicare Advantage plans and the potential impact on case management practices. These changes allow additional benefits for nonmedical home services. The effects will be experienced in long-term services and support. The article outlines the role of case managers in supporting clients to remain in the community setting safely by managing transitions.

Purpose of Activity

To provide current information on Long-Term Support Services (LTSS) in light of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) changes and their impact on case management practice.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify LTSS and the populations covered by these services.
  2. Compare how Medicaid waivers affect available services.
  3. Outline LTSS delivery models and considerations for case managers.
Price: $17.95


  • NAHQ 1.5 CEH

This continuing education (CE) activity is provided by Lippincott Professional Development and has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) for 1.5 CPHQ CE Hours. CPHQ CE Hours are based on a 60-minute hour. This CE is approved for meeting requirements for certification renewal.

Test Code: PCM0119AHQ
Published: Jan/Feb 2019
Expires: 1/1/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Teresa M. Treiger , RN-BC, MA, CCM, CHCQM, FABQAURP