Understanding Health Care Reform
April 25, 2014
Hosted by Stacey Starling
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Are you confused about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how it might impact you and your loved ones? Join Stacey, as she talks with Ryan Sullivan, about what health care reform means for you and your family. Learn about how dual eligibility, for Medicare and Medicaid, and Medicaid expansion can affect you and your health care. Find out what Accountable Care Organizations (ACO’s) can do for you. You will be introduced to the concept of “closing the donut hole” and what this means for prescription costs for older adults and adults with disabilities. Our guest is an expert in health care reform and will share his knowledge and experience with us. He will explain how health care reform is unfolding now and how he envisions it evolving and shaping the landscape of health care in the future, particularly for older adults and adults with disabilities.
Murmuration: Critical Transitions and Transformation
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Today’s landscape of health care and human services is rapidly changing, often leaving people feeling frustrated and overwhelmed in their attempt to navigate provider networks, access care, supports and services, or simply understand the options that may be available to meet their specific need. Murmuration: Critical Transitions and Transformation with Stacey Starling promotes positive aging and explores relevant topics in health care and human services that significantly impact people’s lives. Stacey’s passion is to foster a conversational space that promotes growth and constructive change, wherein people realize their own internal resources and expand their capacities. These power-full conversations welcome diverse ideas, question the status quo, and encourage people to advance action that holds their health and well-being as its guiding intention. Each week topic experts join the conversation, address frequently asked questions, and offer community-based resources.
Stacey Starling, PhD is the founding principal of the Starling Center. The Starling Center is a progressive firm that focuses on the performance needs of organizations that serve older adults and people with disabilities. With more than 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 each day, the appeal to transform the culture of aging within provider environments is front and center in health care reform. Alongside this endeavor, people at the point of service are faced with the challenge to successfully navigate aging and disabilities service systems in their pursuit to live their best life and age positively. With more than twenty years of experience in human development, Stacey believes that organizations transform when the people transform. Transformation and positive change require “deep learning” that challenges the assumptions, beliefs, and values that drive our actions and interactions. Stacey’s passion is to promote growth and constructive change, wherein people realize their own internal resources and expand their capacities. Central to her approach is transformative learning, strength-based methods, and the cultivation of dynamic relationships. Emboldened with an attitude of grace, Stacey aims to add to the conversation by discussing relevant topics, sharing resources, and asking the experts. These power-full conversations welcome diverse ideas, question the status quo, and encourage action that holds health and well-being as its guiding intention.