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Value-Based Payments in Managed Long Term Services and Supports for Community-Based Organizations at October 2018 RCPA Annual ConferenceFady Sahhar to discuss VPB in MLTSS, and their function in helping to make or keep older Americans and people with disabilities independent and living safely in their communities

Philadelphia, PA, October 1, 2018 — XtraGlobex, Inc. President and Founder, Fady Sahhar joins national experts, professionals and advocates at the 2018 Rehabilitation & Community Providers Association Conference at the Hershey Conference Center in Hershey, PA, October 1-4, 2018.

Dr. Sahhar will discuss Value-Based Payments in Managed Long Term Services and Supports, and their function in helping to make or keep older Americans and people with disabilities independent and living safely in their communities.

“Those of us who cut our teeth on advocacy for people with disabilities are especially passionate that Community Based Organizations (CBO’s) can continue to deliver these services with minimal disruptions, so we’re keeping a close eye on the MLTSS conversion to managed care in Pennsylvania and other states,” Dr. Sahhar says. “This conference is an excellent venue for organizations at all stages of the transition to collaborate and share knowledge, especially from those of us who’ve been involved in this rollout. We may find different ways to get there but our goal is essentially the same: to provide services with the right balance of consumer control, quality and provider accountability.”

Dr. Sahhar will be discussing VBP and MLTSS in presentations with colleagues from Transitional Paths to Independent Living, bringing up-to-date insights from their experience with Pennsylvania’s Community Health Choices rollout to the conversation.

“Hopefully, we can demystify the process,” Dr. Sahhar says, “and even get ahead of the curve. Looking farther ahead, we’ve developed a program that takes what we’ve learned from the CHC rollout so far and successes in other regions, to help organizations serving Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities populations prepare for the new care model to come – and it is coming.”

XtraGlobex, Inc., a Certified Women Business Enterprise and a Disabled Business Enterprise provides strategy, analytics and communications services to organizations specializing in healthcare, community-based and professional organizations serving the Medicare and Medicaid populations and Long Term Services and Supports. XtraGlobex.com.

Transitional Paths to Independent Living (TRPIL) is a membership based Center for Independent Living in Washington, PA, operated by the local community of people with disabilities.

Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association (RCPA) advocates for those in need, works to advance effective state and federal public policies, serves as a forum for the exchange of information and experience, and provides professional support to members.

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