Gettysburg, PA, March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The February edition of the OPEN MINDSmanagement newsletter takes a deep dive into the long-term services and supports (LTSS) market – exploring strategic market challenges, analyzing spending trends, and featuring interviews with prominent health and human service executives who serve the complex consumer market. The issue includes a review of LTSS spending trends, an updated analysis on state Medicaid program’s use of managed LTSS financing systems, a review of the market trends driving change in the LTSS market, as well insight interviews with leading executives in the LTSS space.

“The long-term services and supports market space will see some sweeping changes over the next decade. The foundation for many of those changes – new managed care models, service system consolidation, and more – are already in place,” said OPEN MINDS Chief Executive Officer Monica E. Oss. “This issue of the OPEN MINDS Management Newsletter was created to provide our readers with a primer on the market changes that are shaping delivery of services for consumers with a wide range of disabling conditions – from I/DD, TBI, Alzheimers, and dementia to physical disabilities.”

The executive insights interviews in the issue, which are available online now for Standard, Premium, and Elite members of the OPEN MINDS Circle, explore the challenges of the changing market landscape on leading organizations in the space – and how there executive teams are preparing for the changes ahead. The interviews include:

The February issue of the OPEN MINDS Management Newsletter, The Long-Term Services & Support Edition: A Strategic Guide To Support Services For Complex Population, is available online for Standard, Premium, and Elite members of theOPEN MINDS Circle. An overview of the LTSS market for complex consumers is available in the overview article by Ms. Oss, The Long-Term Services & Support Edition: A Strategic Guide To Support Services For Complex Population.

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