Federal, State, Local Government

Providing government agencies with the tools to make a difference.

Today’s healthcare environment presents federal, state and local leaders with an unprecedented opportunity to affect real change—restructuring services, aligning policies and goals, examining cost and quality to improve value and make a tangible difference in the lives of constituents. And yet, as the pace of change increases, the resources available to manage that change are being stretched to their limit. Without the help of seasoned experts, it’s easy to miss important opportunities.

HMA has the knowledge and the expertise to help governmental organizations maximize those opportunities. Our team brings decades of experience that can help meet short- and long-term needs. We can help assess opportunities and gaps in the management of public healthcare systems, seek funding from a variety of ACA-initiated programs, convene stakeholders to pursue public and private collaboration and much more. We help leaders make more confident, more informed decisions and get better results.

Resources for government include:

Healthcare Transformation Institute—combining the expertise of clinical, operational, financial, administrative, managed care, long-term services and supports and behavioral health experts to transform health systems, both within single entities and multiple-provider organizations. Learn more about our Healthcare Transformation Institute.

Behavioral health services—managing multi-agency, large-scale system reform projects including behavioral health carve-ins to managed care or integration of behavioral health and primary care; assisting with reorganization efforts including integrating mental health and substance use disorder agencies; and providing strategic planning, financial analysis and data needs assessments. Learn more about behavioral health services.

Managed care services—shaping policy to support new care delivery and payment models, helping to design and negotiate contracts and reimbursement models to improve efficiencies and align incentives. Learn more about managed care services.

Long-term services and supports—supporting state efforts to rebalance services between institutional and non-institutional settings through effective stakeholder engagement, provider training, design and implementation of the wide array of state plan and waiver options for HCBS and development of effective strategies to encourage “whole person” service integration through managed care and other models for dual eligible and other populations. Learn more about long-term services and supports.

Program evaluation—designing and implementing evaluations that assess the impact of policies and the healthcare environment on success in meeting agency goals, including working with multiple stakeholders inside and outside of government.

Data analytics—collecting raw data and turning it into interactive dashboards and other decision support tools, analyzing and presenting multi-dimensional data and evaluating the design and effectiveness of proposed or existing data management systems. Learn more about data analytics.

Aggregated Medicaid policies and statistics—providing the ultimate reference for Medicaid information, with the most comprehensive data available. Learn more about our HMA Information Services.

Healthcare IT advisory services—managing current projects, re-engineering processes, reviewing systems for regulatory compliance and assessing pre-implementation readiness. Learn more about healthcare IT advisory services.

Procurement services—writing timely and effective RFPs and RFAs, developing strategy, conducting opportunity and feasibility analyses, writing proposals, managing projects and implementing plans and programs.

Resources for state and local government include:

HMA Community Strategies—creating connections between community organizations and government, identifying areas where social needs and healthcare intersect and supporting policy decisions to direct resources to areas where they can do the most good. Learn more about our HMA Community Strategies.

Community needs assessment—coordinating healthcare policy with other services and supports such as housing and employment resources, cultivating new partnerships with community organizations and identifying strategies for improving care to those who rely on publicly funded services.

Correctional health services—reducing costs while improving quality of care, integrating behavioral and physical healthcare, designing and monitoring provider contracts, managing prescription drug programs and reviewing contract compliance and quality improvement. Learn more about correctional health services.