Briefs & Reports

HMA Colleagues, Report Examines Cost of Stemming Gun Violence

In a new report, “Cost Estimate for Federal Funding for Gun Violence Research and Data Infrastructure,” HMA colleagues were engaged by Arnold Ventures and the Joyce Foundation, to examine the cost to fund research and create a data infrastructure aimed at reducing gun violence. Each organization had previously released separate, but complimentary, reports outlining recommendations to … Read More

HMA Brief Examines State Efforts to Integrate Care Across Medicaid FFS LTSS and Medicare Advantage D-SNPs

Funded by UnitedHealthcare, the issue brief, State Efforts to Integrate Care Across Medicaid Fee-for-Service Long-Term Services and Supports and Medicare Advantage Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans, outlines approaches taken by Medicaid programs seeking to coordinate Medicare and Medicaid services for dually eligible individuals without first implementing standalone Medicaid managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS) programs. … Read More

HMA Examines CMS Innovation Models Over the Past Decade

A new issue brief and accompanying data set by HMA colleagues examines models implemented by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (The Innovation Center) over the past decade and provides evaluation of the findings.

HMA Authors Report Examining Future of COVID-19 Medicare Regulation Changes

A new Issue Brief, authored by Jennifer Podulka and Jon Blum, examines the many changes to Medicare regulations put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. The brief, Which Medicare Changes Should Continue Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic? Four Questions for Policymakers, tracks and categorizes the regulatory changes, describes the benefits and risks of the changes, and … Read More

Issue Brief Explores Personal Health Record for Children, Youth, and Families Involved with Child Welfare in California

HMA Senior Consultant Suzanne Rabideau, Principals Heidi Arthur and Eileen Moscaritolo and Consultant Anh Pham recently developed the issue brief Exploration of a Personal Health Record for Children, Youth, and Families Involved with Child Welfare in CA for California’s Medicaid CalAIM Foster Care Model of Care Workgroup. The issue brief was developed to assist the … Read More

HMA Contributes to NAM Perspectives Discussion Paper ‘Guide for Future Directions for Addiction and OUD Treatment Ecosystem’

HMA Managing Directors R. Corey Waller, MD, MS, and Jean Glossa, MD, MBA, along with members of the Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Working Group of the Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic, recently authored a new National Academy of Medicine Perspectives discussion paper calling for a long-term sustainable approach to preventing and managing … Read More

Youth Needs Assessment Published

With a focus on the needs of young people in detention and correctional facilities, a team of Health Management Associates (HMA) colleagues completed an in-depth assessment designed to guide future planning and decision making around mental health services for youth.

Nursing Home Report Highlights Benefits of Single Resident Rooms

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted nursing home safety and infection control as critical public health issues. A new report authored by HMA colleagues found compelling evidence that single rooms in nursing homes have numerous benefits for both public health and residents’ experience. The authors conclude that transitioning from multi-resident rooms to single rooms should be a … Read More