Webinars

Webinar Replay: Veterans – Benefits and V.A. System Access

On Nov. 12, 2014, HMA hosted the webinar, “Medicaid in an Era of Health and Delivery System Reform.” Bill Allman, Veteran’s Program Manager, Washington State Health Care Authority, and HMA Principal Doug Porter presented. They highlighted Washington’s Veterans Benefit Enhancement project which is viewed as a model that could be expanded nationwide and explored how … Read More

Webinar Replay: Medicaid in an Era of Health and Delivery System Reform

On Nov. 7, 2014, HMA hosted the webinar, “Medicaid in an Era of Health and Delivery System Reform.” HMA Managing Principals Vern Smith, Kathy Gifford and Eileen Ellis talked about the findings from the Kaiser Family Foundation’s (KFF) 14th annual 50-state Medicaid budget survey, which they co-authored along with KFF’s Robin Rudowitz and Laura Snyder. … Read More

Webinar Replay: Managed Care and Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Innovative Approaches to Care Coordination

On Nov. 4, 2014 HMA hosted a webinar by Principal Shane Spotts, “Managed Care and Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Innovative Approaches to Care Coordination.” Shane is a leading expert on trends in managed care and I/DD. During the webinar he provided an overview of the most recent initiatives and strategies, including an assessment … Read More

Webinar Replay: The Value Proposition of Medicare ACOs

On June 18, 2014 HMA’s Healthcare Transformation Institute, formally the Accountable Care Institute, presented “Medicare Accountable Care Organizations: The Value Proposition,” the third in a three-part webinar series. HMA Principal Dr. Art Jones, MD, a pioneer in the accountable care movement, explored the financial considerations for establishing a Medicare ACO. The slide deck for this … Read More

Webinar Replay: ACOs and Effective Care Management

On May 28, 2014 HMA’s Healthcare Transformation Institute, formally the Accountable Care Institute, presented “The Medicare ACO: Effective Care Management and its Anticipated Impact,” the second in a three-part webinar series. HMA Principals Lynne Fagnani, Dr. Art Jones, MD, and Nancy Jaeckels offered lessons learned from the latest Medicare demonstrations and talked about the importance … Read More

Webinar Replay: Lessons Learned from ACA Early Implementation: Exchanges, Medicaid Expansion and System Transformation

On April 30, 2014 HMA leveraged the vast expertise of our national consulting team to explore the early takeaways from ACA implementation and offer insights about what we can expect to see as implementation continues. The HMA Expert Roundtable “Lessons Learned from ACA Early Implementation: Exchanges, Medicaid Expansion and System Transformation” featured: Moderator Vern Smith, … Read More

Webinar Replay: Becoming a Medicare ACO

On April 29, 2014 HMA’s Healthcare Transformation Institute, formally the Accountable Care Institute, presented “Becoming a Medicare ACO,” the first in a three-part webinar series. HMA Principals Lynne Fagnani, Denise Soffel and Dr. Art Jones, MD, provided background information about the Medicare shared savings program and reviewed the Medicare ACO application process. The slide deck … Read More

Webinar Replay – New Faces in the Expansion Population: Parolees and Ex-Offenders

On March 25, 2013 HMA hosted a webinar by Principal Donna Strugar-Fritsch, “New Faces in the Expansion Population: Parolees and Ex-Offenders.” Donna, who has a BSN with a master’s in public administration and is a certified correctional health care professional, talked about the challenges and opportunities of covering this special (and large) population. The slide … Read More

Webinar Replay: The Economics of the Medicaid Expansion

On November 30, 2012, HMA hosted a webinar by leading independent Medicaid policy and financing experts Jack Meyer, Vern Smith, and Kathy Gifford.  They offered an objective perspective on the direct and indirect fiscal considerations of the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The slide deck for this webinar can be retrieved by clicking the “DOWNLOAD” button … Read More

Webinar Replay: Empanelment in an Accountable Care Environment

Empanelment is the process of creating and maintaining an association between each patient and a primary care provider, and extends that continuity relationship to a team including a nurse, medical assistant and clerical staff. It is a critical first step in the transformation of primary care delivery to a Patient Centered Medical Home model of … Read More