Briefs & Reports

Governing Article Draws on HMA Expertise

Chris Kardish tapped the expertise of HMA Managing Principal Joan Henneberry for his article, “States Making Long-Term Contraception More Accessible. The Governing article examines how and why states are making Long-Acting Reversible Contraception more accessible to patients and doctors.

HMA Correctional Health Expertise Tapped for Stateline Article

HMA Managing Principal Donna Strugar-Fritsch is a featured expert in Christine Vestal’s story, “Too Sick for Prison Health Care.” The Stateline article, which has appeared in Governing and Kaiser Health News, takes a look at providing health care to an aging prison population and what that means for states. A nationally recognized correctional health care … Read More

Medicaid Health Homes: A Profile of Newer Programs

HMA Managing Principal Mike Nardone and Julia Paradise authored the recently released issue brief, “Medicaid Health Homes: A Profile of Newer Programs” for the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (KCMU). The Affordable Care Act (ACA) established a new state option in the Medicaid program to implement “health homes” for individuals with chronic conditions, … Read More

KCMU Issue Brief Profiles Newer Programs in Medicaid Health Homes

HMA Managing Principal Mike Nardone and Julia Paradise authored the recently released issue brief, “Medicaid Health Homes: A Profile of Newer Programs” for the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (KCMU). The Affordable Care Act (ACA) established a new state option in the Medicaid program to implement “health homes” for individuals with chronic conditions, … Read More

HMA’s Work with Weiss Pediatric Care Featured in Tampa Bay Medical News

HMA is a leading partner and project manager in a joint Florida-Illinois Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) Quality Demonstration Grant which has been working to transform pediatric practices into medical homes through the Florida Pediatric Medical Home Demonstration Project. Building off of the success of an initial medical home transformation collaborative in Florida, … Read More

Care Coordination for California’s Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs: Building Blocks from other States

California has a long history of caring for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN).  For the more than one million CYSHCN in California, care coordination can be critical for linking them and their families to needed medical, developmental, behavioral, educational, and social services, and for providing logistical assistance and emotional support. Coordination … Read More

Care Coordination for California’s Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs: Building Blocks from other States

For the more than one million children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) in California, care coordination can be critical for linking them and their families to needed medical, developmental, behavioral, educational, and social services, and for providing logistical assistance and emotional support. A review of care coordination programs around the country revealed … Read More

HMA’s Meyer Publishes ‘Investing In Public Health: A Life-Cycle Approach’

Better health at lower cost. A new book by health economist Jack Meyer, “Investing in Public Health: A Life-Cycle Approach,” proposes sound investments to achieve these twin goals. Dr. Meyer, a health economist who has authored several prior books and about 100 reports and articles on health reform, is a Managing Principal in the Washington, … Read More

HMA Expands Consulting Reach

Health Management Associates (HMA) is pleased to announce the creation of a new operating division, HMA Community Strategies (HMACS). The new division is based in HMA’s Denver office. HMA Managing Principal Joan Henneberry is the managing director. HMACS is designed to complement and enhance HMA’s consulting services, with a focus on supporting the efforts of … Read More

CHIP Enrollment Snapshot: December 2013

On June 3, the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured released its “CHIP Enrollment Snapshot: December 2013” issue brief. Authored by HMA’s Vern Smith and Kaiser’s Laura Snyder and Robin Rudowitz, the report shows nearly 5.8 million children were enrolled in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in December 2013. That represents a 3.1 … Read More