Webinars

Webinar Replay: Partnership Opportunities for Payers, Providers and States: Supportive Housing for High Utilizers

This webinar took place on June 7, 2018. Medicaid managed care plans, health systems, and states are teaming up with community-based organizations and housing authorities to consider a wide variety of supportive housing initiatives. Research indicates that doing so not only improves health outcomes for individuals experiencing homelessness, mental health, and/or substance use disorders, but … Read More

Webinar Replay: Personal Responsibility & Community Engagement in Medicaid

This webinar was held on May 17, 2018. A growing number of state Medicaid agencies are developing initiatives aimed at achieving broader social goals not previously emphasized in Medicaid, including most notably the introduction of community engagement requirements. Personal responsibility initiatives in Medicaid are not new, but today there is intense state and national focus … Read More

Webinar Replay: Innovations in Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports

This webinar was held on February 28, 2018. Health Management Associates and the AARP Public Policy Institute discuss the findings of the new report on Emerging Innovations in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) for Family Caregivers. The report shows that health plans are increasingly recognizing and supporting family caregivers for individuals with LTSS needs. … Read More

Webinar Replay: What’s Next for CMS Innovation Center?

This webinar was held on November 30, 2017. CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced in September that the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) would shift its focus from promoting mandatory, large-scale value-based payment initiatives to an approach that stresses voluntary, home-grown efforts. The upshot: expanded waiver flexibility that will allow providers freedom to develop … Read More

Webinar Replay: Managing Social Determinants of Health: A Framework for Identifying, Addressing Disparities in Medicaid Populations

On September 7, 2017, HMA hosted the webinar, “Managing Social Determinants of Health: A Framework for Identifying, Addressing Disparities in Medicaid Populations,” in partnership with the Disability Policy Consortium. Social determinants of health are increasingly recognized by Medicaid programs as important drivers of poor health outcomes and disparities that lead to higher costs. In response, Medicaid … Read More

Webinar Replay: Merger Readiness – What Behavioral Health Providers and CBOs Need to Know Before Considering a Healthcare Merger

On May 10, 2017, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Merger Readiness: What Behavioral Health Providers and CBOs Need to Know Before Considering a Healthcare Merger.” Behavioral health providers and community-based organizations increasingly face an important decision.  Can they continue to go it alone? Or is it time to consider merging with another entity to … Read More

Webinar Replay: Building a Community Collaborative

On April 12, 2017, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Building a Community Collaborative: Evidence-Based Interventions that Bring Together Healthcare Providers, Community-Based Organizations, and the Criminal Justice System.” Individuals with complex challenges arising from chronic health conditions, mental health and/or substance-abuse disorders, or involvement in the criminal justice system are among the highest-cost utilizers of … Read More