Webinar Replay: HMA Community Health Worker Webinar Series Part 1: Health and Human Services Workforce Needs in the Context of COVID-19

This webinar was held on June 30, 2020. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, state and local governments and safety net providers are faced with a clear indication of disparities in population health outcomes and looming budgetary challenges across the nation. These entities are committed to their residents and are looking for creative strategies … Read More

Webinar Replay: Tracking State Responses to COVID-19 for Home Health and Home Care Providers: Survey Results and Provider Perspectives

This webinar was held on June 9, 2020.  With most federal COVID-19 funding going to hospitals and nursing homes, states are implementing various Medicaid authorities, legislation, and policies of their own to improve access to long-term services and supports, including home and community-based services. HMA home care experts have tracked these state efforts and presented … Read More

Webinar Replay: Supporting the Behavioral Health Workforce During the COVID-19 Response: Strategies for Providers to Sustain and Strengthen the Behavioral Health System

This webinar was held on May 18, 2020. Even as behavioral health providers work tirelessly to respond to COVID-19, the most forward-looking organizations also recognize that the pandemic has laid bare the need to develop a wide variety of short- and long-term solutions to ongoing and emergent needs. The most pressing of these needs concern … Read More

Webinar Replay: Reflecting on HCBS Policies and Practices in Response to COVID-19

This webinar was held on April 17, 2020. Medicaid-covered home and community-based services (HCBS) are critical to the health and well-being of millions of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or behavioral health conditions. In response to COVID-19, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has provided state Medicaid programs with increased … Read More

Webinar Replay: Treatment of Substance Use Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This webinar was held on April 2, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the treatment of individuals with substance use disorder (SUD), including changes in the administration of Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT), new telehealth rules and billing procedures, and other emerging protocols and regulations designed to ensure individuals with SUD continue to receive … Read More

Webinar Replay: Lessons from Colorado Community-Based Organizations Engaged in Provider Partnerships that Address Social Determinants of Health

This webinar was held on January 31, 2020. HMA’s how-to session last year on development and implementation of social determinants of health (SDOH) partnerships for vulnerable Colorado populations was a tremendous success, offering frameworks and tools for effective SDOH initiatives among community-based organizations (CBOs), health systems, and other providers. As a follow-up to this discussion, … Read More