Webinars

Webinar Replay: Preparing for the New Medicaid Managed Care Regulations

On May 17, 2016, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Preparing Your Organization for the New Medicaid Managed Care Regulations.” After months of comment, discussion, and revision, CMS has released the final version of its new Medicaid managed care regulations, and now it’s up to health plans, states, and providers to comply. What’s required is … Read More

Webinar Replay: Marrying Strategic, Operational and Information Technology Planning

On May 17, 2016, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Marrying Strategic, Operational and Information Technology Planning: Two Separate Frameworks in Support of Common Goals for Healthcare Organizational Efficiency and Effectiveness.” Strategic planning and operations needs assessment go hand-in-hand. That’s especially true for healthcare organizations in an emerging world of risk-sharing, population health management, and … Read More

Webinar Replay: Using a Policy Framework to Foster Provider Practice Transformation

On May 12, 2016, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Using a Policy Framework to Foster Provider Practice Transformation: How the District of Columbia Launched Major Delivery System Change through its Medicaid Health Home Program for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness.” Many states are looking to health homes to coordinate care and reduce costs for … Read More

Webinar Replay: The Impact of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

On May 11, 2016, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Understanding the Impact of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act – Final Regulations.” The long awaited final regulations for the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act are out, with important implications for Medicaid managed care plans, behavioral health providers, and other stakeholders … Read More

Webinar Replay: Are You Ready for Strengthened HIPAA Regulations?

On April 26 2016, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “‘Business Associates’ Redefined: What Healthcare Organizations Need to Know to Comply with Strengthened HIPAA Regulations.” Attention healthcare providers, managed care plans and other entities that are covered by HIPAA regulations pertaining to patient data. Your relationship with third-party contractors and other outside “business associates” is … Read More

Webinar Replay: Trauma-Informed Care

On April 26 2016, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Trauma-Informed Care: Overview and Best Practices in Patient Screening.” More than three-quarters of Medicaid recipients report experiences of trauma and violence during their childhoods. These experiences may include verbal, physical or sexual abuse; living in poverty or violent surroundings, including war zones; or living with … Read More

Webinar Replay: Empowered Leadership Can Transform Care for Vulnerable Populations

On April 19, 2016, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Empowered Leadership Can Transform Care for Vulnerable Populations.” The emerging transformation of healthcare delivery for safety net populations is forcing clinical and administrative leaders into unfamiliar territory. Successful leadership requires an enhanced set of skills, combining the traditional emphasis on clinical proficiency with the kind … Read More

Webinar Replay: Targeting Readmissions

On March 30, 2016, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Targeting Readmissions: A Collaborative Strategy for Hospitals, Health Plans and Local Communities.” Even as hospitals work to reduce readmissions through internal quality improvement efforts, local healthcare communities must also play an active role in addressing factors outside the hospital’s control. The truth is that a … Read More

Webinar Replay: Transgender Care and Transitioning

On March 15 2016, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Transgender Care and Transitioning: Implications of New Health Insurance Coverage Guidelines and Research Findings on the Experiences of Transgender Individuals in the Health Care System.” New proposed federal regulations require health plans to cover all medically necessary care for transgender individuals, including transition-related services. But … Read More

Webinar Replay: Launching a Successful Medicare Advantage Plan

On March 9, 2016, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Launching a Successful Medicare Advantage Plan: Key Strategic, Product, and Operational Considerations.” A growing number of health systems and Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) are moving to become Medicare Advantage plans. The launch of a Medicare Advantage plan can transition a health system to value-based payments … Read More