Webinars

Upcoming Webinar

May24
1 - 2 pm EDT

Electronic Visit Verification for Personal Care Services, Home Health

Understanding and Implementing New Requirements of the 21st Century Cures Act

The 21st Century Cures Act requires state Medicaid programs to implement electronic visit verification (EVV) for personal care services in 2019 and home health care in 2023. While the aims are noble – reducing fraud and improving quality of care – the practical considerations of understanding and implementing EVV will pose a tremendous challenge for … Read More

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Upcoming Webinar

June7
1 - 2 pm EDT

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

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 also reduces utilization of emergency room services, inpatient … Read More

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

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. The webinar also featured the real-world experiences of … Read More

Webinar Replay: New Life for 1332 Waivers: Next Steps in State Health Insurance Exchange Market Innovation

With the current administration aiming to provide increased state flexibility in the use of federal healthcare funds, ACA Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers may attract renewed interest. Section 1332 waivers allow states to modify certain aspects of their health insurance Exchange markets and operating rules, for example, easing regulations on benefit levels, allowing flexibility in … Read More

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

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 and test a wide variety of value-based solutions. … 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

Webinar Replay: How CBOs Contract, Receive Reimbursement for HCBS in Medicaid Arrangements – A Blueprint for Success

On March 1, 2017, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “How Community-Based Organizations Contract and Receive Reimbursement for Home and Community-Based Services in Medicaid Arrangements – A Blueprint for Success.” Community-based organizations (CBOs) have a long history of supporting people with disabilities and older adults to live and thrive in the community, through a variety … Read More

Webinar Replay: Relationship-Centered Care

On February 16, 2017, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Relationship-Centered Care: A Healthcare Provider’s Guide to Patient Engagement, Shared Decision Making, and Improved Outcomes.” Relationship-centered care is more than just a good bedside manner. It’s an entire primary and behavioral care construct designed to foster patient engagement, shared decision making, and a deep collaborative … Read More