Webinars

Webinar Replay: First Take on New Medicaid Managed Care Regulations

On May 28, 2015, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “HMA’s ‘First Take’ on New Medicaid Managed Care Regulations.” CMS just released a new set of proposed Medicaid managed care and CHIP regulations – the first major update of federal rules for health plans in state-sponsored programs in more than a decade. The changes seek … Read More

Webinar Replay: Breaking Down the Armstrong Ruling and What It Means

On April 30, 2015, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center: A Real-world Analysis.” The U.S. Supreme Court recently limited the ability of healthcare providers to file lawsuits against state Medicaid programs over the adequacy of provider payment rates. The court’s decision in … Read More

Webinar Replay: Culturally Responsive Health Care and CLAS Standards

On March 12, 2015, HMA Information Services hosted the webinar, “Do the Right Thing: Culturally Responsive Health Care and the Federally Mandated CLAS Standards.” Not only is culturally responsive health care the right thing to do, but key elements are mandated by the federal CLAS standards (Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services). There is also a … Read More

Webinar Replay: A Guide to Planning Integrated Care for Underserved Populations

On Jan. 28, 2015, HMA Information Services (HMAIS) hosted the webinar, “Shoulder to Shoulder: A Guide to Planning Integrated Care for Underserved Populations.” Just in time for those planning to apply for SAMHSA’s $1.6 million Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI) opportunity, the webinar featured our integration experts discussing key factors for successfully planning, … Read More

Webinar Replay: Public Health Departments in the Era of Delivery System Reform

On Nov. 19, 2014, the HMA Healthcare Transformation Institute, formally the Accountable Care Institute, hosted the webinar, “Public Health Departments in the Era of Delivery System Reform.” This webinar explored the importance of local and state health department involvement and leadership in the discussions and decision-making processes related to health care delivery and finance reforms. … Read More

Webinar Replay: Veterans – Benefits and V.A. System Access

On Nov. 12, 2014, HMA hosted the webinar, “Medicaid in an Era of Health and Delivery System Reform.” Bill Allman, Veteran’s Program Manager, Washington State Health Care Authority, and HMA Principal Doug Porter presented. They highlighted Washington’s Veterans Benefit Enhancement project which is viewed as a model that could be expanded nationwide and explored how … Read More

Webinar Replay: Medicaid in an Era of Health and Delivery System Reform

On Nov. 7, 2014, HMA hosted the webinar, “Medicaid in an Era of Health and Delivery System Reform.” HMA Managing Principals Vern Smith, Kathy Gifford and Eileen Ellis talked about the findings from the Kaiser Family Foundation’s (KFF) 14th annual 50-state Medicaid budget survey, which they co-authored along with KFF’s Robin Rudowitz and Laura Snyder. … Read More

Webinar Replay: Managed Care and Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Innovative Approaches to Care Coordination

On Nov. 4, 2014 HMA hosted a webinar by Principal Shane Spotts, “Managed Care and Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Innovative Approaches to Care Coordination.” Shane is a leading expert on trends in managed care and I/DD. During the webinar he provided an overview of the most recent initiatives and strategies, including an assessment … Read More