Webinar Replay: Evolving Integrated Managed Care Models for Medicare-Medicaid Dual Eligible Beneficiaries: Key Considerations for Health Plans

Managed care plans face significant strategic and operational questions when it comes to serving individuals enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid. That’s because existing managed care models and state and federal policies are evolving in ways that will dramatically impact the roles and responsibilities of participating plans. What’s more, no single model has emerged as … Read More

Webinar Replay: Medicaid Health Homes

Health Homes have been implemented in at least 22 states under the federal Medicaid Health Home state plan option, and initial results illustrate the potential for meaningful improvements in the quality and cost of care associated with serving individuals with chronic physical, mental, or behavioral conditions. During this webinar, HMA experts discuss some of the … Read More

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

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