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February 18, 2016 2:30 PM (ET) In a recently proposed rule, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) is considering providing qualified health plans with the option of offering standardized benefit plans in the federally facilitated marketplace (FFM). CMS contemplates creating standardized plan options at the bronze, silver and gold levels and for every […]

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    HCCI Emerging Uses of Claims Data Webinar Part I Date: Thursday, Dec 3, 2015 Time: 2:30pm-4EST View Webinar Here Download Webinar Slides The first of a two-part webinar series highlighting new research from the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI)-NASHP State Health Policy Grant Program, this webinar focuses on the impact of three state policies that promote alternative […]

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    During this webinar, attendees hear from leaders from two nationally-acclaimed programs, including the Center for Telehealth at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Project ECHO. Discussion includes overviews of each program, including identification of best practices, lessons learned, and key takeaways for state policymakers. Audience Q&A follows.

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    Many individuals involved in the criminal justice system are now eligible for Medicaid in states that expanded the Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act. Health coverage can provide individuals who are leaving incarceration with access to physical and behavioral health services critical to their successful reentry into the community. In some states, correctional agencies have partnered with Medicaid agencies to implement procedures to begin the Medicaid application process as individuals are nearing their incarceration release dates. This webinar features three states—Colorado, New Mexico and Wisconsin—that have initiated efforts to enroll justice-involved individuals in health coverage.

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    Date: Monday, November 23, 2015 Time: 12:30pm-2:00pm Eastern View Webinar Here Download Webinar Slides States are increasingly exploring Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) and DSRIP-like programs as a mechanism to incentivize system transformation and quality improvements in hospitals and other providers that serve high volumes of low-income patients. Operating under the authority of Section […]

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    States Have Numerous Roles in in Fostering Multi-Payer Payment Reform Extend Beyond Funding Date: September 23, 2015 Time; 1:00- 2:30 PM EST View the Webinar Download the Webinar Slides This webinar highlights the roles of different state agencies in multi-payer payment reform, and demonstrate collaboration between distinct state agencies during design and implementation of delivery […]

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    This webinar offered participants an opportunity to learn about cross-agency levers states can use to meet the housing and health needs of homeless populations. The webinar also addressed the financing mechanisms, data infrastructure and strategic partnerships that facilitate the blending of health care and housing funding streams.

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    Each year millions of children miss immunizations, screenings and well visits despite the lifelong benefits of preventive care in childhood. The Affordable Care Act expands coverage of all preventive services recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics in the Bright Futures guidelines. Yet a recent survey found that 57 percent of families are still unaware that these benefits are available free of charge through their health plans. This webinar explores private and public health plan strategies for improving parental education on preventive care and supporting and encouraging providers in ensuring their young patients receive recommended preventive services.

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    As states focus on the next open enrollment period, they must employ strategies to retain enrollees as well as take more directed efforts to reach individuals that remain uninsured yet may qualify for affordable coverage through the marketplaces or expanded Medicaid programs. In this webinar, national and state speakers shared promising and effective strategies for enrollment and retention.

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  • Sharing Information Across Physical and Behavioral Health – Debunking Myths, Developing Strategies
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    Integrating physical and mental health services requires that personal health information is shared appropriately across various settings in order to promote care coordination and better outcomes. In their efforts to support physical and mental health integration, state policymakers can sometimes face barriers to this flow of information due to federal and state laws, provider culture, technical roadblocks, and other factors. This webinar provides a brief overview by Karla Lopez from the Legal Action Center of the federal statutory framework, specifically in the context of integrating physical and behavioral health care.

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