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Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9-11:30 a.m. (ET) Brookings Institution – Falk Auditorium 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington, DC 20036 The Brookings Institution’s Braiding and Blending Working Group will host an event in Washington, DC, exploring how to establish more flexible funding strategies to improve community health and economic mobility. The event will be featured in […]

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    Webinar: Using Data Analytics to Better Understand Medicaid Populations with Serious Mental Illness: Additional Data Sources

    Thursday, May 16, 2019 2-3:30 p.m. (ET) The Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program will provide Medicaid agencies with an overview of a new technical resource, Using Data Analytics to Better Understand Medicaid Populations with Serious Mental Illness: Additional Data Sources. This technical resource describes approaches to combining Medicaid data with additional data sources that can assist […]

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    Webinar for State Officials Only: Balancing Value and Affordability – Lessons from New York’s Medicaid Drug Cap and the Role of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. (EST) In its first year of implementation, New York’s Medicaid Drug Cap received national attention for its unique approach to the rising cost of prescription drugs. The cap allows the New York Health Commissioner to negotiate a supplemental rebate with manufacturers if spending on a drug exceeds […]

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    Free, Online Course: The FDA and Prescription Drugs – Current Controversies in Context

    Harvard University is offering a free, eight-week course, The FDA and Prescription Drugs: Current Controversies in Context, starting March 26, 2019. The self-paced course, which requires two to five hours per week, focuses on how the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates pharmaceuticals and explores debates on prescription drug costs, marketing, and testing. Instructors […]

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    Webinar: Complex Care among Medicaid Beneficiaries with Comorbid Substance Use Disorders and Other Chronic Conditions

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019 3 to 4 p.m. (EST) The CMS Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program’s (IAP) Reducing Substance Use Disorder (SUD) program area is hosting a national learning webinar from 3 to 4 p.m. (EST), Wednesday, April 3, 2019, about the critical importance of identifying and treating individuals with comorbid SUD and other chronic conditions. […]

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    Webinar: Maximizing System-Level Data to Address Health and Social Complexity in Children – Spotlight on Oregon

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019 2-3 p.m. (EST) An innovative methodology using system-level data to identify children with health complexity, based on medical and social complexity, is transforming how Oregon officials consider improving quality of care. Learn about this new standardized approach, developed by the Oregon Pediatric Improvement Partnership and Oregon Health Authority, and how it […]

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    Webinar: State Tools to Lower Medicaid Prescription Drug Costs – Exploring Payment Methodologies for Retail and Physician-Administered Drugs

    Friday, March 29, 2019 2-3 p.m. (EST) View the slides     What payment models are the best options to allow savings?  How do state Medicaid programs know if what they pay pharmacies for retail drugs and providers for physician-administered drugs is appropriate? As states struggle with increasing prescription drug costs, they are testing various […]

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    Webinar: Cross-Agency Approaches to Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Treatment

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4-5 p.m. (EST) Watch this NASHP-ASTHO webinar. Cross-agency collaborations are critical to develop and execute comprehensive approaches to substance use disorder (SUD) prevention and treatment. State public health and Medicaid agencies must look beyond their traditional roles to design a strategy greater than the sum of individual agency activities to achieve […]

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    Webinar Recording: Reference-Based Pricing – Leveraging State Purchasing Power to Lower Health Care Spending

    Recorded March 7, 2019 Download Webinar Slides. State spending on health care for employees, retirees and health plans for teachers, university and municipal employees continues to challenge state budgets and raises questions about how best to allocate resources. It is also known that prices in the United States exceed those in other developed nations and […]

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    Webinar: Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model – Notice of Funding Opportunity and Application Review

    Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 2-3:15 p.m. (EST) The CMS Innovation Center will award a maximum of $64.5 million through up to 12 cooperative agreements with state Medicaid agencies and their care delivery model partners for a five-year period. Applications for the MOM Model are due to CMS by 3 p.m. (EST), May 6, 2019.  A CMS […]

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