Webinars

  Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 3-4 p.m. (EST) The CMS Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program’s (IAP) Reducing Substance Use Disorder (SUD) program area is launching two new technical support opportunities for state Medicaid agencies. All interested states are encouraged to attend the information session to learn more. During this information session, states will learn about the […]

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    Webinar: A New Approach to Assessing Family Engagement in Health Care Systems

    Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 10-11 a.m. (PST) Health care providers, payers and systems serving children, youth and families increasingly focus on family engagement as a strategy to improve health care delivery, enhance consumer and provider satisfaction, and reduce costs. Assessing how well an organization or agency is engaging families is a critical step in achieving […]

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    Webinar: IAP Data Analytics for States – So You Built a Dashboard, State Medicaid Agency Experiences

    Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 3-4 p.m. (EST) CMS’s Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program (IAP) will host a national webinar for state Medicaid agencies interested in learning about state Medicaid approaches and experiences in developing public-facing and internal dashboards. In this interactive webinar, presenters from New Jersey and Washington Medicaid agencies will provide an overview of approaches […]

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    Webinar: Advancing Palliative Care for Adults with Serious Illness – A National Review of State Palliative Care Policies and Programs

    Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 1-2 p.m. (EST) Listen to the Webinar. Download the Slides. Palliative care access remains a challenge across the country, despite its alignment with many states’ goals to improve patients’ health care experience and care quality, and reduce costs. Palliative care is interdisciplinary, patient-centered care for individuals with serious illness, provided in […]

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    IAP Data Analytic Technical Support for State Medicaid Agencies

    Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 3-4 p.m. (EST) CMS’s Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program (IAP) Data Analytics functional area is launching a third round of our technical support opportunity for state Medicaid agencies to assist in building their data analytic capacity as they design and implement delivery system reforms. All interested states are encouraged to attend the […]

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    Medicaid Alternative Payment Models for Prescription Drugs: Do They Add Value for States?

    Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 2-3 pm (EST) Listen to the Webinar. Download the Slides. As states struggle with the increasing cost of prescription drugs, they are testing various alternative payment models (APMs). The Oklahoma Health Care Authority is a national leader with four alternative payment models in the form of direct contracts with pharmaceutical manufacturers. […]

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    Webinar: How States Use 1332 Waivers to Develop Reinsurance Programs to Stabilize Markets

    Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 4 to 5 p.m. (EST) Listen to the Webinar. Download the Slides. Section 1332 waivers empower states to think creatively about how they can deliver quality and affordable health coverage to their populations. As new state leaders take office, time will be ripe for states to consider how to best use […]

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    Medicaid Managed Long-term Services and Supports Programs for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

    Tuesday, December 04, 2018 3:00pm to 4:00pm EST States are increasingly providing services to Medicaid beneficiaries with complex health care needs through managed care delivery systems to help control the cost of care, improve health outcomes of enrollees, and improve the quality of the care enrollees receive.  States are also starting to include behavioral health and […]

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    Strengthening Health Care Delivery Systems for Children with Special Health Care Needs and the Role of Quality Measurement

    Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 2-3 p.m. (EST) States are in the midst of rapid transformation of their health care delivery systems, including how they provide services to children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). As of June 2017, 47 states and Washington, DC, use some form of managed care to provide services to […]

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    State Strategies for Using Shared Plans of Care to Improve Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

    State Strategies for Using Shared Plans of Care to Improve Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

    The current opioid epidemic is driving a heightened focus on substance use disorder (SUD) prevention and treatment for pregnant and parenting women, who have unique needs and face unique challenges. However, gaps in care often remain, particularly during the postpartum period. This NASHP webinar, supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration, will highlight a […]

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