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Thursday, March 7, 2019 2-3:30 p.m. (EST) This webinar explores how Montana is using reference-based pricing and North Carolina is implementing it to tackle its rising health care costs for state employee insurance. During the webinar, state health policy officials who are working to standardize prices paid to hospitals to maintain access and keep spending […]

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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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    Webinar: Integrated Care for Kids (InCK) Model – Notice of Funding Opportunity Application

    Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 2:30 to 4 p.m. (EST) The CMS Innovation Center will award a maximum of $128 million through eight cooperative agreements with state and local participants for a seven-year period (awarding up to $16 million per recipient). Applications to implement the InCK Model are due to CMS by 3 p.m. (EST), June […]

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    Webinar: Medicaid IAP Information Session – New Technical Support Opportunities for States, Reducing Substance Use Disorders

    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 learn about the collaborative learning […]

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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) hosts 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 provide an overview of approaches used for […]

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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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