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Thursday, February 26, 2015: The webinar focused on the value of developmental screenings for children and the Developmental Screening measure of the Core Set of Children’s Health Care Quality Measures for Medicaid and CHIP. Participants heard about Illinois’ efforts to use policy levers to engage providers in developmental screening, and how the measure is used within the State; and federal efforts to promote the performance and measurement of developmental screenings, and upcoming opportunities for technical assistance.

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    Integrating Community Health Worker Models into Evolving State Health Care Systems

    Monday, February 23, 2015: As states transform their health systems, many are turning to CHWs to tackle some of the most challenging aspects of health improvement, such as facilitating care coordination, enhancing access to community-based services, and addressing social determinants of health. As interest in CHWs continues to rise, so do challenges related to defining roles and scope of practice, training and certification, financing, and integrating CHWs into evolving health care systems. This webinar describes the federal government’s investment in CHWs to set the context and features speakers from state agencies in Massachusetts, New Mexico, and South Carolina who shed light on how each state is addressing these important issues.

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    Supporting State Strategies to Design and Deliver Whole-Person Care in Ambulatory Settings Learning Collaborative: RFA Webinar

    Thursday, December 11, 2014: This webinar provides an opportunity for states to learn more about NASHP’s 2014-2016 Learning Collaborative, Supporting State Strategies to Design and Deliver Whole-Person Care in Ambulatory Settings. This Learning Collaborative offers Technical Assistance to states as they develop and implement programs to integrate primary care, behavioral health, and social services for individuals with chronic medical conditions and comorbidities- particularly vulnerable, low-income populations. Webinar participants had the opportunity to review the Request for Applications (RFA) with NASHP team members and ask questions regarding the application process.

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    Identifying Value in Multi-Payer Payment Reform: The Nuts and Bolts of Quality Measurement

    Thursday, October 16, 2014: As states transform their payment and delivery systems to reward value, reliable and aligned quality measurement is increasingly important. How do states prioritize among the plethora of existing measures, and how do they ultimately define value? This webinar highlights technical and strategic approaches to identifying, selecting, aligning, and implementing quality measures across payers and delivery system models.

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    Care Coordination under the Medicaid Benefit for Children and Adolescents

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014: Care coordination provides a bridge across multiple systems that serve children and families, helping to ensure that a child receives additional screening, diagnosis and/or treatment as recommended by a health care practitioner. Care coordination strategies can help link providers and care settings by facilitating the arrangement of: appointments, referral forms, transportation, reminders and follow-up, and feedback reporting. This NASHP webinar provides a federal perspective from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on opportunities and promising strategies for states to coordinate care for children and adolescents enrolled in Medicaid.

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    The Road to Evidence-Based Decision Making: Steps for Using Research to Inform State Policy

    Thursday, August 14, 2014: This webinar introduces a new tool for state policymakers: A Roadmap for State Policymakers to Use Comparative Effectiveness and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research to Inform Decision Making (coming August 5, 2014). With support from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), NASHP created this guide to assist states in making evidence-based policy decisions. This webinar provides an overview of the Roadmap and discusses how policymakers can—and are—using research to inform their work with a particular focus on Comparative Effectiveness Research and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research.

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    NASHP Webinar: Strategies to Support Expanded Roles for Non-Clinicians on Primary Care Teams: Two State Case Studies

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014: There is strong evidence that team-based primary care has significant benefits for patients and providers. Some care teams now include non-clinicians, such as medical assistants, health coaches, care coordinators, or community health workers. This requires both a financing source to support non-clincians’ services and training to integrate them with clinical care teams. This webinar provides context on the evidence supporting expanded roles for non-clinicians as members of care teams, and highlights case studies from two states, Maine and South Carolina, that have successfully leveraged Medicaid financing for non-clinician services and harnessed training opportunities to support expanded roles within redesigned primary care teams.

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    Sustaining Momentum in Multi-Payer Payment Reform: Transitioning from Design to Implementation

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014: This webinar explores the leap from health system transformation planning to practice by showcasing four leading states that are designing and implementing multi-payer payment reforms. Through a facilitated discussion, state officials discuss policy levers to shift payment systems away from fee-for-service, offer strategies for sustaining stakeholder momentum and commitment, and share perspectives on promising practices for and operational challenges of turning a plan for multi-payer payment reform into reality.

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    Beyond the Screening: Treatment Services under the Medicaid Benefit for Children and Adolescents

    Thursday, July 24, 2014: This NASHP webinar provides a federal perspective from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on how states can leverage the Medicaid benefit for children and adolescents (also known as EPSDT) to meet the treatment needs of children. This is followed by a conversation with presenters from Colorado and Washington about treatment services under the EPSDT benefit and their processes for determining service coverage.

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    Enrollment 1.0: State Reflections on ACA’s First Year and What’s Next

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014: What are states learning so far about what works to enroll eligible individuals and what are their top-line priorities getting ready for the next open enrollment period in November 2014? This webinar provides an opportunity to learn about promising strategies and innovations states are piloting related to enrollment and retention into insurance affordability programs, including through state-based exchanges and coordination with the federally facilitated marketplace (FFM).

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