Bundle Up! What’s a Bundled Payment & How Does It Fit Into a VBP framework?

Description: Moving away from FFS and toward more innovative payment models can incentivize providers to deliver more comprehensive multi-disciplinary care. One example of a new payment model is the “Medicare Bundled Payment”. This payment includes multiple services over a period of time (an episode of care), rather than a single service on a day of […]

Integrating Screening for Drug Use in General Medical Settings & Optimizing the Care Team

Description: Universal screening is key to successful detection of who needs further assessment. Additionally, most providers are unaware of the power a brie intervention can have or that what they may already be doing with their patients has an evidence base to support it. This webinar will review the difference between screening and assessment and […]

Behavioral Health Providers Responsibility in Managing Medical Conditions: Making Clinical Improvements and Meeting Quality Metrics

Description: A 2017 RAND study found that 60 percent of American adults now live with at least one chronic condition; 42 percent have more than one. They account for hundreds of billions of dollars in health care spending every year. Individuals with serious mental illness are disproportionately impacted by our siloed physical and behavioral health […]

Perinatal Substance Use: Everything You Wanted to Know

Description: Because many women and persons of childbearing age pregnant with SUD may not readily share information with providers and because pregnancy is a period where the motivation for change is extremely high, positioning providers to identify and care for this population has great potential for establishing a recovery path and changing lives. This webinar […]

Harm Reduction Series Session 1: Harm Reduction Strategies

Description: Health Management Associates invites you to join us for a lunch and learn workshop to learn more about Harm Reduction Strategies. This webinar will review basic information on Harm Reduction Strategies and the impact of changing attitudes regarding harm reduction interventions. This engaging and experiential convening will: Outline overdose data in DC Provide an […]

The Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) Model of Integrated Care

Description: The Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultation model (PCBH) is a psychological approach to population-based clinical health care that is simultaneously co-located, collaborative, and integrated within the primary care clinic. The goal of PCBH is to improve and promote overall health within the general population. This approach is important because approximately half of all patients […]

Providers Responsibility in Managing Medical Conditions: Making Clinical Improvements & Meeting Quality Metrics

Description: What’s the link between pay for performance and healthy eating on a budget? What about the link between quality metrics and understanding nutrition labels? These are all related topics that providers and practices address every day! Care teams work 1:1 with patients to better manage their chronic diseases while at the same time, measuring and […]

Help! We’re so Short Staffed: Best Practices for Hiring and Retaining Your Workforce

Description: This will be a roundtable event. Suzanne Daub, LCSW and Kima Taylor, MD, MPH will facilitate a conversation amongst DC providers to talk about strategies they have used, what has been more or less effective. Suzanne and Kima will share conversationally what they have seen in other places. But the conversation is grounded in […]

Understanding How & Why Providers & Payers Are Using Incentive Payments As A Tool To Improve Integration

Description: We will talk with Dr. Yavar Moghimi, Chief Psychiatric Medical Officer of AmeriHealth Caritas about why integrated care is important and the ways AmeriHealth is working with providers to identify and ultimately achieve key physical and behavioral health outcomes. There will be time for audience questions and answers after a brief interview-style presentation. Register […]

DC Experts Discuss Fentanyl: Is it Different From Other Opioids? Harm Reduction Series Session 3

  Register Description: Fentanyl continues to have an increased presence in the drug supply necessitating reconsideration of prevailing treatment approaches for OUD. This session will explore inadvertent exposure and aspects of OUD treatment that may require updating given the high level of fentanyl now experienced in DC. Outline pharmacological properties of fentanyl contributing to fentanyl’s lethality […]

What Does It Take To Create A Path Towards Incentive Payment?

Description: A provider will demonstrate how it has decided to use the tools provided by AmeriHealth to start looking at integrated care outcomes. There will be time for audience questions and answers after a brief presentation. Register Content Level: Moderate Audience: Licensed Providers, Administrative Operations and Management Staff, Community Workers, and Population Health/Care Management Staff […]