Integrated Care DC Managed Care Readiness (In-Person) Workshop on May 9
Integrated Care DC and the DC Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) are hosting an in-person workshop for behavioral health providers and other organizations seeking to prepare for the upcoming carve-in of behavioral health to the District’s Medicaid Managed Care Program. To succeed in managed care, new organizational competencies are needed, including understanding of managed care principles, how to communicate effectively with managed care partners, and how to effectively demonstrate the value of care through quality measurement and population health. This workshop will help leadership, clinical and operational staff, and other stakeholders increase knowledge and prepare for behavioral health integration.
Date: Tuesday, May 9
Location: One Judiciary Square, 441 4th Street NW (Old Council Chambers – Lobby)
Time: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
National Minority Health Month and National Public Health Week for Healthy Communities
As April’s showers bring the promise of May flowers, April also heralds the annual commemoration of National Minority Health Month and National Public Health Week (NPHW). The respective themes of these two observances, “Better Health Through Better Understanding” and “Centering and Celebrating Cultures in Health,” highlight the need to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority communities and to reduce health disparities. In her proclamation declaring April 3–9, 2023 as NPHW in Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser called on all Washingtonians to better understand and address preventable risk factors and social determinants of health, such as poverty, transportation barriers, and lack of economic opportunity, that contribute to poor health and behavioral health outcomes.
Consent Management Tool Webinars
CRISP DC has launched a new consent tool, which enables substance use disorder (SUD) providers who have executed a qualified service agreement to share data protected by 42 CFR Part 2 through the HIE upon patient consent. This tool aims to improve care coordination between SUD providers and other health care providers, strengthen continuity of care for patients throughout SUD treatment levels, and ease workflow burden when obtaining consent and disclosing information.
Register Now: Thursday, April 20 | 12-1:00 pm | For more webinar dates, visit CRISP DC Webinar Series: SUD Consent Tool
Advanced Care Planning Webinars
CRISP DC is offering an advance care planning solution to all District providers at no cost. User-friendly forms allow providers to work with patients to create advanced care plans at the point of care and then to make them available for viewing within CRISP DC as needed DC Fire and EMS responders, ambulatory providers, and other care teams. Several webinars are planned during the week of April 3. You can register at Advanced Care Planning or below:
Other Upcoming Webinars
Integrated Care DC recently launched three learning series – Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH), Quality & Population Health, and Motivational Interviewing – to provide practical skills to tackle common practice challenges. You’ll find the latest session listed below as well as an upcoming lunch and learn session on Building Enhanced Referrals. You can earn one CME/CE credit for each one-hour live session. As a reminder: prior attendance is not required for any webinar series. If you missed a live webinar, you can still catch up by watching recordings on-demand in the Learning Library.
PCBH Learning Series
Part 10 – Register Now: Tuesday, April 18 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Dosing and Titrating Care
Speakers: Suzanne Daub, LCSW, and Neftali Serrano, PsyD, Collaborative Family Healthcare Association
Part 11 – Register Now: Tuesday, May 16 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
New Diagnosis of a Chronic Condition
Speakers: Suzanne Daub, LCSW
Part 12 – Register Now: Tuesday, June 20 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Speakers: Suzanne Daub, LCSW, and Jennifer Hodgson
Watch on-demand all previous PCBH Learning Series
Motivational Interviewing Learning Series
Quality & Population Health Learning Series
Part 1 – Watch On-demand: Quality Measurement Basics: And Why it Matters (Quality & Population Health Series, Part 1)
Part 2 – Watch On-demand: Treatment Planning (Quality & Population Health Series, Part 2)
Latest from the Learning Library
- Treatment Planning (Quality & Population Health Series, Part 2)
- Guiding: Using Motivational Interviewing Skills to Guide Conversations (Motivational Interviewing Series, Part 2)
- Quality Measurement Basics: And Why it Matters (Quality & Population Health Series, Part 1)
- Is a 20-minute consultation realistic? (PCBH Series Part 8)
- Motivational Interviewing Refresher: Using Open-Ended Questions, Affirmations, Reflection & Summarizing (OARS) Skills to Strengthen Motivation to Change (Motivational Interviewing Series, Part 1)
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