Integrated Care DC March 2024 Newsletter

New Learning Series to Help Providers Unlock Healthcare Business Success

Register now for a four-part series designed for healthcare professionals, decision-makers, and financial analysts to gain comprehensive insights into healthcare service costs, including practical guidance on cost components, allocations, and value-based payment arrangements, empowering you to optimize business strategies.

:: Download Total Cost of Care Training Series Flyer

Watch On Demand
Determining Cost of Provider Care – A Useful Business Management Tool, Cost of Care Part 1

Watch On Demand
Decoding Healthcare Finances: Understanding Costs and Indirect Allocation Strategies – Cost of Care Part 2

Friday, April 5 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Understanding Cost of Care to Drive Value-Based Payment Arrangements – Cost of Care Part 3
Speakers: Suzanne Daub, LCSW, Principal, Health Management Associates, Art Jones, MD, Principal, Health Management Associates, and Chuck Weiss, Principal, Health Management Associates

Tuesday, May 7 | 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Quality Improvement to Optimize Financial Outcomes – Cost of Care Part 4
Speakers: Chuck Weis, MBA, CPA, Principal, Health Management Associates, Rachel Bembas, PhD, Principal, Health Management Associates, and Suzanne Daub, LCSW, Principal, Health Management Associates


Integrated Care and Community Outreach: C3 Cares Sets New Standard in Whole-Person Healthcare

In the heart of the District, a new healthcare initiative is making waves. Driven by a fundamental belief that quality medical services should be accessible to all, Community Concierge Care (C3 Cares) is leading nurse-led healthcare efforts tailored to underserved communities. The provider is a new coaching site for Integrated Care DC.

At the core of C3 Cares’ mission are primary care providers charged with delivering comprehensive healthcare, including vital behavioral health services, across four public housing sites within the District. Under the guidance of board-certified family nurse practitioner, Dr. Erin Athey, C3 Cares provides easily accessible health screenings, education, and examinations to residents. Services span from care planning and vaccinations to COVID testing, chronic disease management, and telehealth.

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Women and Mental Health

Women’s History Month is an opportunity for us to shine a light on the intersection of mental health and a women’s well-being.

The 2021 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (ScdxHSA) estimated that 23% of all U.S. adults had a mental health disorder that year with a higher prevalence among women at 27.2% compared to men at 18.1%. Additionally, disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder tend to affect women differently or more prevalently than men.

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HAPPENING TOMORROW: Wednesday, March 6 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
DC Provider Directory Workflow Overview
Speakers: Priya Byati, Program Coordinator at CRISP DC, Christal Forte, Project Intern at CRISP DC, and Victor Chatain, Client Account Management Senior Director at careMESH

HAPPENING SOON: Thursday, March 14 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
CRISP DC – Consent Tool
Speaker: Abby Lutz, CRISP DC

REGISTER NOW: Thursday, March 21 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
CRISP DC Webinar Series: Advance Care Planning
Speakers: Corey Main, Account Manager at CRISP DC

REGISTER NOW: Wednesday, April 3 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
DC Provider Directory Use Cases for Primary Care and Hospital Users
Speakers: Priya Byati, Program Coordinator at CRISP DC, Christal Forte, Project Intern at CRISP DC, and Victor Chatain, Client Account Management Senior Director at careMESH

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If you missed any of our live webinars, you can still catch up by watching recordings on-demand in the Learning Library.


You can help inform Medicaid beneficiaries about renewing their Medicaid coverage and exploring other available health insurance options if they no longer qualify for Medicaid, Alliance, or the Immigrant Children’s Program. DHCF recently updated its Stakeholder Communications Toolkit with new materials and messages. The toolkit also has instructions for using the District’s online benefits portal, District Direct. You can help individuals create an account, update their information, and access call centers where interpreters and in-language staff are on hand to assist. All Medicaid beneficiaries should renew their health coverage by or before June 30, 2024.

Upcoming Stakeholder Meetings

DHCF and DBH host regular stakeholder meetings to share information, solicit feedback, and offer training opportunities.

The HIE Policy Board meeting dates for 2024 are:

  • Thursday, April 18, 2024
  • Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • Thursday, October 17, 2024

Is Your Practice Ready?

Integrating whole-person care has improved patient outcomes and increased beneficiary and provider satisfaction. Integrated Care DC will help ensure you have the infrastructure, knowledge, and tools to deliver high-value patient care.

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