Integrated Care DC May 2023 Newsletter

One Week Until Integrated Care DC Managed Care Readiness Workshop

We are a week away from our in-person Managed Care Readiness Workshop on Tuesday, May 9 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Marion S. Barry, Jr. Building (Metro: One Judiciary Square). Hosted by the DC Department of Health Care Finance, DBH Training Institute, and Integrated Care DC, this in-person workshop is 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. Here is an overview of the agenda:

  • 8:30 AM – Registration
  • 9:00 AM – Keynote: DHCF and DBH Leadership Perspectives
  • 9:30 AM – Context and Foundational Elements of Managed Care for Behavioral Health
  • 11:00 AM – Planning for Change to Support Managed Care for Behavioral Health
  • 12:00 PM – Lunch
  • 12:30 PM – MCO Panel on Supporting Behavioral Health Integration
  • 2:45 PM – Breakouts: Practice Collaborations ǀ Level of Care Determination ǀ Data Sharing
  • 3:00 PM – Closing Thoughts

CE/CME Credit
Continuing Education approval by the DBH Training Institute is pending. CME credits for this activity are also pending approval. Workshop content is developed by Health Management Associates, Inc.

Due to strong demand, we have reached capacity for this in-person event. If you would like to join the waitlist, please register with the link below. We will give applicants a chance to fill any open slots according to their position on the waitlist.

Date: Tuesday, May 9
Location: Marion S. Barry, Jr. Building, 441 4th Street NW
(Old Council Chambers – Lobby)
Time: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Register Here!

Did you know that Integrated Care DC offers free training, technical assistance, and personalized practice coaching to build your capacity for integrated whole-person care? All DC Medicaid providers, including physical health, behavioral health, specialty, and other provider types, are eligible. Integrated whole-person care improves patient outcomes and increases beneficiary and provider satisfaction. To get started, click the button below to schedule a consultation with one of our expert coaches or visit for learn more.

Upcoming Webinars

Check out one or more of our upcoming Integrated Care DC webinars. 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.

Happening Soon: Wednesday, May 3 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
LGBTQ+ Cultural Competency Training – Part 1
Speaker: Nora L. Carreras, MPA

Happening Soon: Tuesday, May 16 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
New Diagnosis of a Chronic Condition – PCBH Part 11
Speaker: Suzanne Daub, LCSW

Happening Soon: Thursday, May 18 | 12:00 1:00 pm
CRISP DC – Consent Tool

Speaker: Abby Lutz, CRISP DC

Register Now: Tuesday, June 6 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
LGBTQ+ Cultural Competency Training – Part 2
Speaker: Nora L. Carreras, MPA

Register Now: Tuesday, June 20 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Engaging Families – PCBH Series Part 12
Speakers: Suzanne Daub, LCSW and Jennifer Hodgson

Learning Library Resources

In Case You Missed It:

Dosing and Titrating Care

In part ten of our PCBH webinar series, Dr. Neftali Serrano, PsyD discusses how practices should dose and titrate care for individual patients in a way that produces quality outcomes for the patient and allows a provider to care for populations of patients effectively. If you missed this session, we invite you to watch it on demand.

Motivational Interviewing Learning Series

Part 1: Watch on-demand: Motivational Interviewing Refresher: Using Open-Ended Questions, Affirmations, Reflection & Summarizing (OARS) Skills to Strengthen Motivation to Change

Part 2: Watch on-demand: Guiding: Using Motivational Interviewing Skills to Guide Conversations

Quality & Population Health Learning Series

Part 1 – Watch On-demand: Quality Measurement Basics: And Why it Matters

Part 2 – Watch On-demand: Treatment Planning

Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) Learning Series

Watch on-demand all previous PCBH Learning Series

More Resources

Dive into a Topic

Behavioral Health | Econsult/Telehealth | Screening and/or Assessment | HIE | Care Team Optimization | MAT | COVID-19 | Patient Engagement | Stigma Abatement | Substance/OUD

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