Children's Emotional Health Link invites pediatricians, family practitioners, medical-pediatric physicians and pediatric nurse practitioners to participate in an educational program “Mastering Pediatric Care in the Age of Healthcare Reform: Thriving in a Patient-Centered Model.” The goal of this course is to enhance pediatric practitioners' confidence in providing psychosocial assessment, management, and referral for children and families.
Multi-payer payment reform. New delivery models. Patient-centered, value-based care. Significant investment--including funding to states through CMS's State Innovations Models initiative (SIM)—has gone toward transforming care delivery. State officials and key stakeholders seeking to transform health care delivery are invited to learn about a vision for infrastructure necessary to enable this transformation.
Of the 22 million uninsured expected to gain coverage under the Affordable Care Act in 2014, more than 4 million projected to take-up coverage will have mental health or substance use disorders. On this webinar, after a brief overview of new data made available by SAMHSA, state and local officials and other experts will talk about how states are preparing to ensure service access for these individuals newly covered through Medicaid and Health Insurance Exchanges. The panelists will answer questions about how this data will help to inform state decisions on issues like:
What are the challenges related to engaging multiple payers? What strategies have been used to overcome them? Join AcademyHealth for a Web event hosted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Health Care Innovations Exchange to learn about Maryland's Multi-Payer Program, a statewide initiative that supports the development of patient-centered medical homes with financial incentive structures designed to promote provider participation.
AcademyHealth and Westat are pleased to work with the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange for this Web event.
With new care delivery models moving ahead in the market and encouraged in the Affordable Care Act, understanding the results will shape policy moving forward. While core elements of these models vary - i.e., primary care logistics, team-based care, patient-centered focus, populations' needs - so do the payment mechanisms being deployed to support these models.