OTF April 22, 2019


Off the Cuff: CVH Clinical and Community Connections for State & Local Public Health Departments
Information from state and national partners
Facilitated by the Cardiovascular Health Network of NACDD
Issue 142, April 22, 2019
Contact us at healthsystems@chronicdisease.org


From Your Colleagues

From Janae Duncan, Chronic Disease Director, Utah Department of Public Health

Question: Are any states working with their Medicaid office to implement a value-based payment system for hypertension? If you are working on this, please email me, Janae Duncan, janaeduncan@utah.gov. Thank you!

Calls and Webinars Worth Your Time

Medicaid Delivery and Payment Reform: Experience of Massachusetts and New York Community Health Centers
Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2 – 3:30 pm ET 
Sponsor: RCHN Clinical Directors Network

Massachusetts and New York are national leaders in delivery and payment reform. This session will provide an overview of MA and NY Medicaid delivery system and payment reform demonstrations, focused on community health center and primary care association participation, experience, and leadership. The speakers will offer findings from a recent in-depth study and provide insights for other states and national policymakers involved in the effort to attain deep and lasting health care delivery transformation.

Speakers include: Sara Rosenbaum, J.D., Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy, Milken Institute School of Public Health,George Washington University; Vikki Wachino, MPP, Principal, Viaduct Consulting; Rose Duhan, MPH, President and CEO, Community Health Care Association of New York State; Kaitlin McColgan, Vice President, Government Affairs and Public Policy, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers; Feygele Jacobs, DrPH, MS (Moderator), President and CEO, RCHN Community Health Foundation. 

Register here for the webcast.