Off the Cuff January 7, 2019


Off the Cuff: CVH Clinical and Community Connections for State & Local Public Health Departments
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Facilitated by the Cardiovascular Health Network of NACDD
Issue 128, January 7, 2019
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Webinars and Calls Worth Your Time

Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative Monthly Call
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, 2-3:00 p.m. ET
Sponsor: NACDD CVH Team

The Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative (ECC) is a peer-led group of epidemiologists and evaluators who meet monthly to support each other in navigating 1815 and 1817 epidemiology, surveillance, evaluation, and performance measures. Participants have the opportunity to share resources, discuss what they are working on, ask questions, and provide feedback to CDC. Log on to Adobe Connect and call 1-877-273 4202, room 793-903-441 at the time indicated above. If you’re not receiving emails and agendas from MaryCatherine Jones about EEC meetings, join our listserv by emailing   

From Demonstration to Coverage: Highlights from the Medicaid Coverage for the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) Demonstration Project (2016 ā€“ 2019)
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, 2:30-4 p.m. ET
Sponsors: NACDD Diabetes Team and CDC
Register here

Please join Maryland and Oregon, CDC, NACDD, and Leavitt Partners to examine key learnings and results from this landmark project and consider how your state can advance Medicaid coverage for the National DPP lifestyle change program.

Learning Objectives:
By participating in this webinar, chronic disease directors, directors of health promotion, and chronic disease program practitioners will be able to: 

  1. Identify evaluation results and key lessons learned from the Medicaid Coverage for the National DPP Demonstration Project. 
  2. Identify the elements of operationalizing this benefit that will need further exploration on a state-by-state basis, such as Medicaid enrolled provider status, network adequacy, and budget considerations. 
  3. Describe ways that Medicaid and public health can work together to promote and operationalize coverage for the National DPP lifestyle change program.

News and Resources from CDC, NACDD, and National Partners

From CDC, NACDD and Rice University
Repeat of Introductory ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online Course

Due to overwhelming demand, CDC, NACDD, and Rice University are offering a repeat of the introductory cours

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