State-federal partnerships that provide health coverage for people with low incomes, children, pregnant women, parents of dependent children and disabled individuals.
This event outlined the various coverage-related elements at play over the next six to nine months, their tradeoffs, and how they may impact various stakeholders, including consumers, state leaders, and payers.
During this session, panelists provided an overview of home and community-based services, including populations receiving these services, current enrollment numbers, workforce challenges, benefits of HCBS, and barriers to caring for complex populations.
This event helped the audience understand the current policy landscape shaping Medicare and Medicaid programs as well as principles of person- and community-centered care. Speakers discussed lessons learned from the PHE, including insights from recent research and on-the-ground experts, and highlighted policy levers available to state and federal policymakers to build upon these current flexibilities.
This briefing provided a round-up of state-level policies enacted during the past few years that are focused on cost containment, complex care, and drug pricing reform. Panelists overviewed health policies implemented and evaluated at the state level, synthesize major lessons and takeaways from these policies, and highlighted states or programs to watch in 2022.
This event highlighted current trends in enrollment, premiums, and out-of-pocket costs in private insurance markets, and presented challenges and opportunities in getting eligible consumers enrolled in appropriate coverage. Panelists also explored coverage affordability and enrollment levers, including potential policy actions at federal and state levels.
In this briefing, experts overviewed demographics of the Native American population in the United States as well as the current policy and regulatory landscape that guides and directs Native American health care infrastructure.
This 3-hour summit convened and informed health policy and oncology research communities about critical issues related to patient-centered cancer care and offered lessons, strategies, and policy approaches for the short and long term.
During this exclusive on-the-record briefing for reporters, Admiral Rachel L. Levine, M.D., Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provided some opening remarks and responded to audience questions.
This briefing will examine the difference between perinatal health and perinatal mental health and their intrinsic relationship. Panelists will delve into factors contributing to perinatal health and mental health as well as policy levers and promising solutions available to stakeholders to reduce and prevent mental health symptoms and mood disorders.
Elizabeth Fowler, J.D., Ph.D., director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) and deputy administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provided some opening remarks and responded to audience questions.
This briefing provided background on Medicare payment reform, including new value-based models that have evolved over the past decade.
This briefing provided a brief landscape of the dual eligible population and the challenges they face when seeking comprehensive coverage and care. Attendees learned about the spectrum of integration of the Medicare and Medicaid programs on behalf of this population, and defined what success looks like in an integrated plan.
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This briefing provided a high-level overview of the budget reconciliation process and also discussed potential applications of reconciliation to address national economic and health policy concerns of the 117th Congress and the new administration.
This webinar will explain the role of Medicaid in the COVID-19 pandemic. Panelists will discuss financing challenges of the Medicaid program—the nation’s health care safety net—as more people become eligible for Medicaid coverage and demand for health services shifts.
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During this webinar, analysts discussed the outstanding legislative and regulatory activities that Congress and the administration are likely to pursue before the end of the year.
This briefing identified policies to prevent pregnancy-related deaths and address the forces resulting in the disproportionate maternal health outcomes. Panelists discussed policy options that support interventions among providers and public health entities to address the clinical and social drivers of maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity.
This webinar examined the role of health care in the upcoming elections and the potential health policy implications for Congress, the administration, and state governments.
During this briefing, panelists described factors that impact the quality, affordability, and accessibility of care for children with complex medical needs.
This webinar examined the landscape of impending health policy legal decisions, including constitutional challenges to the ACA, disputes surrounding risk corridor programs, challenges to Medicaid program work requirements, and disputes around Medicaid expansion ballot initiatives.
The purpose of this briefing was to highlight emerging best practices in Medicaid LTSS program design that promote high-quality, cost-effective, person-centered care.
This purpose of this briefing was to review the value of immunizations for aging adults, highlight factors that impact access to immunizations, and provide a review of coverage for adult vaccines under public and private insurance.
This briefing provided an update on the overall state of play with payment reform, and the effort to move away from fee for service and toward value-based payment. Panelists discussed the interplay between the public and private sectors, and, given likely future directions for the CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, highlighted areas where the private sector may be best positioned to lead. Panelists shared what this means for future policy options and needs.
This webinar gave attendees an understanding of the Medicaid waiver landscape heading into a busy fall, when precedent-setting decisions are expected on several states’ proposals. Speakers discussed the kinds of flexibility states have asked for – and are likely to ask for in the coming months and years – and how these changes may affect Medicaid beneficiaries, state budgets, and the future of the ACA coverage discussion.