Week of September 20, 2022

Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): Workforce and Enabling Technology

August 31 LTQA sharing of ADvancing States summary papers

Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): Measuring California’s Progress

August 25 Justice in Aging announced issue brief

HHS Approves First Medicaid Mobile Crisis Intervention Services Program

September 12 CMS announcement

Supporting Whole-Person Care Through Crisis

September 12 NACBHD shared Netsmart diagram

Effective Use of Peer Supports in Behavioral Health Care and Crisis Intervention

September 12 FUSA webinar recording

Can Integrated Care Help Address America’s Behavioral Health Crisis?

September 15 Commonwealth Fund blog

HHS Roadmap for Behavioral Health Integration

September 16 HHS and HHS ASPE announced roadmap

Recognizing the Importance of DSPs -U.S. Department of Labor

September 16 DOL ODEP news announcement headline on Direct Support Professionals (DSPs)

Hiring Practices That Support State Integration of Community Health Workers

September 12 ASTHO blog

Strengthening and Modernizing the Public Health System

September 16 Alliance for Health Policy briefing event

Chronic Disease Family Caregiving Through a Public Health Lens

September 14 National Alliance for Caregiving and Nat Assn of Chronic Disease Directors webinar announcing their new report

A Community-Centered Approach To Data Sharing and Advancing Health Equity

August 10 Center for Health Care Strategies announced paper

Why Data Matters To Advance Workforce Equity

August 19 Applied Direction shared Center for Equity paper

Raising the Bar: How Advocates Can Play a Role in Motivating Health Care Organizations To Promote Equity

August 12 RWJ Foundation announced paper.

Raising the Bar: Embed Equity Throughout Health Care

September 15 RWJ Foundation announced July 26, August 11, September 13 webinar recordings and upcoming Sept 29 webinar

Community Needs Assessments

August 17 SAMHSA NNED-share recording of August 10 webinar

“Accountable Care” – CMS Working Definition

August 26 CMS HCP LAN shared working definition

Tips To Help Health Centers Address Disability and Chronic Disease Discrimination

August 2 HRSA Primary Health Care Digest shared July 22 Nat Ctr for Medical Legal Partnership blog

“No Wrong Door” – ACL Announces 10 States Grant Awards

September13 ACL announcement

How Primary Care Payment Reform Can Lead To Better Health and Greater Equity

September 12 Commonwealth Fund blog

Source of Payment Among High Health Care Patient Spenders

September 13 AHRQ announced report

Integrated Strategies To Reduce Barriers To Substance Use Treatment Among Communities of Color

September 13 SAMHSA-HRSA funded NCMW CEIHS webinar slides

CMS Digital Quality Measurement Strategic Roadmap

September 13 Battelle for CMS sharing of August 11 slides and Q&As

NCQA Releases 2022 Health Plan Ratings

September 16 NCQA announced ratings