From Disparities to Discrimination: Getting at the Roots of Food Insecurity in America
Report highlights emerging research from Philadelphia that documents differences in food insecurity in relation to experiences with racial and ethnic discrimination on the street, in healthcare, school and work, with the police, and in other settings. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Human Trafficking and Individuals with Disabilities
September 5, 2018 1:00-2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Equity & Structural Racism: Challenges and Opportunities for Healthcare
Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

SMD # 18-009 RE: Budget Neutrality Policies for Section 1115(a) Medicaid Demonstration Projects
A letter to state Medicaid Directors that explains how to calculate budget neutrality expenditure limits for Medicaid section 1115 demonstration projects. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trauma, Opioids, and Domestic Violence: Trauma-Informed Addiction Treatment for Women
Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 12:30 - 2:00 pm CDT (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Role of State Health Leadership and Partnerships in Addressing Maternal Opioid Use
August 28, 2018 1:00-2:45pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Defining and Evaluating Patient-Empowered Approaches to Improving Record Matching
Report recommends adopting a three-stage approach for EHR interoperability: improving the quality of identity information, establishing new smartphone app functionality to facilitate bidirectional exchange of identity information and health care data between patients and providers, and creating advanced functionality to further improve value. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

An Early Look at State Data for Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas
Brief examines data released by the Arkansas Department of Human related to Medicaid work requirements in June and July. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CMS Awards $8.6 Million in Funding to States to Help Stabilize Markets
CMS just awarded $8.6 million in funding to 30 states and the District of Columbia to provide State insurance regulators with the opportunity to enhance States'ability to strengthen their respective health insurance markets through innovative measures that support market reforms and consumer protections under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Closing the Medicare Part D Coverage Gap: Trends, Recent Changes, and What's Ahead
This data note presents trends on the Part D coverage gap and discusses recent and proposed changes affecting out-of-pocket costs for Part D enrollees who reach the coverage gap. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Improving Care and Lowering Costs for Chronic Care Beneficiaries: Implementing the Bipartisan Budget Act
Brief explores the key decisions CMS, health plans, and states will make in determining how best to implement the chronic care provisions included in the 2018 Budget. The new law allows Medicare Advantage plans to target important non-medical health-related services such as meals, transportation, and home modifications to patients with multiple chronic conditions. It also includes language to better align and integrate care for those who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medicaid Real-Time Eligibility Determinations and Automated Renewals (August 2018)
This paper describes the approaches used by Colorado and Washington to increase administrative efficiencies and reduce barriers for consumers seeking to apply for and renew enrollment in their state Medicaid programs. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CMS Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum
August 22, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rural Poverty Fifty Years After < I > The People Left Behind < /I >
September 12, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET. Webinar will review the nation's progress in reducing rural poverty in the United States, summarizing what has been learned about changes in the economics, demography and geography of rural poverty and about the impact of the social safety net over the last 50 years, and will offer suggestions about needed research and policy going forward. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why Hospitals Are Getting Into The Real Estate Business
Hospitals have begun to invest in housing to improve the health of their high-risk patients. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Substance Abuse Symposium
October 4, 2018; Bluefield, VA.(Bluefield College) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIMH Director Facebook Live Chat on Suicide Prevention
September 14, 2018 1:00-2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Advanced Primary Care: A Key Contributor to Successful ACOs (August 2018)
Report examines how advanced primary care models - like the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) -impact the success of ACOs. (Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

More Than Three-Quarters of Low-Income Older Californian Tenants Are Rent Burdened (2018)
2016 statistical data demonstrates that hree-quarters of low-income older Californians whose head of household is age 65 or over are " rent burdened, " and more than half are " severely rent burdened, " creating impacts on health care. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

PCORI Board of Governors Meeting: September 7, 2018
Friday, September 7, 2018; The meeting is open for public viewing via webcast. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Auto-Renewal Process in Healthcare.gov
September 27, 2018 2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Plan Selection Strategies
September 25, 2018 2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Plan Design
September 20, 2018 2:00pm ET. Webinar will provide an overview of health plan design-including cost-sharing charges in marketplace plans, eligibility for cost-sharing reductions, and how plan design affects costs for consumers. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Determining Households and Income for PTC and Medicaid
September 18, 2018 2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Premium Tax Credits
September 13, 2018 2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CVD Appalachia Conference
August 30, 2018; Johnson City, TN. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Substance Use Disorder Treatment Policy Recommendations for the State of Wisconsin (July 2018)
Pew conducted a full system assessment to inform recommendations for Wisconsin on timely, comprehensive, evidence-based, and sustainable treatment for substance use disorder. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NCI/AcademyHealth Healthcare Delivery Research Visiting Scholar Webinar: Developing a Framework for Measuring Quality of Cancer Survivorship Care
August 28, 2018 3:00-4:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Report Release: Crossing the Global Quality Chasm: Improving the Health Care Worldwide
August 28, 2018 9:00-10:00am ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Addressing Social Determinants of Health: Connecting People with Complex Needs to Community Resources
September 10, 2018 2:00-3:30pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Person-Centered Approaches to Support People Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid
September 6, 2018 2:00-3:30pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Improving Healthcare for People Living with Dementia
September 12, 2018 1:00-2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2018 NAM Annual Meeting: Cancers: Can We Beat the Odds?
October 15, 2018; Washington, DC. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Effective Strategies to Manage Members with Complex Conditions
October 24, 2018 1:00-2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Building Powerful Digital Health Interventions that Work
October 9, 2018 1:00-2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Consumer Experience Technology: Boost Engagement and Lower Costs
October 3, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2019 Health Privacy Summit
January 28-29, 2018; Washington, DC. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Are Rural Health Leaders Asking about Value-Based Care and Payment? (2018)
Brief summarizes results from a survey of rural health leaders on current value-based care priorities. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Live Webinar: Strategic Implications of CMS's New Rule
August 23, 2018 1:00-2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

State Strategies to Address Opioid Abuse
Blog post outlines innovative strategies states have adopted to allow them to expand access to medication-assisted treatment, or MAT. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CC Grand Rounds: Addressing the Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance: 1) National Strategies to Track and Improve Antibiotic Use and 2) Impact of Antimicrobial Resistance on Patient Outcome through a Big Data Lens
September 26, 2018 12:00-1:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Introduction to the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP)
August 30, 2018 2:00-3:30pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

All In Webinar: Data Sharing Across Sectors - Challenges and Opportunities
August 29, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET> (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Improving Outcomes Through Cardiovascular Quality Initiative Campaigns
September 20, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Intelligent Payer: A Survival Guide
September 12, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Consumer-Directed Health: Improve Employer Partnership, Member Engagement
October 10, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news