Laying the Groundwork for Meeting QI/QA Requirements: Action Steps Taken

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
This webinar is a continuation of the series on the Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance Plan FQHC program requirement with the first presentation broadcast in March 2012. This webinar will feature perspectives from the San Francisco and Omaha health care for the homeless programs. After this webinar, participants will be able to describe the effects of electronic medical … More


Integrating Employment Strategies into Supportive Housing Programs

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
This webinar will look at a number of strategies adopted by homeless service agencies to improve employment opportunities and retention. Participants will learn about several employment models including individual placement and support, transitional jobs, alternative staffing, and customized employment. Presenters will describe the unique features of each model and provide recommendations for integrating the right model … More


Health Reform and Medicaid Expansion: HCH Lessons Learned from Three States

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
This webinar will examine the Affordable Care Act and its effects on Medicaid. Starting in 2014 (or earlier at the state option), the ACA will expand Medicaid to most childless adults earning at or below 138% of the federal poverty level (about $15,000 for an individual). This expansion of health insurance to those at the lowest … More


Hot Spotters in the HCH Setting: Managing Patients with Complex Comorbidities

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
This webinar will present findings from a review of the literature and field interviews with four health care for the homeless projects regarding their management of complex comorbidities including a highlight of practices from the HCH project at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Masschusetts. Managing complex comorbidities with patients who are homeless can be very challenging … More


Health Reform and Justice-Involved Populations: Opportunities for the HCH Community

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
This webinar will highlight the potential for using the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion to engage justice agencies in stronger partnerships that will enroll patients into health insurance programs, share data with other providers, and facilitate better coordinated care for those entering and leaving detention. In states where health reform is aggressively implemented, reductions in recidivism … More


HCH Staffing and Services: National Trends and Implications for Growth

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
This webinar will present national trends in health care for the homeless staffing and services identified using Uniform Data Systems (UDS) data and discuss some of the limitations in the data. Representatives from the Health Resources and Services Administration will discuss upcoming changes in UDS reporting while HCH representatives will discuss the implications of trends emerging … More


Start with a Strong Foundation: Council Resources for Training Your Staff in HCH Core Competencies

Thursday, June 7, 2012
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council has a number of resources to assist you and your staff in training on the key elements of the HCH Model of Care. The staff and members of the Council’s Core Competency Work Group have assembled a curriculum that can be used in whole or in part as … More


Medicaid’s Home and Community-Based Services Program: An Orientation for Homeless Health Care Providers

Thursday, May 31, 2012
This webinar will provide an overview of the Federal Home and Community-based Services program, describe opportunities for homeless health care providers to improve access to their states’ HCBS programs, and share examples of two states that have improved access to their HCBS programs for people who are experiencing homelessness. The Medicaid expansion in 2014 to cover … More

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