Webinars

Web Briefing: Early Impacts of the Medicaid Expansion for the Homeless Population

On Monday, December 15 at 1 p.m. Eastern, the Kaiser Family Foundation will hold a web briefing to examine the early impacts of the ACA’s Medicaid expansion on the homeless population, as well as opportunities and challenges looking forward. The briefing, drawing upon the recent paper, “Early Impacts of the Medicaid Expansion for the Homeless Population,” will highlight key findings … More

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Living and Working in the Coverage Gap: Homeless Health Care in States Yet to Expand Medicaid

November 13, 2014 | 1-2 p.m. Eastern
State decisions whether to expand Medicaid eligibility under the ACA have huge ramifications for state health care systems, fiscal stability, and safety net programs. One of the most pressing issues is the coverage gap that remains in states yet to expand where residents earn too little to purchase private plans on state or … More

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Webinar Now Available: Proposed Minimum Standards for Medical Respite Programs

September 12, 2014 | 1-2:30 p.m. Eastern 
Medical respite programs improve continuity of care for people experiencing homelessness by bridging health systems and by promoting patient self-management. Studies indicate that patients who access medical respite care have fewer hospitalizations and emergency department visit in the months following program participation. For these reasons, medical respite programs are becoming a hot topic … More

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Medical Respite Start Ups: Lessons Learned and Recommendations

August 22, 2014 | 1 p.m. Eastern
Medical respite care is a critical component in the continuum of health care for people experiencing homelessness. In addition to providing short term clinical oversight for individuals recuperating from an acute illness or injury, these programs facilitate care transitions from hospitals to a primary care provider and when possible to a home. While … More

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Preparing for HRSA Operational Site Visits

July 31, 2014 | 2 p.m. Eastern
A HRSA Operational Site Visit (OSV) is an onsite evaluation of a health center’s ability to meet the 19 health center program requirements including a clinical and financial performance review. ‘Not Met’ health center program requirements found during the HRSA OSV could lead to a condition on the health center’s grant. This anxiety … More

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Webinar Now Available: 2014 HCH Day

National Health Center Week (August 11-17, 2014), celebrates the life-changing work of health centers and raises public awareness and support for health centers across the United States. On Wednesday of National Health Center Week (August 13), we observe Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Day. The National Consumer Advisory Board (NCAB) and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, … More

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Webinar Now Available: State Flexibility in Medicaid Expansion: Lessons and Insights from the Field

May 21, 2014
The ACA’s option to expand Medicaid is a tremendous opportunity to extend comprehensive health insurance to people experiencing homelessness. However, in states that reject the expansion there will be few new affordable insurance options for those living in poverty. Some states that have been hesitant to expand traditional Medicaid coverage have instead implemented alternatives that use Medicaid … More

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Webinar Now Available: Medicaid Expansion and HCH Projects: New Possibilities, Outstanding Opportunities

May 19, 2014
The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) expansion of Medicaid to most people earning at or below 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL) is the most significant aspect of the law that directly benefits very low income people, but only in states that have opted to expand. As of April 1, 2014, 26 states and the District of … More

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