Sharing Best Practices for Limited English Proficiency

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“Sharing Best Practices for Limited English Proficiency” will feature up to three MIPPA grantees who will share best practices for outreach during the Medicare open enrollment period.


  • Darren Hotton, Associate Director of Community Health and Benefits, NCOA

  • Gabriel Smith (Moderator), Program Associate, Center for Benefits Access, NCOA

Best Practices When Implementing State IT Projects

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WellSky is hosting a webinar highlighting best practices and common challenges faced by state agencies during the implementation of IT projects. Led by Ananias Williams III, Chief Information Officer for the Georgia Department of Revenue, the session will feature a panel of veteran implementation executives discussing examples of good and bad approaches to the task of implementing a statewide case management system.

This webinar will explore the following challenges that state leaders face when implementing new technology:

DLTSS Training: Recapping the Health & Welfare Learning Collaboratives

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Division of Long-Term Services and Supports (DLTSS) is offering a webinar titled "DLTSS Training: Recapping the Health & Welfare Learning Collaboratives." In this webinar, attendees will receive an in-depth overview of the Health and Welfare Learning Collaborative series to date, which was initiated in January 2022 and has included a total of five sessions.

Understanding the U.S. Access Board's Final Rule on the Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines (In-Person):

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Join the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center and training sponsor, Howard County Government Office of ADA Coordination, for an in-person event to learn more about accessibility in the public right-of-way from the U.S. Access Board’s leading expert, Transportation Systems Engineer Juliet Shoultz. A networking breakfast and lunch will be provided. This training is approved to provide continuing education hours.


Understanding PBM Reform: A Guide to Congress’s Proposals to Enact Federal PBM Reform Legislation

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In an upcoming webinar, Manatt Health will discuss the scrutiny that pharmacy benefit managers (PMBs) have come under from consumers, prescription drug manufacturers, and state and federal policymakers over the last decade. PBMs are third-party “middlemen” contracted by insurance plans to manage prescription drug benefits, including by negotiating prescription drug discounts with manufacturers. With Congress again attempting to lower the cost of prescription drugs, PBM reform has become the focus of their initiative.

Rural Definitions and Data: Changes after the 2020 Census

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In this upcoming webinar hosted by the Rural Health Information (RFI) Hub, the recent changes to how the U.S. Census Bureau and the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) define urban and rural areas will be examined. This webinar will review how rurality is defined by the federal government, what changes in these definitions were made recently, and how this may affect rural areas' eligibility for federal funding.


Health Affairs Briefing: Tackling Structural Racism In Health

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Health Affairs is hosting an upcoming virtual forum to discuss their October 2023 publication titled "Tackling Structural Racism In Health." Expanding on the groundwork set by their previous February 2022 theme issue, "Racism & Health," this resource delves into the intricate interplay between structural racism, health, and health care. This virtual forum will provide participants with fresh research and insights into the politics of racism and highlight how it is ingrained in health research and society.

Residents' Rights Month

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Join National Consumer Voice (NCV) in observing Residents' Rights Month in October, an annual event dedicated to honoring residents in long-term care facilities and those receiving care in their home or community. This observation provides an important opportunity to spotlight and celebrate the dignity and rights of every individual receiving long-term services and support. The theme for this year's Residents' Rights Month, "Amplify Our Voices," underscores the importance of long-term care residents coming together to make their voices heard.


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