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UMMS Judith Steinberg to discuss Primary Care Payment Reform at CFHA conference
October 17, 2014
UMMS patient-centered medical home leaders to discuss Massachusetts Primary Care Payment Reform at national health care conference

UMass Medical School’s Judith Steinberg, MD, MPH, and Alexander Blount, EdD, will discuss the progress of the Massachusetts Medicaid program’s Primary Care Payment Reform at the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA) 16th annual conference on Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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    Where We’ll be Next...

    National Association of Medicaid Directors

    November 3-5 — Arlington, VA

    This conference brings together Medicaid directors, their staff, and policy makers to discuss all aspects of health care as it relates to Medicaid populations.

    showcases innovative national, federal, state and local delivery and policy developments vital for assuring that Americans of all ages and abilities receive the highest quality community living supports, care, and services possible. - See more at: http://nasuad.org/hcbs-conference#sthash.MOtzmj4G.dpuf
    showcases innovative national, federal, state and local delivery and policy developments vital for assuring that Americans of all ages and abilities receive the highest quality community living supports, care, and services possible. - See more at: http://nasuad.org/hcbs-conference#sthash.MOtzmj4G.dpuf
    showcases innovative national, federal, state and local delivery and policy developments vital for assuring that Americans of all ages and abilities receive the highest quality community living supports, care, and services possible. - See more at: http://nasuad.org/hcbs-conference#sthash.MOtzmj4G.dpuf

    We will be exhibiting at this event. We hope to see you there!

    Projects and Publications

    July 22, 2014

    In this commentary, the authors discuss, based on their experiences, concerns related to academic health centers partnering with correctional facilities, how existing partnerships have overcome those concerns, and the benefits of such relationships to both academic health centers and correctional facilities.