Like you, we know that nothing is more important than public health and safety during this most unusual time.
When the State of Washington became the nation’s first full-blown hot spot for COVID-19, the Washington Health Care Authority called on Commonwealth Medicine to help manage time-sensitive logistical and administrative Medicaid challenges.
Christie Hager, JD, MPH, Commonwealth Medicine’s managing director for Public & Private Health Solutions, was recently elected to the board of directors of the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts.
Commonwealth Medicine’s Director of Child and Family Policy Audrey Smolkin, joined Senate President Emerita Harriette L. Chandler in hosting a statewide conference on trauma and resilience “Building Resilient Communities, Building Resilient Children” on Monday, March 2, 2020, in Worcester Massachusetts.
Congratulations to Dr. Alan Gabot, managed care pharmacy resident in Clinical Pharmacy Services (CPS) at Commonwealth Medicine, on receiving the 2020 Elgene “Jake” Jacobs Memorial Scholarship.
Commonwealth Medicine recently announced important enhancements to the data system supporting laboratory testing for the New England Newborn Screening Program.
Throughout 2019 our experts across our solutions have shared the knowledge and insight that make us a trusted partner for health and human service agencies across the country through informative reports, blogs and news stories. Take a look at the top 10 most viewed posts of 2019.
Congratulations to Paul L. Jeffrey, PharmD, who was recently elected by the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) to serve as its president.
Commonwealth Medicine experts in health care policy, law, and delivery for justice-involved populations played a key role in designing a new demonstration project for Massachusetts to improve the delivery of health services to individuals involved with the criminal justice system. The Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) developed the demonstration project, which will be administered by MassHealth in collaboration with the Trial Court, the Department of Correction (DOC), the Massachusetts Parole Board, and the Middlesex and Worcester county sheriff’s offices with the support of Commonwealth Medicine, UMass Medical School.
Director of Commonwealth Medicine’s Work Without Limits, Kathleen Petkauskos, joins other prominent disability inclusion advocates to discuss the common misconceptions around hiring people with disabilities in an article by Coverage, a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts publication.
Medicaid Policy Expert Rachel Gershon, JD, MPH, shares insights with Bloomberg Law on the anticipated reversal of a controversial $100 million Medicaid work requirement program in Kentucky.
Commonwealth Medicine’s Audrey Smolkin, MPP, and Senate President Emerita Harriette L. Chandler discuss the goals of the Worcester Trauma and Resilience Collaborative on Charter TV 3’s “The Hank Stolz Experience.”
Are you looking for a thorough overview of MassHealth? Join Commonwealth Medicine’s Medicaid expert Rachel Gershon for “MassHealth: The Basics - 2019 Webinar,” a concise review of data on eligibility, costs and trends coupled with an introduction to new initiatives for combating opioids and managing costs.
Congratulations to Warren Ferguson, MD, recently honored with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) prestigious Public Health Award. The award recognizes Ferguson’s extraordinary contributions to family medicine and his contributions to advancing the health of the public overall.
Check out the new issue of @umassmed magazine featuring an interview with Commonwealth Medicine’s Executive Vice Chancellor Lisa Colombo. Lisa talks about her first year at CWM, the progress of a new strategic plan, and her vision for the future.