Tobacco Cessation Education Materials Created

CPWNY has partnered with Roswell Park Cancer Institute to provide patients and providers educational materials about smoking cessation and options to help patients quit smoking. The materials can be found here:

Smoking Cessation Pamphlet – Nicotine Replacement Education for Patients 

Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapy Guidelines – Physician and Clinician Guide & ICD-10 Codes

These materials may be ordered in print form through Lauren Moore – please send an email with how many of each you would like to have printed, or any questions you may have, to lmoore1@chsbuffalo.org.

VBP – Early Lessons Learned Webinar October 30

On Wednesday, October 30, 2018, from 2:00-3:30, the Department of Health, Office of Health Insurance Programs, Bureau of Social Determinants of Health, will be hosting the third in the series of Early Lessons Learned Webinars from Value Based Payment (VBP) Pilot participants.

 

The webinar is for Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Managed Long-Term Care Plans, Managed Care Organizations, and VBP Contractors, who are interested in, or are in the process of, creating and entering into a VBP contract for a social determinant of health intervention. This webinar will feature a joint presentation from SOMOS Community Care and Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC).

 

Leaders from both sides will discuss the creation of their intervention along with the challenges, opportunities, effective strategies, and early successes with their social determinant of health intervention.

Register Here

Questions may be sent to SDH@health.ny.gov

 

Fall Healthcare Forum – October 26, 2018

Triple Aim Event October 26 – Healthcare in 2018: What’s Next?

UB School of Management and American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) are hosting a Fall Healthcare Forum on Friday, October 26th, 8:30-4pm, at Templeton Landing.

With expert discussions from physicians and health plans, as well as local health systems and community panels, this event aims to take a look at where we are and where we are going in healthcare. Register here

Please note there is a fee to attend this event.

Formore information, click here.

To view the event agenda, click here.

 

You’re Invited! Increase Your VBP Velocity: The Shift to Value Based Payment Conference, June 6

You’re Invited!

Increase Your VBP Velocity:
The Shift to Value Based Payment Conference

Community Partners of WNY and Millennium Collaborative Care, in partnership with the Healthcare Financial Management Association and Healthcare Executives Forum, enthusiastically invite you to attend:

The Shift To Value Based Payment

Wed., June 6, 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Adam’s Mark Hotel
120 Church St., Buffalo, NY 14202

This dynamic, full-day conference will feature a series of presentations by nationally recognized experts on Value-Based Payment and performance, as well as a wide array of break-out sessions and collaborative discussions in the afternoon.

Featuring speakers such as Kent Bottles, MD, healthcare futurist; Jason Helgerson, healthcare change agent;
Scott Wetzler, Ph.D, population health initiative leader; and more.

Click here for a full listing of conference presenters and panelists, and register to reserve your spot.

CPE and ACHE continuing education credits will be available. CME credits to be announced.

Registration is free for partner organizations and practices.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Free parking is available.

Please note: Seating is limited. Please keep registration to relevant staff.
Registration will be open until May 25, 2018, or until the event reaches capacity.

Save the Date: VBP Conference June 6

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Join us for a dynamic full-day conference featuring clinical, executive and financial healthcare professionals to explore the shift to Value-Based Payment. The conference will feature a series of presentations by nationally recognized experts on Value-Based Payment and Performance, as well as a wide array of break-out sessions and collaborative discussions in the afternoon.

CPE and ACHE continuing education credits will be availables.

CME credits to be announced.

More information to come!

Community Partners of WNY Spring 2018 Newsletter Now Available!

This issue includes:
Cover Story Feature: Time to Think & Act Differently Concerning Mental Health: Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace
Features Highlighting: Value-Based Payment Webinars Now Available, the DSRIP Learning Symposium held in February, December 2017 Project Advisory Committee Meeting Recap, Chautauqua County Health Network Named Rural Health Champions, and more!

For the complete quarterly update, access the newsletter by clicking here!

Value Based Payment Recorded Webinars Available

Community Partners of WNY, in collaboration with Millennium Collaborative Care PPS offer three series of Value Based Payment webinars for Community Based Organizations, Behavioral Health Providers, and Primary Care Practices:

 

Behavioral Health Webinars

1.      Introduction to Value-Based Payment for Behavioral Health Organizations

2.      Personalizing your Organizational VBP Strategy for your Behavioral Health Providing Organization

Visit our Behavioral Health Provider Resources page to view these webinars

 

Community Based Organization Webinars

1.      Creating your Community Based Organization Strategy for Value-Based Payment

2.      Operationalizing Value-Based Payment for your Community Based Organization

Visit our CBO Resources page to view these webinars

 

Primary Care Webinars

1.      Personalizing your Organizational VBP Strategy

2.      Working the VBP Distinctiveness Wheel

Please visit our Primary Care Providers Resources page to view these webinars

 

The links to the webinars are in our password protected section for partners. If you have any difficulty accessing them, please contact us.

Medicaid Transportation Stakeholder Meetings

The DOH Transportation team and the Medicaid transportation broker have begun hosting a series of in-person meetings in upstate NY during the month of October to solicit feedback from stakeholders on quality of services provided.  DOH has sent invitations directly to Medicaid medical providers who may be in your network inviting your providers to these meetings.  On the same date, but earlier in the morning, the DOH and Medicaid Transportation broker are also facilitating meetings with transportation vendors.

Questions about these Medicaid Provider stakeholder meetings and RSVPs can be forwarded to the contacts for each afternoon session below. Call-in options for those not attending in person are available as well.

Date Time Counties Location of Meeting Call in option Other Questions RSVP to
Wednesday

October 11

1:00-2:30  pm Montgomery, Fulton, Saratoga, Washington, Warren Saratoga County DSS

152 W High St.

Ballston Spa, NY  12020

2nd Floor Conference Room

(312) 757-3121

 

Meeting ID:

272-533-213

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS Field Liaison, Shelly Krogh at (315) 299-2770. Shelly Krogh

skrogh@medanswering.com

Thursday

October 12

1:00-2:30  pm Clinton, Franklin, Essex, Hamilton Clinton County Government Center

137 Margaret St.

Plattsburgh, NY  12901

1st Floor Meeting Room

(571) 317-3112

 

Meeting ID:

621-282-629

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS Field Liaison, Shelly Krogh at (315) 299-2770. Shelly Krogh

skrogh@medanswering.com

Friday October 13 1:00-2:30  pm Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Jefferson County DSS

250 Arsenal St.

Watertown, NY 13601

Lower Level Room 1&2

 

 

(872) 240-3212

 

Meeting ID:

872-844-429

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS Field Liaison, Shelly Krogh at (315) 299-2770.

 

 

Shelly Krogh

skrogh@medanswering.com

(providers in St. Lawrence)

 

LeslieAnn Regan

lregan@medanswering.com

(providers in Jefferson and Lewis counties)

Wednesday October 18 1:00 -2:30 pm Oswego, Oneida, Onondaga, Madison, and Cayuga Counties Onondaga County Office Building

600 S State Street Syracuse NY

Room 803

Parking at OnCenter

 

(224) 501-3412

 

Meeting ID:

870-894-837

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS Field Liaison,  LeslieAnn Regan whose correct phone # is  (315) 412-1340 LeslieAnn Regan

lregan@medanswering.com

 

Thursday

October 19

1:00 -2:30 pm Otsego, Delaware, Chenango, Herkimer, Broome, Cortland, Tioga, Tompkins STICS Building

135 East Fredricks Street

Helen Keller Room

Binghamton, NY

(646) 749-3122

 

Meeting ID:

607-149-629

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS Field Liaison,  LeslieAnn Regan whose correct phone # is  (315) 412-1340 LeslieAnn Regan

lregan@medanswering.com

 

Wednesday

October 25

1:00 -2:30 pm Schuyler, Chemung, Yates, Allegany

 

 

 

 

 

 

Civil Defense Center in Bath

7220 NY-54

Bath, NY

(571) 317-3112

 

Meeting ID:

576-536-605

 

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS Field Liaison,  LeslieAnn Regan whose correct phone # is  (315) 412-1340. LeslieAnn Regan

lregan@medanswering.com

 

 

Thursday October 26 1:00 -2:30 pm Wayne, Seneca, Ontario, Livingston, Monroe, Orleans EOC Building (Educational Opportunity Center)

161 Chestnut St.

Rochester, NY

1(571) 317-3112

 

Meeting ID:

450-926-165

 

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS at 1-800-850-5340, or contact MAS Field Liaison Javier Garcia  

Javier Garcia

jgarcia@medanswering.com

Friday October 27 11:00am -12:30 pm Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming Erie County Training Facility

3359 Broadway Street

Cheektowaga, NY 14227

 

(872) 240-3212

 

Meeting ID:

591-010-981

 

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS at 1-800-850-5340, or contact MAS Field Liaison Javier Garcia. Javier Garcia

jgarcia@medanswering.com