At our recent 2023 Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference, we had the opportunity to talk with the conference host, Health Management Associates (HMA) Principal Carter Kimble, about what he’s watching in state health policy. A key priority area for Kimble is addressing non-medical drivers of health. Access to things like food, housing, and … Read more

Melinda Estep, Managing Director of Delivery Systems at Health Management Associates, says she’s focused on ways to promote and improve value-based care in Colorado. When we caught up with her at the 2022 Colorado State of Reform Health Policy Conference in November, she said she’s particularly interested in how to reinvest the savings from value-based … Read more

Four insightful health care leaders offered an on-the-ground look at Florida’s health care system at our 2022 Federal State of Reform Health Policy Conference earlier this month. Highly-discussed topics included behavioral health, community-based care, and moving towards value-based payment models.  Joining the conversation was Beth Kidder, managing principal at Health Management Associates, Jennifer Sweet, CEO … Read more

The California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) hosted a webinar last week in which they discussed their newly released online resource center for managed care plans looking to integrate community health workers and promotores into their programs. This resource center was created as part of CHFC’s “Advancing California’s Community Health Worker & Promotor Workforce in Medi-Cal” … Read more

In this edition of “What They’re Watching”, Marc Avery, MD, principal at Health Management Associates (HMA), discusses what integrated care means to him and how the COVID-19 pandemic has brought this care approach to the forefront.     According to Avery, integrated care is a series of system transformation efforts that are meant to address … Read more