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Prevention Institute E-Alert: January 14th, 2016

New Model Will Support Clinical Community Partnerships

Web Forum

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PST
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST
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Join Prevention Institute, the American Public Health Association, Public Health Institute, Trust for America’s Health, and our co-sponsors for a January 20th Web Forum on The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s (CMMI) new Accountable Health Community Model (AHC) funding opportunity. The AHC model acknowledges the need to address underlying social determinants of health and equity and emphasizes clinical-community partnerships. The web forum will feature details about the AHC Funding Opportunity Announcement from CMMI staff as well as reflections and insights about emerging opportunities this new funding provides.

Chisara N. Asomugha, MD, MSPH, FAAP, Director, Division of Population Health Incentives and Infrastructure, Preventive and Population Health Care Models Group, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Jeff Levi, PhD, Professor of Health Policy and Management, George Washington University, Milken Institute School of Public Health

Moderator: Rich Hamburg, MPA, Interim President and CEO, Trust for America’s Health

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Accountable Health Communities FOA Key Dates:
Letters of Intent Due: February 8, 2016
Applications Due: March 31, 2016
The full Funding Opportunity Announcement can be downloaded here.

Web Forum Co-Sponsors

Prevention Institute
American Public Health Association
Public Health Institute
Trust for America’s Health
Association of Community Affiliated Plans

America's Essential Hospitals
Association of Community Health Improvement 
Alliance of Community Health Plans
Catholic Health Association
Children's Hospital Association
Medicaid Health Plans of America
National Institute for Health Care Management
Stakeholder Health
United Way Worldwide

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Read our report on Accountable Communities for Health

PI’s report for the state of Vermont presents research and analysis to inform the potential development and application of the ACH model.

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