Agenda

Speaker Presentation
Module #1 Behavioral Health
Wednesday,April 29, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm ET
11:05-11:25

Developing A Whole Person Care Model to Coordinate Physical and Behavioral Care

  • Overview of the Geisinger Health Plan Care Management Team (BH/PH)
  • Referrals and stratification within the care team
  • Goals of the expanded team
    • Early Outcomes/Expected Outcomes

Stacey Staudenmeier, LSW, MHA, AVP,Behavioral Health and Health Choices, Geisinger Health Plan

11:25-11:45

Behind the Mask: Addressing Disparities in Behavioral Health by Delivering Culturally Competent Care

  • Gain insight into racial and ethnic disparities in behavioral health
  • Discuss ways to deliver culturally competent care and improve access to care
  • Discuss ways to better integrate physical and behavioral health
  • Hear strategies to deliver behavioral health in a value-based model

Angela Lynn,Director, Care Management, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

11:45-12:05

Developing a Targeted Care Strategy for Complex Members: Coordinating Care to Reduce ED Visits and Readmissions Among Members with Behavioral Health Needs

Michelle Squire, MSN, RN, CCMManager, Case Management,Affinity Health

12:05-12:25

Implementing Telehealth Programs to Improve Access to Behavioral Health Services

  • Adopting the Collaborative Care Model to expand primary care capacity to manage complex patients and leverage limited psychiatric provider resources
  • Development of partnerships to advance behavioral health service delivery 
  • Successes and challenges of implementing telehealth

Stephanie Shushan, MHA, Senior Analyst, Integrated Programs and Strategic Initiatives, Community Health Plan of Washington

Module #2 Opioid Management
Wednesday,April 29, 2020 02:00pm - 3:30pm ET
2:05-2:25

Amplifying Substance Use Outcomes with App-Based Motivational Incentives

COVID-19 is disrupting SUD patient individual visits, groups, meds renewals (buprenorphine, methadone, etc.) & drug testing

  • Federal & state pandemic provisions are increasing flexibility, but provider systems need the tools
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  • App-based remote services are here, now: Support Groups, Coaching, CBT, Med Reminders, Video Selfie Validation of Meds-taking
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  • Even remote video selfie-based substance testing is available: for opioids, other drugs, alcohol and tobacco/vaping
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    David R Gastfriend M.D., DFASAM, Co-Founder and CMO, DynamiCare Health

2:25-2:45

Opioids and the Virus: An Inside Look at Arizona’s Actions

Dr. Leonard Kirschner,Former Medicaid Director, AHCCCS

2:45-3:05

Supporting the Reimbursement of Alternative Pain Management and Non-Opioid Therapies

  • Discuss the role and benefits of CAM Integrative Medicine Modalities and Non- Pharmacological approaches to acute and chronic pain management.
  • Identify the importance of evidenced based outcomes in CAM therapies when partnering with providers to develop value-based payments through shared savings or bundling.
  • Review patient case studies using non-opioid therapies for pain management and addiction.
  • Experience a behavioral health approach that incorporates mindfulness skills and guided imagery to manage and reduce pain.

Cynthia Knorr-Mulder, MSN, AGPCNP-BCAdministrative Director of Pain Management & Palliative Medicine,Englewood Health Hospital and Physician’s Network

3:05

Closing remarks