Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Webinar

Telehealth Policy

April 26, 2021

Recall the usual elements of telehealth reimbursement policy. Recognize pre-COVID telehealth policy. Explain how the public health emergency (PHE) has affected telehealth policy. Describe other federal developments around telehealth policy. Summarize effects of PHE-related telehealth changes on rural health care organizations.

Upcoming Webinar

Value-Based Care (VBC) Options for Rural

May 6, 2021

View the first session in this five-part Value-Based Care (VBC) Webinar Series to hear best practices for transitioning to VBC models and being successful with payment system transformation and population health.

Upcoming HELP Webinar

Should my health organization accept a value-based payment opportunity?

May 11, 2021

During this presentation, Dr. Clint MacKinney will discuss the state of rural value-based care and payment, and recommend four strategies to inform value-based contract decision-making to help prepare rural healthcare organizations for value-based care.

Upcoming Webinar

Financial Risk in Value-Based Care (VBC) Models

May 13, 2021

View the second session in this five-part Value-Based Care (VBC) Webinar Series to hear best practices for dealing with financial risk attributed to VBC models.

Upcoming Webinar

Virtual Primary Care

May 17, 2021

This webinar will build state Flex Program knowledge and understanding of telehealth and the rural application. It will share examples of rural models and provide access to educational information and resources that can be disseminated to rural providers.

Upcoming Webinar

RHPTP Eligible Learning Collaborative

May 24, 2021 to August 30, 2021

RHPTP Eligible Learning Collaborative is designed to help you assess your organizational strengths and weaknesses in preparing for the transition to value-based care (VBC). Through education and group discussion, you will gain a better understanding of a variety of VBC topics that lend themselves to help strengthen your organizational foundation for becoming effective participants in a health system focused on value.

Upcoming MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

June MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

June 10, 2021

MBQIP VKGs provide a networking opportunity for state Flex Programs and subcontractors. Topics for discussion are determined based on MBQIP Data Reports, technical assistance trends and requests.

Upcoming Webinar

Tele-Monitoring of Rural Patients

July 7, 2021

This webinar will build state Flex Program knowledge and understanding of telehealth and the rural application. It will share examples of rural models and provide access to educational information and resources that can be disseminated to rural providers.

Upcoming Reverse Site Visit

2021 Flex Program Virtual Reverse Site Visit (RSV)

July 20, 2021 to July 22, 2021

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's (FORHP) Flex Program Virtual Reverse Site Visit (RSV) is an opportunity for state Flex Programs to make connections, share best practices and gather lessons learned to better engage and empower CAHs in activities to support healthy rural communities.

Upcoming HELP Webinar

Using Telehealth to Support Value-Based Care

August 24, 2021

Telehealth can be an effective tool in managing chronic conditions in reducing readmissions. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the 1135 Federal waiver permitted certified rural health clinics (RHCs) and federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) to provide services using telehealth without the restrictions that were previously in place. 

Past Events

Past Workshop

Network TA Program Evaluation and Data Analytics Workshop

August 28, 2018 to August 29, 2018

For a network to be sustainable, network leaders must continually evaluate progress and results, while stakeholders must clearly see and understand the benefit of being a part of a network. Through this workshop, participants will work within the context of their networks and engage in interactive sessions to learn how to implement the BSC methodology.

Past Network Development Cohort Group Call

Integrating Behavioral Health: Gaining Stakeholder Buy-In

August 23, 2018

Behavioral Health Integration is part of many Network Development projects. Many participants have reported that while partners are often open to the concept of integration, buy-in becomes challenging when it comes time to develop new processes. This cohort call will allow networks to learn, share experiences, and ask questions.

Past Webinar

FY18 Federal Requirements – Managing your HRSA Awards

August 21, 2018

This recording is targeted specifically to state-level grantees to provide tips and advice for successfully managing your award and will be useful to ensure that you are effectively managing your Federal Award.

Past SRHT HELP Webinar

Rural Hospital Toolkit Spotlight

August 20, 2018

Learn more about the Toolkit and harvest the best resources for your organization’s use.

Past Network Development Webinar

Project Marketing Plan Toolkit

August 16, 2018

Marketing is defined as discovering and meeting the needs of network partners to the mutual, continuous benefit of all parties. Your marketing plan outlines, in detail, the ways that the network will meet member needs and communicate with members. Learn about the toolkit designed to support your work of developing a marketing plan for your project.

Past MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

MBQIP Quality Improvement Benchmark and Abstracting for Accuracy

August 9, 2018

Understand the methodology involved in calculating the MBQIP Quality Improvement Benchmarks and the intended uses of the measures. Hear about the outcomes of the Abstracting for Accuracy project and how Flex partners can leverage the learnings to improve reporting practices

Past Flex Virtual Knowledge Group

Roles of EMS in the Transition to Value

August 6, 2018

Learn how the transition to value affects EMS. Discuss the potential for EMS to adapt in a value-based health care system. Discover how Flex Programs are working with EMS in the transition to value.

Past Webinar

Community Behavioral Health Collaboration: Promote Engagement

July 31, 2018

Behavioral Health plays a key role in bringing diverse organizations and community members together toward the common goals of meaningful and effective learning and innovative problem-solving. Build your skills and gain tools to allow engagement and innovation within your community. 

Past Network Development Cohort Group Call

Care Coordination Software Selection

July 19, 2018

Confidently selecting the right, or best, care coordination software is a challenge that comes up in many of our calls. It's important to select software that meets the needs of the project today and in the future. Join this call to explore this question with our Technology Cohort.

Past Conference Call

Workflows for Effective Care Coordination

July 12, 2018

Effective workflows and processes are vital elements to successful care coordination programs. This cohort call will allow networks to connect with each other, as well as our subject matter experts, to share their experiences and ask specific questions about unique situations to their networks around workflows.

Past Transition to Value Learning Collaborative

Action Planning and Closing Discussion

June 28, 2018

View week five webinar recordings and supporting materials related to a web-based learning collaborative for Flex Programs to gain knowledge and understanding about the ways they can support CAHs as they transition to value-based payment and population health.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Network Opportunities to the Opioid Epidemic and Behavioral Health Workforce Shortages

June 27, 2018

With the overwhelming substance use disorders of prescription and non-prescription drugs, the opioid epidemic has been declared a public health emergency. Paired with the behavioral health professions workforce shortage, these issues have become a government priority. Through this webinar, explore federal workforce programs and initiatives around the opioid epidemic and workforce shortages.

Past MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

Managing Partner Relationships to Support CAH Quality Work

June 21, 2018

Understand the basic program goals of common partners in supporting CAH quality. Hear how Flex Programs are managing their partner relationships, including challenges and successes. Identify opportunities for your Flex Program to expand partner relationships in support of your CAHs.

Past Network Development Webinar

Principles of Marketing: Preparation for Marketing Planning

June 21, 2018

Learn to effectively communicate and market to your network members to ensure your partners work together for mutual gain. This webinar will help you understand your members and identify segments to target with messages about new programs.

Past Transition to Value Learning Collaborative

How Can Our SORH Implement a Plan to Support Value

June 21, 2018

View week four webinar recordings and supporting materials related to a web-based learning collaborative for Flex Programs to gain knowledge and understanding about the ways they can support CAHs as they transition to value-based payment and population health.

Past Transition to Value Learning Collaborative

How Can Our SORH Support Success and Sustainability of Value-based Pay

June 14, 2018

View week three webinar recordings and supporting materials related to a web-based learning collaborative for Flex Programs to gain knowledge and understanding about the ways they can support CAHs as they transition to value-based payment and population health.

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