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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The Waterfall Effect: Transformative Impacts of Medicaid Expansion for Uninsured People with Mental illness Webinar


Joel Miller
Senior Director of Policy and Healthcare Reform
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD)

Synopsis:  This webinar, presented by Joel Miller, reviews the current Medicaid program and the impact of the new Medicaid Expansion program in addressing the needs of uninsured individuals with mental illness. Topics include expanding health insurance coverage and increasing access to services, redesigning Medicaid, facilitating integration and improving quality and health information technology. Action steps for advocacy organizations and maximizing enrollment in Medicaid are also included.