The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) recently announced a new $157 million funding opportunity, the Accountable Health Community Model (AHC) to better bridge clinical care and social services. The AHC model acknowledges the critical need to address underlying social determinants of health and equity and emphasizes clinical-community partnerships. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will award up to 44 cooperative agreements in three tracks. Please join our Web Forum to learn more details about the AHC Funding Opportunity Announcement from CMMI staff as well as reflections and insights specific to emerging opportunities this new funding will provide.

AHC FOA Key Dates:
Letters of Intent Due: February 8, 2016
Applications Due: March 31, 2016

Presenters

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

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Chisara N. Asomugha, MD, MSPH, FAAP has spent her career working to improve the health of vulnerable populations. She is the Director for the newly formed Division of Population Health Incentives & Infrastructure in the Innovation Center at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). At CMS, she has…

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Jeffrey Levi, PhD

Professor, Health Policy and Management, Milken Institute School of Public Health

The George Washington University

Washington, DC

Jeffrey Levi, PhD, is Professor of Health Management and Policy at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University, where his work focuses on the intersection of public health, the health care system and the multi-sector collaborations required to improve health. He has been at GW since…

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Moderator

Richard Hamburg, MPA

Interim President and CEO

Trust for America’s Health

Washington, DC

Richard Hamburg is Executive Vice President and COO at Trust for America’s Health (TFAH). Previously Interim President and CEO and Deputy Director, Mr. Hamburg oversees public policy initiatives, advocacy campaigns, and internal operations and has more than 30 years of experience as a leading health policy advocate. He has helped lead TFAH's efforts…

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Date Published: Friday, January 22, 2016

Accountable Health Communities Model