Nov 13 Webinar: Medicaid Expansion Basics

Medicaid Expansion Basics: A Coalition for Whole Health Webinar

Tuesday, November 13, 3:00-4:30 PM Eastern


Presenters: Suzanne Fields, Senior Advisor on Health Care Financing, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and Claudia Scholsberg, Director/Health Care Policy and Research and Administration, DC Department of Health Care Finance

Description: Join the Coalition for Whole Health for a webinar to gain an understanding of the Medicaid Expansion provision of the Affordable Care Act and its implications for those with mental health and substance use conditions.  Suzanne Fields of SAMHSA will discuss the goals of the Medicaid Expansion and issues related to coverage of mental health and substance use services, enrollment, outreach, and potential "churning" between Medicaid and the Exchanges.  Claudia Scholsberg of the DC Department of Health Care Finance will discuss their progress in implementation and considerations for new Medicaid enrollees in need of behavioral health care.

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