Health Management Associates is hosting a webinar on understanding the impact social determinants of health have on Medicaid populations. Medicaid programs are increasingly beginning to analyze social determinants of health as potential causes of health disparities. Presenters include Ellen Breslin and Anissa Lambertino of HMA, Dennis Heaphy of the Disability Policy Consortium, and independent consultant Tony Dreyfus. Learning objectives for this webinar include:
- Understand why social determinants of health are key to addressing health disparities and achieving the goals of payment and delivery system reform.
- Learn about the value of population-based approaches for examining the relationship between social determinants of health and health disparities.
- Find out what it takes to implement the type of framework, measures and statistical methods needed to effectively examine the importance of social determinants of health on health outcomes.