New England Rural Health Association
December Newsletter
Organization News
Hello NERHA members & friends, 

As the new year approaches, many of us will be happy for 2020 to end. I will admit this has seemed like the longest past 9 months. Many people have lost loved ones, lost jobs, and experienced businesses closing. It has been especially hard for our frontline healthcare workers who face the direct impacts of the pandemic daily. Each day when I check in on my twin sister who is an NP in an urgent care clinic that has switched over to only seeing respiratory/COVID patients, I hear the pain and exhaustion in her voice.  It carries the burden of losing patients, spending most of the 12 hr shift in PPE with limited breaks and little to no time off. I just want you all to know we are still here supporting you and appreciating everything you do to take care of others. Your efforts do not go unnoticed and we thank you. 

As healthcare leaders especially in rural areas where workforce shortage issues already existed, we have to continue to look out for our staff who are struggling with burnout. The COVID-19 pandemic is only exacerbating existing issues with healthcare professionals feeling overwhelmed and experiencing a lack of joy in their work, escalating the stressors on the health care workforce to unprecedented levels. ​The guide linked below from IHI provides ideas and lessons learned to improve the well-being of the healthcare workforce, including actions that individuals, leaders, and organizations can take to support the healthcare workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

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A Guide to Promoting Health Care Workforce Well-Being During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic


We remain hopeful that there are always brighter days on the horizon. Vaccine distribution has started across the region, with priority given to our healthcare workers. I’ve watched videos of staff dancing in Boston and the shipment of vaccines being brought into the facility in Southern Maine. You can see the glimmer of renewed hope that this will help us turn a corner in the battle.  As an association, we also hope to offer bright spots and opportunities for joy of work to you all. The other evening we gathered as a region to celebrate our Rural Health Community Stars (you can read more about the award recipients below). It felt like such a special time together - sharing stories, thanks, and efforts that are continuing despite the added challenges of the pandemic.

We also hope you can join us for our January interactive event on Staying Healthy, Fit, and Connected During the Pandemic. It is more important now than ever to celebrate the wins, the movement forward, the unique projects you’re working on in your communities to support rural health. Please reach out if you have a program/initiative you want to share as we always have opportunities in our newsletter or webinars to highlight your work. 

From all of us at the New England Rural Health Association, we wish you a happy, healthy, and safe holiday season and new year. 

Thank you,

Ann Marie Day
Executive Director

President's Corner

What does “rural health” mean anyway? I think a lot about how those two words fit together. Sometimes I think that “rural” is at least as important as “health” in describing who our members are. For me, “rural” is a defining element of who I am. Here’s one example of why I feel that way.


At our December Membership Committee meeting a couple of Fridays ago, NERHA Executive Director Ann Marie Day opened the meeting with a little icebreaker like she always does. She asked the committee members who they feel their spirit animal is. Mine is the barred owl. I don’t often see them, although I frequently hear them talking in the woods behind our house. But over the years, it seems like my sightings have corresponded with times of great sorrow or hope in my own life.


Later the same day, on my way to our mailbox a couple hundred yards from our house, I ran into one of our neighbors. She told me that the open land behind our house—several hundred acres of woods owned by a timber company—was being considered by a developer for a project. That was devastating news. I, along with many of our neighbors, love to hike, snowshoe, hunt, sugar, and generally enjoy these woods as a peaceful refuge. There are deer, bear, coyotes, hawks, pileated woodpeckers—and owls—that provide a continual source of wildlife watching. I can’t imagine looking out our back deck and seeing houses instead of beautiful mature oaks, maple, ash, hemlock, and white pine.


My neighbor Liz and I agreed that we would be willing to do almost anything to preserve our local wildlife habitat. We decided to start by texting our neighborhood and testing the waters. By Saturday afternoon we held a first Zoom call among a small group of neighbors. We discussed ways and means of taking action, starting with information gathering and leading to inquiries about the local land trust, a possible group purchase of the land, discussions with developers about maintaining natural buffers, etc. I went from feeling desolated to empowered.


The next morning, my wife called to me to look out toward our pool in the back yard. There was a beautiful barred owl, sitting incongruously on the pool slide, overlooking our field and the woods beyond. We watched our visitor for a good quarter hour as it scanned the area, obviously looking for any mice incautious enough to venture forth, but also—in my own anthropomorphic metaphor—surveying “our” woods. Once again, an owl seemed to be acting as a harbinger—but of sorrow or hope? Either way, I felt immeasurably comforted by its presence. One aspect of those of us who live and think rural is our need to have wild spaces close by. Another aspect of rural is community. Our little group of rural neighbors have come together so naturally, with a shared sense of purpose fired by their urgent wish to keep our local space as rural as possible. Within a week, we scheduled a larger Zoom call with nine of our neighbors. We are hoping to create an association with the goal of attaining a conservation easement on part of the property. We’re also getting together with other abutters who are active mountain bikers to add to our association. Who knows, we may be able to put in our own offer on the land, or part of it. But the point is that our shared sense of rural enabled us to come together quickly and effectively to address our concerns and take swift action. That kind of thing just wouldn’t happen so organically and rapidly in an urban environment.


Back to the intersection of rural and health. To me, this example underscores how rural brings us together in common cause around healthcare. Sure, there are probably millions of healthcare and associated industry professionals around the country who collaborate on thorny issues of health delivery, policy, and advocacy. But only a small subset really gets rural health. Because we are, first of all, rural folks. We care about how people who are and want to stay rural can get equitable healthcare in an environment that seems dominated by giant interests that favor big numbers at the expense of the few. It’s a daunting proposition. We may not have the numbers, but we have something more important that binds us together—the sense of rural community.

Listen to the owl and take heart.

Wishing all of you a safe and happy holiday season,

My very best,
Andy

Member Spotlight

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Save The Date!

Registration is Open for the 2nd NERHA Virtual Series Event!

About Captain Christopher Bersani:

 

Captain Christopher Bersani is a Clinical Health Psychologist and Neuropsychologist by training and currently serves a Deputy Regional Administrator and the National Lead for Behavioral Health for the Office of Regional Operations of the Health Resources Services Administration. Prior to taking his current assignment, Captain Bersani worked for 6 years for the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons as Head of the Health Psychology Department at the Federal Medical Center in Devens, MA. Captain Bersani also served over 6 years as a commissioned officer in the United States Navy (Medical Service Corps).

Captain Bersani received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Vermont (1989) and his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago (1995). In 2002, Captain Bersani achieved diplomate status with the American Board of Professional Psychology. He completed Post-Doctoral training in Neuropsychology in 2007.

Captain Bersani has spent the last 14 years working for HRSA’s Office of Regional Operations where, in addition to providing regional oversight for HRSA grants and programs, he has been the regional and national leader for behavioral health activities and programs for HRSA’s regional offices.
 

                                           


Event Description: 

This interactive webinar is designed to help rural audiences enduring medical and social isolation, stay healthy, and connected during these unprecedented times.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the basis of wellness, specifically during times of isolation and restrictions

  • Recognize signs of stress in ourselves and others

  • Review safe and sustainable strategies to improve self-care, enhance wellness, and manage stress

  • Gain tools and resources to address social isolation and improve fitness

 

Registration:

Registration is now open! Click Here to register. This event is free and open to all, registration will close 01/04/21.

 


Sponsor the Events!

Click here to visit our website and see how you can sponsor the virtual event series and work together with us to broaden your reach.

 

Thank you for Celebrating National Rural Health Day  
 

Honoring the People Making a Rural Difference:  

 

                                                         

Every year the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) receives hundreds of nominations to The Community Star Recognition Program. The program is designed to honor those whose contributions are making a difference in rural, through collaboration, education, innovation, and communication. Each person, coalition, and organization represents the faces and grassroots initiatives that are working to address the social determinants of health and improve the lives of those who call rural their home. 

The New England Rural Health Association and the 6 State Offices of Rural Health (SORH) from CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, & VT held an reception evening to honor and congratulate the winners from across our region. 

 



Congratulations to our New England Winners!!

Connecticut: Gertrude O’Sullivan, Director of Communications and Special Programs, Foundation for Community Health

Massachusetts: Maureen Donovan, Program Manager & Tele-Behavioral Counseling Program, Athol Hospital

Maine: Robin Winslow, CEO, Hometown Health Center

New Hampshire: Keith Shute, MD, MMM, FAAP, CMO/SVP, Androscoggin Valley Hospital

Rhode Island: Monica Blanchette, LMHC, RDT, APS, Substance Use Prevention Coordinator, Burrillville Prevention Action Coalition

Vermont: Vermont Department of Health, COVID-19 Health Operations Center

You can read more about the winners and their inspiring stories featured in the 2020 Community Stars e-book

Resources

CDC Resources for Healthcare Professionals

Resources for the planning, allocation, distribution, administration, storage & handling, patient education, and more for COVID-19 vaccine. ​

Vaccine Information for Healthcare Professionals

Preparedness Training for Community-Based Organizations

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created a new training called Organizations Preparing for Emergency Needs (OPEN) that includes both a web-based, self-guided training, and a downloadable instructor kit that will guide participants on how to identify risks, locate resources, and take preparedness actions.

When community-based organizations (such as AAAs and CILs), are unable to sustain operations during an emergency incident, individuals who rely on them are exponentially impacted. Because of their importance in keeping the community going, OPEN is designed to empower these organizations to better prepare for emergency situations.

The OPEN training provides an overview of the 10 preparedness actions and creates a path forward for organizations to develop their own disaster response plan. Training modules include: mitigating risks, establishing a communications plan, determining essential activities, and more.

Access the web-based, self-guided OPEN training.

As your Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC), National Government Services is dedicated to working with providers in the rural areas we serve. Our goal is to keep you informed about changes to Medicare and the training opportunities available to you. 

Our website has the information you need to stay informed. 

National Government Services offers a variety of teleconferences, webinars, computer-based-training (CBT) courses and live seminars throughout the year to provide educational sessions on Medicare-related topics including rules and regulations.

Subscribe to Email Updates to stay up to date with current information!

The National Rural Health Resource Center created the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) Pricing Transparency Guide to help navigate the November 2019 Price Transparency Rule.  State Office of Rural Health Directors, SHIP Coordinators, and other rural hospital stakeholders can also view a webinar with further explanation that was recorded last month.

Issue Brief: COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Protections for Agricultural Workers

Details the sick leave protections outlined in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and how they apply to farmworkers. Breaks down the policy by reason for being unable to work, who the policy applies to, length of protection, and pay. Also, highlights state-level sick leave protection policies in prominent farmworker states.

Sponsoring organization: Farmworker Justice Fund, Inc.

Recent News

Listening to Rural Stories: Q&A with Alisa Druzba

                                             Alisa Druzba  

Alisa Druzba, director of the New Hampshire’s Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, discusses her journey to becoming a SORH director, the ways her state has been affected by the pandemic, and the favorite parts of her job. Read More
 



How will we divvy up the first rural COVID vaccine doses?

With the release of a COVID vaccine potentially coming before Christmas, plans to allocate limited early amounts have taken on greater urgency. Infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci has called on the public to get vaccinated once it is available, though numerous obstacles remain, particularly in rural areas. “If you’re a hospital in Tribune, Kan., are health care workers going to get the same access at the same time as a hospital in Topeka?” asks NRHA VP Brock Slabach. Many rural stakeholders worry that the goal to vaccinate 20 million people in December is unrealistic, particularly as the initial round will fall short in protecting high-risk health care workers. “Clinical staff are becoming infected, nurses, and doctors. It's creating a workforce crunch and the beds are filling up,” says NRHA CEO Alan Morgan.
 



New Publications on Substance Use Among Rural and Urban Youth and Adults

The Rural and Underserved Health Research Center and Maine Rural Health Research Center looked at substance use among rural and urban youth and adults.

Additional Resources of Interest: More information about the Maine Rural Health Research Center

A Time to Reflect on the Impact of 30 Years of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

 Last week, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) celebrated World AIDS Day, a day to demonstrate our commitment to those living with HIV and to honor and remember those who have died from HIV/AIDS. At HRSA, we continue to work to improve the lives of people with HIV by providing a comprehensive system of HIV care and treatment, strengthening the health workforce by training providers, and increasing HIV testing and access to proven prevention interventions, including pre-exposure prophylaxis.

For 30 years, HRSA’s Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) has played a vital role in responding to the HIV epidemic. Named for Ryan White, a young man who was diagnosed with AIDS in 1984 and gained national attention for his efforts to attend school and educate the public about HIV/AIDS, the RWHAP was authorized by Congress in 1990 through the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act.

In fiscal year 2020, HRSA awarded nearly $2.24 billion in RWHAP grants to cities, counties, states, and local community-based organizations to provide a comprehensive system of HIV primary medical care, essential support services, and medication for low-income people with HIV who are uninsured and underserved. More than half of people diagnosed with HIV in the United States receive services through RWHAP each year. That means more than half a million people receive RWHAP services as a result of this groundbreaking legislation. Without the services and support of HRSA’s RWHAP providers, many of our nation’s most vulnerable individuals— including people with HIV who are from racial/ethnic minority populations, youth, older adults, men who have sex with men, transgender individuals, and women—would not receive HIV care and life-extending medication.

Critical to the Administration’s effort, Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America, RWHAP recipients and providers adopt innovative, patient-focused models of care ensuring that people with HIV receive the care they need without fear of stigma or discrimination, are engaged and remain in care and on medication to ultimately reach viral suppression. The providers of HRSA’s RWHAP have long been leaders in helping to end the HIV epidemic by implementing effective data-driven systems and models of care and ensuring that people with HIV reap the benefits of scientific advancements, such as daily antiretroviral therapy. RWHAP clients who take HIV medication daily as prescribed and reach and maintain an undetectable viral load have effectively no risk of sexually transmitting HIV to their partners and can lead longer, healthier lives. Because of these efforts, the percentage of RWHAP clients who are virally suppressed has increased from 69.5% in 2010 to 88.1% in 2019, based on data from the recently released report.

Even as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, HRSA remains steadfast in our dedication to ending the HIV epidemic. As always, do not hesitate to reach out if you want to learn more about HRSA priorities, programs, and resources.

Best wishes,

Jeffrey Beard, JD

HRSA ORO Region 1 Regional Administrator
 


 

HHS Outlines New Plans and a Partnership to Reduce U.S. Pregnancy-related Deaths

Dec 3, 2020 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released an HHS Action Plan and announced a partnership to reduce maternal deaths and disparities that put pregnant women at risk. The Action Plan outlines three specific targets to improve maternal health outcomes: reduce the maternal mortality rate by 50%, reduce low-risk cesarean deliveries by 25%, and achieve blood pressure control in 80% of women of reproductive age with hypertension.
 



Partnering With Law Enforcement To Improve Health Outcomes In Rural Communities

Many are unaware of rural law enforcement's critical role in caring for people—for example, when residents are experiencing mental health crises and heart attacks. The Helmsley Charitable Trust, which funds rural health care in a seven-state Upper Midwest region, recognized this role and launched two initiatives: Virtual Crisis Care (using telehealth) and Automatic External Defibrillators for Law Enforcement. With officers using these technologies, the initiatives' early results look promising. Read More >>
 

Rural Challenges, Strategies, and Recommendations to Advance Value-Based Payment and Care During and Beyond the COVID-19 Crisis

Describes the key challenges rural primary care and behavioral health providers have faced in delivering care since COVID-19, in addition to the policy changes implemented in response to those challenges. Offers state-level policy recommendations for improving rural primary care and behavioral health services.
 


Meeting the Social Needs of Older Adults in Rural Areas

Click here to read more

Advocate and Take Action

- Updates from the Administration - 


President-elect Joe Biden Selects Xavier Becerra to Serve as HHS Secretary 

  • On Sunday, President-elect Joe Biden selected California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to serve as his secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Becerra has been in the news in recent years, during the Trump Administration, for overseeing California’s legal battles. In particular, Becerra has led the defense against a lawsuit aimed at eliminating the Affordable Care Act (ACA), California v. Texas. Becerra faces a difficult confirmation battle in the U.S. Senate, particularly if Republicans maintain control of the Senate following the Georgia run-offs. If confirmed, Becerra would be the first Latino to run the Department of Health and Human Services. NRHA will closely monitor his confirmation hearing and his commentary on health care in rural America.  

HHS Finalizes 340B ADR 

HHS Publishes COVID-19 Hospital Facility-Level Data  

  • On Monday, HHS released new hospital COVID-19 capacity data at the facility level. Previously released data about hospital capacity that had been released was aggregated at the state level. This new, more granular, data release aggregates daily hospital reports into a "week at a time" picture to protect patient privacy, while providing a view of how COVID-19 is impacting hospitals and local communities across the country. 

HRSA Funds Additional RHCs to Expand COVID-19 Testing  

- Updates from Congress - 


Congress Hopes to Extend Government Funding Until Next Friday 

  • On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government until this Friday, December 18, to give more time to negotiators working to reach a deal on both government funding and a COVID-19 package. The Senate passed the CR early this afternoon, so it is headed to President Trump’s desk, where he is expected to sign it before the 11:59 p.m. funding cliff. This measure also extends important public health, Medicare, and Medicaid programs through December 18.  

Bipartisan Group of Senators Release COVID-19 Framework 

  • Last week, NRHA highlighted the fantastic work by a group of bipartisan Senators led by Senators Manchin (D-WV), Collins (R-ME), Cassidy (R-LA), Murkowski (R-AK) and others to work toward a COVID-19 relief package. On Wednesday afternoon, the framework of this package was made public. Included in the framework was a 20 percent carveout for rural providers in new Provider Relief Fund (PRF) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Telehealth Program funding. Additionally, the framework provides updated language on PRF use requirements, so it is more provider friendly. Further, the framework includes a one-year extension of current telehealth flexibilities. NRHA emphatically supports the framework and the good work the bipartisan group has done on behalf of rural. The rural carveout and telehealth extensions are two of NRHA’s top priorities, and we believe this is a great starting point for negotiations.  

    NRHA continues to advocate for continued relief from Medicare Sequestration for all of 2021. The CARES Act provision halting Medicare Sequestration from May until December has been welcomed for rural providers, we believe it is imperative that this continues through 2021 so that providers have more stability in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, NRHA is hoping to see rural friendly text regarding vaccine and testing deployment and development. It is critical that Congress identifies the unique geographic barriers facing rural America and provide adequate resources to overcome them. NRHA urges you to contact your elected officials about this important COVID-19 package
     



NRHA Rural Health Policy Institute Feb 9-11, 2021
A virtual event

NRHA’s 32nd Annual Rural Health Policy Institute is your chance to guide the future of rural health policy with NRHA leadership and advocate for issues you care about with new and returning members of Congress and the administration. Save the date for Feb. 9-11 as registration opens soon.

 Join NRHA and hundreds of rural health advocates from across the nation for the largest rural advocacy event in the country.

Register Now
 



NERHA Policy Issue Request Form 

The New England Rural Health Association utilizes our Policy Committee to take action around emerging issues affecting rural health. Do you have policy issues you’d like to share with us? Check out our Policy Issue Request Form, which allows our members to share policy items with us that we can help support. This form outlines the key information that the Policy Committee needs in order to consider a policy issue for action. By completing this form you will be identified as the 'Champion' of the issue and will need to participate in the discussions and action items related to the issue. Thank you for partnering with the NERHA to protect rural health!
 



Interested in Policy? - Join our “Health Policy Happy Hour” committee meetings the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 5-6pm. Please email admin@newenglandrha.org to get added to the invite.
Funding & Opportunities

NRHA Rural Health Awards

Honors individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to rural health.
 



Empowering Communities to Address Behavioral Health and Chronic Pain through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs

Funding for public and private nonprofit entities to address behavioral health and/or chronic pain among older adults and adults with disabilities through the implementation of appropriate evidence-based self-management education and self-management support programs. Proposals should consider projects that reach a new population, such as rural communities, veterans, individuals with mental illness, or individuals with substance abuse/misuse issues.

Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories

Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 18, 2020

Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2021
 



Rural Healthcare Provider Transition Project (RHPTP)

Technical assistance for rural healthcare providers to build capacity in value-based care (VBC), with emphasis on efficiency, quality, patient experience, and safety. The program's goal is to guide small rural hospitals and rural health clinics that are not currently participating in VBC to prepare for participation in a health system focused on value.

Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories

Application Deadline: Jan 16, 2021
 



Prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Care for Children Affected by Them

Join a HRSA-funded, 10-session prenatal and/or pediatric ECHO® SAFEST Choice learning collaborative, which begins in March 2021. The prenatal cohort will learn how to screen for and counsel women about the risks of alcohol use during pregnancy. The pediatric cohort will learn how to identify and care for children and adolescents with suspected or diagnosed Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Participating health centers will receive a stipend, TA, and free CE credits. Priority areas: New England (MA, VT, ME, RI, NH, CT) & Upper Midwest (MN, ND, SD, WI, IA, MI).

Get more information about how to participate.
 


 

CMS Value in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Demonstration – January 3. 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) seek participants in a four-year demonstration project designed to improve treatment for opioid use disorder and reduce Medicare costs.  Eligible participants include physicians, hospital outpatient departments, Rural Health Clinics, Critical Access Hospitals, and opioid treatment programs.
 



Agricultural Safety and Health Achievement Awards

Award program that honors individuals, organizations, and collaborations that have made significant contributions to agricultural safety and health.

Geographic coverage: Nationwide

Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2021
 



Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Resident Grants Program

Grants to support pediatric residents in the planning of community-based child health initiatives that increase children's access to optimal health and well-being and address unmet child health needs.

Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories

Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2021
 



Helping Hands Grant Program

Grants to encourage medical students to participate in community service activities, particularly those focused on underserved populations; raise awareness of mental illness and the importance of early recognition of illness; and build an interest among medical students in psychiatry and working in underserved communities. Projects should focus on mental health and substance use disorder.

Upcoming Events

COVID-19 Learning Series

The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), a HRSA-funded NTTAP, has been offering a multi-session learning series on COVID-19. Each webinar dives into different challenges and explores opportunities around business contingency planning and data fundamentals while sharing lessons learned, models, and workflows from health centers who mobilized early during the first phase of COVID-19. The final session is next week:

Looking Over the Horizon

Wednesday, December 16 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET - Register here

 



Weitzman ECHO Series on COVID-19: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy During COVID-19

Wednesday, December 16 from 12pm-1pm ET - Register here
 



HIV in the Era of Covid-19: PEP Care Via Telemedicine

Wednesday, December 16 Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Mountain - Register Here
 



 Making Practical Decisions for Crisis Standards of Care at the Bedside During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, December 17 Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern - Register here
 



LGBTQIA+ Patients and Social Determinants of Health Screening and Documentation

Hosted by The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center, a HRSA-funded NTTAP

Friday, December 18, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET - Register here 
 



NERHA Presents - A Wellness Guide: Staying Healthy, Fit and Connected During the Pandemic w/ Captain Christopher Bersani, HRSA Deputy Regional Administrator and the National Lead for Behavioral Health for the Office of Regional Operations

Thursday January 7th from 12-1pm ET - Click Here to register.



ACL/CMS Webinar 1/14/21: Reducing Food Insecurity and Nutrition-Related Chronic Diseases During COVID Among Medicaid HCBS Beneficiaries

Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 3:00 - 4:30 pm ET - Register for the Webinar
 


 

Webinar: Reaching Socially Isolated People Living with Dementia

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:00-4:00 PM ET - Webinar Registration

 

 

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