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Billing Medicaid Administrative Models

Administrative Models for Medicaid Funding Services is a new resource for housing and homeless programs considering options to bill Medicaid for eligible services. Made possible with support from a Corporation for National and Community Service Social Innovation Fund grant, this new CSH publication generally reviews three possible models pursued by providers: Becoming a Medicaid Billable Agency; Collaborating to Increase Services and Capacity; and Contracting with an Administrative Services Organization. 

Trainings on Billing Medicaid

For supportive housing providers, this two-part webinar series with office hours outlines steps for becoming a Medicaid billing agency with a self-assessment for agencies considering this possibility. Part 1 and Part 2 are offered together for $150, and can only be purchased as a pair. This webinar series will explore the current role of Medicaid in supportive housing and community integration, and how you and your tenants can benefit from extended coverage of health and related services to a broader segment of vulnerable populations.

Building Health Center & Housing Partnerships 

Is your health center interested in expanding its services in collaboration with a housing partner to meet the needs of your community? CSH and Capital Link's third offering in their Capital Expansion for Health and Housing Partnerships Learning Collaborative series can support you in your partnership endeavors. Please join us for a free introductory webinar on December 3 at 1:00PM ET to learn more.

Your New Learner Home! 

The CSH Training Center is getting a fresh, new look! We're bringing you a more intuitive and friendly experience to help fulfill your professional development needs. Learner Home will replace the current welcome page and serve as your one-stop shop to access everything you need. We will be launching Learner Home on Monday, December 9, 2019. Check out a preview of Learner Home here.

Funder Spotlight: Oregon Collaboration

CSH and a cohort of partners in Portland, Oregon recently completed a strategic framework for health systems, foundations, and others to invest in the creation of affordable housing and services based on a collective approach. Their new Regional Supportive Housing Impact Fund (RSHIF) is supported by Cambia Health Foundation, CareOregon, Central City Concern, the Collins Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Legacy Health, Meyer Memorial Trust, Oregon Community Foundation, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), Adventist Health, and Providence Health and Services. Read more about this collaborative and exciting partnership here.

Working with Peer Specialists Webinar

Peer specialists provide lived expertise to help tenants in supportive housing connect with stable and experienced support networks. They can play a valuable role in enhancing services within housing settings. Utilizing people with lived expertise as mentors, advisers and implementers will help ensure individuals and families thrive. Join us for a webinar on the role and value of the peer specialist this January 7, when we will discuss strategies for successfully supporting and integrating peers into your team.

ICYMI: Data Sharing Webinar

CSH and our national partner APHSA recently held a webinar where hundreds of participants heard how HMIS data is being shared with stakeholders from health, justice, and other public systems to coordinate care and resources to better serve constituents facing housing challenges and homelessness. If you'd like to access the webinar recording and slides, you can get them by clicking here. Whether you participated in the webinar or not, we ask that you take a minute to complete our survey on HMIS data sharing technical assistance needs

Preparing a FUP Voucher Application?

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released its 2019 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) application for the Family Unification Program (FUP). FUP is a housing resource for integrated housing/services, including supportive housing, for families involved in child welfare systems and also is an important part of providing assistance to many youth.​ CSH, in partnership with CLPHA, held a free webinar for public housing agencies and other interested parties contemplating applications to HUD for FUP vouchers. The link to the full recording of that webinar along with materials can be found here, and is offered for free to anyone.