As American Families Prepare for Back-to-School, Biden-Harris Administration Strengthens Access to High-Quality, Comprehensive Health Care for Children

    In support of President Biden’s effort to address the nation’s mental health crisis, HHS issues guidance to states on ways to expand mental health care for children, and proposes requirements for states to report certain health care quality measures for children and adults.   Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services […]

Creating a Roadmap for the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

    Creating a Roadmap for the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency   BY: Jonathan Blum, Chief Operating Officer and Principal Deputy Administrator; Carol Blackford, Director Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group; and Jean Moody-Williams, Deputy Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) plays an […]

MEPS Workshop Registration Is Now Open

    MEPS Workshop Registration is now open for the upcoming VIRTUAL MEPS Three-day Data Users’ Workshop on September 13-15,2022. For registration and more information, visit the Workshops & Events page on the MEPS Web site at: https://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/about_meps/workshops_events.jsp Facebook Twitter Email

Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP)

Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP)   Link View Program Website Sponsors Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Deadlines Nov 8, 2022 Contact For programmatic or technical assistance questions:Krista M. Mastel, MPH301.443.0491kmastel@hrsa.gov For business, administrative, or fiscal questions:Kimberly Dews301.443.0655kdews@hrsa.gov Individual facilities may contact their State Office of Rural Health. Purpose The […]

LAUNCHING SOON: Two Teaching Health Center Funding Opportunities

    LAUNCHING SOON: Teaching Health Center Funding Opportunities   Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical EducationANDTeaching Health Center Planning and Development  The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), through the American Rescue Plan, will invest in two new funding opportunities that will launch soon.  The Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program will support the training […]

Understanding Long COVID

LONG COVID Recovery from infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can vary from person to person. Most individuals seem to recover quickly and completely. However, some report symptoms that persist or emerge weeks or even months later. These sets of conditions are referred to as “Long COVID.” Read the Memorandum on Addressing the Long-Term Effects […]

Medicaid and CHIP Continuous Enrollment Unwinding: What to Know and How to Prepare, A Partner Education Monthly Series, August 24th @ 12:00pm ET

    You are invited to join the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the fourth webinar in the monthly partner education series on Medicaid and CHIP Continuous Enrollment Unwinding.    This month’s webinar will focus on the Health Insurance Marketplace’s role when a state’s Medicaid agency […]

State and National Training Opportunities

West Virginia Pharmacists Association and our partners are planning some great training opportunities for pharmacists from all practice settings!  See below for three great ways to take your practice skills to the next level!   REGISTRATION FORM The Independent Pharmacy Expo 2022 Virtual is designed for owners and prospective owners, as well as pharmacists and […]

Infection Prevention: Rising Above & Beyond Challenges

2022 APIC-WV Fall Conference at Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center   200 Civic Center Dr., Charleston, WV 25301   Infection Prevention: Rising Above & Beyond Challenges   Thursday, September 15th, 2022  8:00am Registration  8:30am-8:45am Welcome – Lindsey Mason, MPH, President  8:45am-9:45am Celebrating 50 Years of APIC – CathySlemp, MD, MPH;           […]