We translate complex program rules and policies into language that is tailored and meaningful to those stakeholders and ensure that there are clear lines of communication back to policy makers. In addition, we conduct targeted outreach to specific audiences such as providers, consumer advocates, and beneficiaries themselves, to ensure that the goals of the initiative are clear.
Since 2011, Harbage Consulting has been assisting the California Department of Health Care Services in implementing the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI) for individuals eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare. We work to ensure that California’s dual eligible beneficiaries have accurate and actionable information about enrolling in a managed care plan to support their own decision-making processes. In leading this project, Harbage Consulting:
Harbage Consulting provides policy and fiscal expertise as well as project management support to the California Department of Health Care Services as it develops a competitive application to participate in the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) Medicaid demonstration. We are also leading the development of the required prospective payment system methodology for the demonstration application. As the state works to develop its formal CCBHC application, Harbage Consulting developed and implemented stakeholder engagement tools to inform the state’s planning, including:
In 2015, Harbage assisted the Washington State Health Care Authority in refining the messaging and stakeholder engagement strategy for the Healthier Washington Initiative as the state worked to merge its Medicaid section 1115 delivery system reform waiver proposal with the work underway through its State Innovation Models (SIM) grant. Our team: