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Reducing Food Insecurity and Nutrition-Related Chronic Diseases During COVID Among Medicaid HCBS Beneficiaries

A birds eye view of a table with a white table cloth and various veggies and grain dishes. Photo by pexels user Ella Olsson. Photo used courtesy of Pexels.com.The Administration for Community Living (ACL) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a new training program. ACL and CMS host a monthly webinar series that invites subject matter experts and practitioners from across the home-and-community-based services (HCBS) spectrum to share insights and best practices to develop high-quality HCBS services and programs.  

 

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

Food insecurity is growing among Medicaid HCBS beneficiaries as the COVID pandemic enters 2021. Many beneficiaries facing food insecurity also suffer from nutrition-related chronic diseases such as obesity and diabetes. 

This webinar provides HCBS stakeholders with resources they can use to ensure long-term success in addressing food insecurity; and invites them to consider referring beneficiaries to education and supports to manage often complex and long-term needs.   

Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 3:00 - 4:30 pm ET.

Register for the Webinar

The webinar will be recorded. If you are interested in the webinar and cannot attend, please register. We will send you the recording link via email. Questions? Email HCBSSTPHelpdesk@neweditions.net

Please send any suggestions or questions related to this article or requests for additional resources to RA-basprovidersupprt@pa.gov.