Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) Launches Webinar Series: Six Strategies to Scale Supportive Housing with Medicaid Coverage of Housing Related Services

Date Published: 
September 7th, 2023

From the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH):

Join CSH for a Fall webinar series highlighting states and communities that have integrated Medicaid coverage for Supportive Housing Services. Learn how they are using the benefit to increase the quantity and quality of supportive housing available in their communities.

Strategy #1: Integrating Medicaid and Housing Systems – Lessons Learned from Washington DC's Medicaid Housing Supportive Services Program

Wednesday, September 20 | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. ET

This is the first session in a six-part series on CSH’s policy brief, which outlines strategies to leverage Medicaid for Housing Related Services (HRS). This webinar will feature the first strategy: integrating Medicaid services and housing systems. In this session, learn how Washington DC:

  • Integrated Medicaid funding with federal and city housing funds
  • Established integrated housing and healthcare systems to support beneficiaries
  • Increased District capacity to deliver quality housing and supportive services

Speakers include experts from CSH and Dena Hasan, Director of Policy and Program Support at the DC Department of Human Services.


Strategy #2: Aligning Eligibility Criteria for Housing and Housing Related Services – Lessons Learned from Washington State's Apple Health and Home Program

Friday, October 6, | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. ET

Housing and services will only allow blended or braided funding when the same people qualify for each. To expand supportive housing capacity, system leaders must work together to align who is eligible for Medicaid Housing Related Services with who is eligible for affordable or supportive housing units or subsidies. This webinar will feature the second strategy in CSH's policy brief: aligning eligibility criteria between housing and services.  In this session, learn how Washington state:

  • Created the Apple Health and Home program
  • Aligned populations between their Foundational Community Support Benefit and housing assistance services
  • Worked together across state departments to ensure more providers could deliver quality housing and supportive services

Speakers include experts from CSH and Melodie Pazolt from WA’s Department of Commerce and Scott Tankersly from WA’s Health Care Authority.

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