Implementing Processes and Tools to Measure and Analyze SDOH and Health Equity ProgramsThe 2023 ACAP SDOH Benchmark Assessment

• Learn about the purpose, components and benefits of the ACAP SDOH Benchmark Assessment • Gain an understanding of organizational alignment to develop, implement, and maintain SDOH programs including an overarching SDOH strategy to guide program priorities, business cases, funding and outcomes analyses. • Discuss screening methods, data collection and analytical tools to assess and measure social risk factors of health plan member populations and non-members in communities served • Examine approaches to identifying community- based partners including criteria, financial and non-financial arrangements, referral management workflows, and current challenges • Share the current state of planning for climate change impacts on health plan members and geographic regions served

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Overcoming Barriers to Integrate Medical and Social Needs Data to Efficiently Serve Diverse Populations

  • Discuss strategies to develop trust with members and patients in communicating and collecting personal health (PHI) and social profiles
  • Learn how new payment models in both the public and private sectors incentivize major investments in building core information infrastructure to better manage patient populations
Understand the progress of coding standards to better align coding vocabularies used in EHRs to enable seamless interoperability

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Establishing Collaborative Partnerships to Heighten Focus on SDoH

  • Discuss collaborative approaches and partnerships that advance food security, housing stability, and medical transportation access
  • Deploy programs that address health inequities through market-driven, community informed solutions that support underserved populations
  • Explore data sharing mechanisms and tools utilized by providers and payers to integrate SDoH information into EHRs
  • Uncover opportunities to align efforts at the state, local, and community level for greater impact in promoting public health policies and measurable program effectiveness
  • Determine how a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Implementation Plan can advance care delivery efforts

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