NADP Knowledge Center
Dental in ACO's (2016)
Recorded On: 10/18/2016
Julie Bluhm will be presenting on how Hennepin Health, an Accountable Care Organization, has incorporated dental into their integrated health care delivery program for adults in Hennepin County, Minnesota. The program takes a holistic view of health, focusing on each member's medical, dental, mental health, and social needs. Services include housing and social services navigation, employment counseling, intensive case management, and access to clinics designed to meet members' complex needs.
Gretchen Hageman will discuss how The Iowa Dental Wellness Plan (DWP) is an innovative, earned-benefits program that provides dental benefits for Iowa's Medicaid expansion plan. DWP is a public- private relationship designed to process and better understand health outcomes using dental science to assess the oral health of DWP members. Additionally, members will receive targeted education to improve their dental and overall health based on their personal dental risk assessment.
Hennepin Health Clinical Program Manager at Hennepin County
Julie is the Clinical Manager for Hennepin Health, Hennepin county's health care reform project. She manages the care model, ensuring consistent implementation across sites and work to better integrate social services into the medical home. Julie is always seeking new collaborative opportunities and ways to improve the delivery of services.
Delta Dental of Iowa
Gretchen Hageman is the Government Programs Director at Delta Dental of Iowa (DDIA).She has been with DDIA for 18 months. Gretchen serves as the director for Iowa's Medicaid Expansion adult benefit and Iowa's State Health Insurance Plan- hawk-i benefit plan.Prior to DDIA, Gretchen worked as a Bureau Chief and Title V Director at the Iowa Department of Public Health for 15 years.Gretchen served for three years on the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs as a board member and other various child health board and advisory councils in Iowa.