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Provider Alerts - Patient Care Resources - Practice Guidelines and Tips - 2022
Continuous Glucose Monitors for Diabetes Management

Healthfirst aims to enhance A1c control management, improve treatment outcomes, and prevent disease progression. We achieve these goals by first identifying Healthfirst plan members with Type 2 diabetes who are potentially eligible for a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM), after which we coordinate their care with providers to prevent future complications.

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Provider Alerts - Patient Care Resources - Policy, Billing, or Coverage Update - 2022
1560 22 Provider Alert Monkeypox Vaccine Coverage v5 FINAL wr

Healthfirst began covering the administration of the monkeypox vaccine on July 26, 2022. Learn more about two no-cost vaccines provided by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Provider Alerts - Behavioral Health and Foster Care - Patient Care Resources - Provider Resources - 2023
Children’s Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Frequently Asked Questions

Children's Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) are provided in the community and help children and youth be successful at home, in school, and in other environments. HCBS are personal and flexible and are meant to meet the physical health, behavioral health, and/or developmental needs of each child/youth.

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Patient Care Resources - Patient Resource - 2022
American Dental Association Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
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Patient Care Resources - Patient Resource - 2022
American Dental Association Clinical Practice Guidelines and Dental Evidence
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Patient Care Resources - Video - 2022
Building the Future We Wish to See

On November 19, 2021, Healthfirst held its semiannual Fall Provider Symposium. The theme was “Building the Future We Wish to See: Partnerships for Optimal Medical Outcomes in 2021 and Beyond”.

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Patient Care Resources - Patient Resource - 2022
Oral Health Care During Pregnancy and Early Childhood Practice Guidelines
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Patient Care Resources - Video - 2020
Pillars of Wellness for New Yorkers Seeking Longevity & Quality During COVID–19 (Video)

Healthfirst’s semiannual Provider Symposium, held on November 13, 2020, offered a unique opportunity for experts from healthcare delivery, public health, and the community to share prevention-based initiatives in the health delivery system for vulnerable patients. Featured speakers highlighted early successes in engaging Healthfirst members, practices, and communities in innovative programs that address the health trajectory of New Yorkers.

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Patient Care Resources - Practice Guidelines and Tips - 2021
New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
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Patient Care Resources - Video - 2020
Healthfirst Best Practices Webinar Series: Access to Care: Technology Solutions

The Best Practices Webinar Series consists of five live webinars that offer best practices to Healthfirst providers around improving member outcomes and quality measures. Each webinar has an expert panel followed by a Q&A session. The theme of this webinar is Access to Care: Technology Solutions.

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Patient Care Resources - Video - 2020
Healthfirst Best Practices Webinar Series: Equity, COVID, and Substance Use Disorders

The Best Practices Webinar Series consists of five live webinars that offer best practices to Healthfirst providers around improving member outcomes and quality measures. Each webinar has an expert panel followed by a Q&A session. The theme of this webinar is Equity, COVID, and Substance Use Disorders

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Patient Care Resources - Video - 2020
Second Annual Best Practices CME Part 1 - August 11, 2020

Second Annual Best Practices Conference on August 11, 2020 Hosted by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Healthfirst The goal of Healthfirst’s Best Practices CME activity is to increase attendees’ knowledge of emerging strategies for addressing health needs and for reducing racial health disparities among New Yorkers in the era of COVID-19. It addresses strategies to optimize meaningful and measurable health outcomes for individuals in populations impacted by COVID-19. Participants will consider the tools and resources that can address the opportunities, challenges, and impacts on managing the health of these New Yorkers. This includes policymaking; social, geographic, racial, and age-related factors; and structural components of the healthcare delivery system.

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