Health Management Associates (HMA) is an independent, national research and consulting firm specializing in publicly funded healthcare reform, policy and programs. Founded in 1985, we are now more than 165 consultants strong and still growing. Our team has an intimate understanding of the challenges and constraints our clients face, and we work across disciplines and geographical areas to put that knowledge to work for every client. Simply put, no one knows publicly funded healthcare like we do.
We’re Ready to Help
The depth and breadth of expertise among our colleagues spans the healthcare industry and stretches across the nation. We have helped a diverse range of healthcare industry leaders find better ways to tackle their biggest challenges. Amid the ever changing landscape, our team stands ready to put our experience and expertise to work for you. As we head into 2017, how can we help?
In 2016 we worked with a wide variety of clients.
The chart below illustrates the percentage of our business that came from each client type.
- Local, State & Federal Government 28%
- Healthcare Providers 20%
- Health Plans 25%
- Foundations & Associations 7%
- Investors & Investment Community 2%
- Pharmaceutical, Educational Institutions, Other 18%
View a sampling of our diverse 2016 projects
The Baton Rouge Area Foundation tapped HMA to assess and recommend a comprehensive model of care for individuals in East Baton Rouge Parish with behavioral health and substance use needs.
For the 16th year HMA helped the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured produce this annual go-to resource.
HMA Community Strategies helped a unique non-profit develop evaluation and planning tools to better define the non-health entity’s role in the healthcare landscape.
HMA is providing interim executive director services for a community hospital’s behavioral health service line. Our structured approach is getting results.
Our team of experts helped clients, including FQHCs and FQHC Look-Alikes, secure over $66 million in grants.
Our Medicaid experts work side by side with states to successfully secure waivers and create innovative payment models.
Our team helped Cook County Health and Hospitals System develop a plan for a specialty behavioral health service line and implement an integrated care model at its outpatient PCMH sites.
Tools and Solutions
This powerful, web-based self-assessment will help your organization develop strategies to become ready for value-based payment.
Understand and assess the impact of new Medicaid managed care regulations, establish a work plan and track progress toward compliance.
Our team of providers, nurses and behavioral health clinicians is trained and ready to help you put a care management model in place.
A comprehensive guide to the tools you need to integrate healthcare delivery systems for vulnerable populations.
Documents Added to HMAIS Website
States with Projects
Integrated Care Delivery
HMA Hosts Inaugural Conference
Nearly 250 industry leaders gathered in Chicago for HMA’s inaugural conference, “The Future of Publicly Sponsored Healthcare: Building Integrated Delivery Systems for Vulnerable Populations.” Experts from across the country shared best practices, important insights and proven strategies for integrating care amid rising quality and cost expectations.
New Website Launched
It was time for a makeover. HMA’s revamped website features a fresh look, updated content and more intuitive navigation. The website is compatible with mobile devices, has a robust search function and includes insights from our experts on the HMA blog. The end result is a better user experience for our visitors. Check it out for yourself.
Our 2017 Forecast
States that expanded Medicaid gained two advantages in addressing adults involved with the criminal justice system…read more
In 2017, we are likely to see a greater number of state Medicaid programs lay the groundwork to develop payment methods that account for the social determinants of health…read more