Illinois Association of Medicaid Health Plans (IAMHP)
How MTM Prioritizes BEP Providers in the Non-Emergency Transportation Space

How MTM Prioritizes BEP Providers in the Non-Emergency Transportation Space

September 22, 2022

Phil Stalboerger, VP of Public Affairs at MTM, an IAMHP Trusted Partner,  joins Samantha to discuss non-emergency medical transportation and how MTM works to prioritize Business Enterprise Providers (BEP) owned by minorities, women and those with disabilities. 

Ep. 92 - - Youth Mental Health: First Aid and Addiction Prevention

Ep. 92 - - Youth Mental Health: First Aid and Addiction Prevention

September 15, 2022

Riley Cleary, Prevention Program Manager at the Illinois Association of Behavioral Health stops by the podcast to talk about the great work the organization is doing through their Youth Mental Health First Aid and Addiction Prevention programs.

Ep 91 - Illinois Public Policy and the State Budget

Ep 91 - Illinois Public Policy and the State Budget

September 8, 2022

IAMHP Legislative Consultant, John Lowder, joins Samantha to talk about public policy in Illinois and the state budget.

Ep. 90 - Mental Health Trends – Social Media and its’ Effects on Youth

Ep. 90 - Mental Health Trends – Social Media and its’ Effects on Youth

August 31, 2022

Sara Howe, Senior Director at Third Horizon Strategies, joins Samantha to talk about the mental health of youth and current trends.

Ep. 89 - Healthcare Transformation and the Importance of Partnership

Ep. 89 - Healthcare Transformation and the Importance of Partnership

August 25, 2022

Lindsey Artola, President of Sage Health Strategy, joins Samantha to talk about healthcare transformation and the importance of partnership in the ever-changing world of healthcare. 

Ep. 88 - The Illinois Legislative Landscape - An Overview & What’s to Come

Ep. 88 - The Illinois Legislative Landscape - An Overview & What’s to Come

August 18, 2022

IAMHP Lobbyist Kareem Kenyatta joins Samantha to update us on the Illinois legislative landscape, providing an overview from the year and a snapshot of what's to come. 

Ep. 87 - How Health Plans are Paving the Way for Behavioral Health

Ep. 87 - How Health Plans are Paving the Way for Behavioral Health

August 12, 2022

Dr. Tom Allen, Executive Medical Director of Behavioral Health at BCBSIL, and Chief Psychiatrist for the BCBSIL Medicaid plan joins Samantha to talk about how Medicaid Managed Care Organizations are paving the way for Behavioral Health in Illinois.

Ep. 86 - Inseparable Looks to Close Mental Health Gaps and Access to Care

Ep. 86 - Inseparable Looks to Close Mental Health Gaps and Access to Care

August 4, 2022

Angela Kimball, Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Public Policy at Inseparable, joins the podcast to talk about how this initiative is working to close the gap on access to critical mental health services for all. 

Ep. 85 - What’s Going on in the World of Behavioral Health

Ep. 85 - What’s Going on in the World of Behavioral Health

July 28, 2022

Policy expert, Jill Hayden, Director at Sellers Dorsey, is back with Sam to discuss what is going on in the world of behavioral health in Illinois.

Ep. 84 -  New Policy for Access to Better Behavioral Health Services

Ep. 84 - New Policy for Access to Better Behavioral Health Services

July 21, 2022

Trisha Rodriquez, Director of Public Policy and Government Relations at IAMHP, is back with Sam to discuss the behavioral health legislation that IAMHP supported to improve access to behavioral health services in Illinois. 

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