The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host an information session and a series of webinars in the coming weeks to provide information on new opportunities for states within the Innovation Accelerator Program (IAP).

The IAP, created in 2014, aims to improve care for Medicaid beneficiaries and reduce costs by supporting states’ efforts in payment and delivery system reform.

An Jan. 16 information session will focus on a new technical support opportunity for states seeking to design value-based payment (VBP) strategies for home and community-based services. The session will take place 3:30 pm4:30 pm ET.

CMS also will host four national learning webinars on:

Those interested in the webinars should register in advance.

Contact Director of Policy Erin O’Malley at eomalley@essentialhospitals.org or 202.585.0127 with questions.