With over 100 years of combined experience in the state government and health and human services arena, the Cansler Collaborative Resources team is well equipped to assist our clients in a multitude of ways. Below is a partial list of how our clients have utilized our team’s knowledge and experience:
- Healthcare Business Strategy
In this rapidly changing healthcare environment, the Cansler Collaborative Resources team utilizes its knowledge and connections to identify emerging trends in healthcare laws, regulations, funding policies, and best practices to assist our clients to remain on the cutting edge in their competitive environment. These efforts may include assisting in identifying business opportunities that meet the changing needs and directions in healthcare.
- Medicaid Reform
With states struggling to contain their Medicaid costs and the constantly initiating new efforts related to achieving that goal, the Cansler Collaborative Resources team tracks proposals and changes in Medicaid policies at both the state and federal level to support our clients in planning and adapting to change to ensure future success.
- Request for Proposals
The governmental experience and knowledge of the Cansler Collaborative Resources team has proven valuable in assisting our clients in the development and review of responses to Requests for Proposals (RFP).
- Project Management and Group Facilitation
The Cansler Collaborative Resources team brings years of experience in project management and the facilitation of group planning and implementation discussions. As strategies are developed, CCR utilizes its management and organizational experience to help our clients develop the necessary focus to achieve successful implementations.
- Program Integrity
Meeting the requirements of a solidly managed program and avoiding issues that might result in major repayments to Medicaid or other third party payers is a critical element to a successful operation. With their knowledge and understanding of program integrity and compliance, the Cansler Collaborative Resources team assists its clients in managing program integrity risks. These efforts may include mock reviews to identify potential program integrity issues.
- Expert Witness
Members of the Cansler Collaborative Resources team have been called upon to serve as expert witnesses in cases involving Medicaid, program integrity, and other issues related to health and human services and state government regulatory functions.
- Policy Development
The Cansler Collaborative Resources team have worked in the health and human services policy development area for many years, assisting state and county officials in evaluating programs and offering advice on how services might be enhanced, increase effectiveness, and identy efficiencies. The knowledge and understanding of the history and intention of existing policies, compared to the current needs and politics around these issues, provides our clients with a greater ability to plan and anticipate the impact of change.
The Cansler Collaborative Resources team devotes a significant amount of time and energy in strategic research, identifying issues and opportunities that may benefit our clients across multiple states. CCR constantly monitors government activities, not only in Raleigh, but in Washington and other states.
- Public Presentations
Members of the Cansler Collaborative Resources team are frequently called upon to speak at conferences and meetings about topics related to Medicaid, healthcare and payment reform, changing healthcare policies, behavioral health services, and similar topics.
- Behavioral Health Management
The Cansler Collaborative Resources team has extensive expertise in the behavioral health services arena. Our team has provided consultation and technical assistance to large IDD/Behavioral Health organizations including the facilitation of mission/vision development, design of organizational structures, and the development of merger strategies and implementation plans.
- Integration of Care
The Cansler Collaborative Resources team has been engaged to assist in efforts to design and implement a comprehensive approach to care, integrating physical and behavioral elements of healthcare and coordinating this care with human services functions, so as to achieve a focus on the total person rather than segmented care.
- Business Development
Members of the Cansler Collaborative Resources team have been called upon by organizations to assist in identifying potential service or product opportunities in North Carolina and other states related to healthcare management, technology, and program integrity, and related issues in both state and local governments as well as in the healthcare provider community. This often involves the evaluation of potential services or products and utilizing our experience in improving the potential and developing the marketing strategy. Often, this results in members of the CCR team traveling with the clients’ representatives to meet with governmental officials and others in those states.
- Political Strategy
The Cansler Collaborative Resources team utilizes our experience and understanding of the governmental and political process to help guide our clients in developing their strategy to meet the challenges of the constantly changing political environment surrounding the health and human services arena.