DE&I Toolkit

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11/29/2021

Implementation Checklist: National CLAS Standards, a CLAS Action Worksheet and CLAS Testimonials
Culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) are increasingly recognized as effective in improving quality of care because they help organizations address the cultural and communication barriers that many individuals face when seeking services. In 2015, the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) conducted a study to better understand how organizations use the National Standards for Culturally and linguistically Services in Health and Health Care (the National CLAS Standards). In this document, you will learn what we learned.

11/29/2021

CLAS implementation guide for Behavioral Health
Behavioral health implementation guide for the national standards for culturally and linguistically appropriate services in health and health care.

11/29/2021

CLAS Standards: Awareness, Knowledge, Adoption, and Implementation
Summary of key findings about awareness, knowledge, adoption, and implementation of the National CLAS Standards in Health and Health Care Organizations Evaluation Project.

11/27/2021

Community Health Plan of Washington DE&I Workgroup Presentation
Overview presentation focused on Community Health Plan of Washington's Equity strategy and goals.

11/27/2021

AHE Creating a Culture of Equity Overview Brochure
Brochure defines and explains health equity and provides detailed strategies organizations may take to address health equity.

11/22/2021

DE&I Workgroup Work Plan - DRAFT
Working draft of the Alliance DE&I work goup work plan.

11/21/2021

DE&I Workgroup Meeting Agenda_11.30.21
November 30, 2021 DE&I Workgroup Meeting Agenda

11/21/2021

2022 DE&I/Member Experience Value Visit
Working draft of the 2022 DE&I/Member Experience Value Visit to be held October 11th - 14th.

11/21/2021

DE&I Workgroup Charter - FINAL
DE&I Workgroup Charter (final)

11/1/2021

Recording: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and Health Equity Workgroup: October 2021
By invitation only, this workgroup meeting is to develop plans for supporting Alliance member health plan needs around DE&I and Health Equity initiatives.

10/24/2021

2022 DE&I Value Visit Agenda - DRAFT
Working-draft of the agenda for the Alliance's 2022 DE&I Value Visit planned for April 2022.

10/23/2021

Alliance DE&I Workgroup Charter - DRAFT
10.22.21-version of the working draft of DE&I Workgroup charter

10/22/2021

October 25, 2021 DE&I Workgroup Meeting Agenda
DE&I Workgroup Meeting Agenda (10.25.21)

10/22/2021

Central Health Plan of Complete Diabetes Care Presentation
Overview of Bright Health Clinical Equity Program

9/24/2021

Health New England DE&I Presentation
Overview of Health New England's 5 Pillars for Diversity and Inclusion initiative.