A handful of Baskett's recent projects
INFLUENCING PUBLIC POLICY
A stakeholder letter to Governor Polis
Clients often approach Baskett with a general idea of what they need, and this project was no different. The Colorado Health Foundation approached us with an extremely tight timeline to get a critical message across to the state's new Governor. We were able to jump right in with our public policy expertise and technical writing skills and help a large group of dynamic stakeholders come together to speak in one voice to Colorado's new Governor. Packed with relevant research and concrete public policy recommendations; and written in a constructive and collaborative tone; this project is an example of how Baskett is helping coalitions rise to the next level. In the end over 35 organizations signed on to the Letter to Governor Polis and Lieutenant Governor Primavera of Colorado
TECHNICAL POLICY EXPERTISE
Providing policy support to Medicaid
Clients often need our help with more than one project at a time. We are flexible in our contracting arrangements and can hang around just as long as you need us.
Leveraging our deep Medicaid and public policy expertise, we are helping Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) with a myriad of policy projects. Health First Colorado is keeping us on hand and in house to help with all kinds of technical health policy issues in 2019, including work on key, high-profile health coverage programs.
WINNING RFP PROPOSAL
Baskett writes winning proposals
Baskett served as team lead and principle author for two successful RFP bid proposals for the Colorado Medicaid program. Three proposals totaling over 1800 pages were developed in a 11-week period. The RFP writing team was ultimately successful in an extremely competitive bidding process, winning two new 7-year Medicaid contracts, serving over 330,000 Medicaid members in eight urban and rural Colorado counties.
Baskett's leadership tools
Clients of Baskett have access to our suite of leadership tools that can be used by professionals engaging in Conscious Leadership. Conscious organizations invite and welcome exceptional competence, interdependence, openness and transparency, self-examination, functionality, and peak performance. Baskett's suite of services will meet you where you're at and provide the tools you need to rise to the occasion.
Check out our latest leadership product: Assertive Leadership
Convening communities to address health needs
Centura Health System, the largest hospital system in Colorado, asked Baskett to bring together local communities in their hospital service areas to identify top health needs and align efforts to address them. Baskett convened a diverse set of stakeholders in three local Colorado communities: Colorado Springs, Pueblo and Canon City to lay the groundwork for collaboration and health improvement in the areas of food insecurity, access to healthy food, obesity, mental health and substance use, teen vaping and housing affordability and homelessness. We developed detailed reports to define the health needs using quantitative and qualitative data and describe current efforts underway that can be aligned to address community health needs. Baskett designed the reports to meet federal Internal Revenue Service requirements around community benefit for charitable hospitals.