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About Neva Kaye
Neva Kaye rejoined the NASHP staff as a part time Policy Fellow in July, 2016 to work on the State Innovation Model (SIM) evaluation. She first joined the organization in 1994 as director of the Medicaid Managed Care Resource Center. During her over 20 years at NASHP she served as program director, senior program director and, finally, managing director. She worked with teams of staff to develop and implement projects supporting state efforts to address a variety of health policy issues, including Medicaid, purchasing, medical homes, behavioral health, and children’s health. During her time at NASHP she led learning collaborative designed to support young children’s healthy mental development, advance medical homes, and improve the delivery of care provided to children in foster care. Before joining NASHP, Neva served as director of Wisconsin’s Medicaid managed care program where she established several innovative managed care programs including some of the earliest programs serving people with disabilities and youth involved with the juvenile justice system. Neva holds a BS in industrial engineering and psychology from the University of Wisconsin.
Entries by Neva Kaye
Family caregivers help Medicaid enrollees safely stay in their own homes, prevent or delay hospital and nursing facility stays, and provide personal care services that Medicaid agencies would otherwise need to pay for. However, there are strong indications that family caregivers need additional supports, which would benefit the Medicaid enrollees in their care. Recognizing family […]
Starting in early 2020, Idaho will launch a new value-based payment model that will compensate federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) and other providers based on how much they improve the cost and quality of care delivered to Medicaid enrollees. The agency plans to sign contracts to implement the model in January, with implementation beginning July […]
State officials continue to develop new approaches to increase access to oral health services, and many of their innovations were highlighted at National Academy for State Health Policy’s 2019 conference. There are ongoing initiatives, such as deploying community health workers in Minnesota, a New Hampshire Medicaid and Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program pay-for-prevention, bundled […]