Individuals with medical and behavioral health comorbidities often receive fragmented care, resulting in higher costs and poorer outcomes. States, the federal government, and providers have all made significant investments to build and expand evidence-based integration models, such as the collaborative care model, to reduce fragmentation and improve care. However, workforce shortages and limited resources may hinder […]
These resources help state leaders develop and strengthen Medicaid managed care delivery systems. They include nationwide scans of state policies, in-depth reports, blogs, interactive maps, and other policy tools. The Medicaid Managed Care Resource Center is supported through NASHP’s Cooperative Agreement with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), grant #UD3OA2289, National Organizations of State and Local Officials.
Preconference First Name Last Name Presentation Finding Shared Solutions Across Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders, and Medicaid to Promote Recovery Tamara Sale Sale.precon.prevention.pdf Finding Shared Solutions Across Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders, and Medicaid to Promote Recovery Tom Betlach Betlach.precon.health reform.pdf Finding Shared Solutions Across Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders, and Medicaid to Promote Recovery […]
State policymakers have a critical role to play in how the Mental Health Parity and Addictions Equity Act (MHPAEA) is operationalized in state programs, including Medicaid managed care organizations, alternative benefit plans, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Now that CMS has released long-awaited proposed rules on implementation of the MHPAEA in these programs, […]
Monday, February 23, 2015 Moderator: CDR Thomas Pryor United States Public Health Service, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation Project Officer Presenters: Gail Hirsch Director, Office of Community Health Workers, Massachusetts Department of Public Health Kari Armijo Health Care Reform Manager, Medical Assistance Division, New Mexico Human Services Department Allie Gayheart Manager of Health Initiatives, […]
Developing a coordinated care organization in northwest Oregon’s Yamhill County presented an opportunity to build an organization that reflected the community’s vision for high-quality, more efficient, integrated care for Medicaid beneficiaries. When assessing the needs of the community, it became clear to Yamhill Community Care Organization’s (YCCO’s) Clinical Advisory Panel (CAP) that a small percentage […]
Health insurance options now available through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) offer new opportunities to enroll individuals involved in the criminal justice system into coverage. In states that have expanded Medicaid, many newly eligible will be young, low-income males, some with involvement with the criminal justice system. Justice-involved individuals especially could benefit from coverage as […]