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.
For more information, please click the program titles and read NASHP’s State Medicaid Quality Measurement Activities for Women’s Health. Acknowledgement: Thank you to the officials in Washington, DC, Montana, and Minnesota for reviewing their respective highlighted strategies. This infographic is a publication of the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP). This project is supported […]
Arizona recently made an innovative change in its scope-of-practice rules governing supervision of dental hygienists to enable hospitals to more easily use these providers to help prevent ventilator-assisted pneumonia (VAP) – the leading cause of death from nosocomial infections in critically ill patients. VAP, the second most common nosocomial infection, increases the duration of hospitalizations […]
States face rapidly rising rates of substance use disorder (SUD) and overdoses among pregnant women and increases in maternal deaths and poor birth outcomes, such as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS). To understand how states promote early identification of SUD and treatment access for pregnant women, the National Academy for […]
Many states already leverage Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs ) to better manage care for individuals enrolled in both Medicare and state Medicaid programs. Recent changes to federal regulation, stemming the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, are expected to make D-SNPs more attractive for states seeking to better integrate care for this population. The […]
States are incrementalists – enacting laws, amending them, and building on their successes – and that strategy is clearly visible in Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s bold and comprehensive legislative proposal, An Act to Improve Health Care by Investing in VALUE, announced last week. Baker’s proposal calls on payers and providers to increase expenditures on primary […]
Montana recently expanded its Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program benefits to most children enrolled in Medicaid and the state’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Montana enhanced its PCMH program by: Expanding the pool of approved providers; Increasing the number of quality measures that must be tracked; and Adding complex care management (CCM) – a coordinated […]
On a single January night in 2018, approximately 553,000 people in the United States experienced homelessness, either sleeping on the street or in a variety of shelters, and those numbers have been gradually increasing since 2016. The risk of homeless also looms large for many who are housing insecure, including 25 percent of renters nationwide […]