Special Populations and Services
These policy tools help states leverage Medicaid managed care to provide targeted supports for adults and children with distinct health care service needs.
While state policymakers across the country grapple with oral health care access challenges, California, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut are incentivizing their Medicaid plans and providers to deliver pediatric oral health services in innovative ways, with a special focus on community-based solutions. Under its Medicaid section 1115 waiver, California incentivizes dental care coordination by community health workers […]
Thursday, August 22, 10:00 am – 11:30 am Issued in May 2016, the Medicaid and CHIP managed care final rule was the first significant update to the programs’ managed care regulations since 2003. Provisions in the regulation aim to improve beneficiary experience, enhance quality improvement activities, and increase transparency, including the requirement that CMS establish […]
States are increasingly using managed care to deliver services to children with complex health needs enrolled in Medicaid. This roundtable discussion features the work of two states that have made innovative efforts in this area. Participants will have an opportunity to raise questions and discuss opportunities and challenges to improving care quality and controlling costs […]