https://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NASHP-Logo.png00Salom Teshalehttps://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NASHP-Logo.pngSalom Teshale2020-10-29 14:28:152020-10-30 16:59:59Medicaid Supports for Family Caregivers
Palliative care helps individuals with serious illness better manage the symptoms and stressors of disease. These services are interdisciplinary, person- and family-centered, and can help people at any stage of a serious illness.
States are uniquely positioned to influence how Americans think about access, and experience palliative care.
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A new, 50-state analysis of Medicaid managed care programs by the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) shows that in the past three years, state Medicaid managed care (MMC) programs have: Enrolled more children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN); Provided more services to them through managed care; and Launched more specialized […]
https://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NASHP-Logo.png00Olivia Randihttps://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NASHP-Logo.pngOlivia Randi2020-09-17 18:39:362020-09-22 12:24:11States Are Increasing their Use of Medicaid Managed Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
In response to COVID-19, states have made swift and unprecedented changes to enable the use of telehealth to meet the public’s need to safely access care remotely. Now, policymakers face the challenge of analyzing whether to sustain these changes as they weigh cost, privacy, and security considerations and effectiveness of remote care delivery. As officials […]
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As drug overdose fatalities continue to rise and incarceration rates remain high nationwide despite recent declines, states are increasingly developing opportunities for incarcerated individuals to access evidence-based opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment in state prison facilities. While the forced abstinence during incarceration can temporarily pause substance use itself, providing comprehensive treatment that includes medications for […]
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COVID-19 has greatly impacted dental care and oral health access in the United States. From closed offices to an increased need for personal protective equipment (PPE), states and providers are both facing challenges to connect patients to dental care. With reduced tax revenue and looming budget crises, states are also facing difficult budget decisions – […]
https://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/dentist-wi-patient-shutterstock-9_10_18.jpg38405760Allie Atkesonhttps://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NASHP-Logo.pngAllie Atkeson2020-08-31 16:02:482020-09-01 16:00:01State Levers to Support Dental Care in COVID-19’s Public Health and Economic Emergency
The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) recently spoke to Robert Hansen, executive director of West Virginia’s Office of Drug Control Policy, to learn how the state is expanding opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment access and capacity through strategic partnerships that support its Substance Use Response Plan’s goals. West Virginia has made expanding access […]
https://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/hand-with-pills-pixabay-7_27_2018.jpg12711920Jodi Manzhttps://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NASHP-Logo.pngJodi Manz2020-08-24 17:02:392020-08-28 17:30:39Q&A: How West Virginia Uses Partnerships to Increase Opioid Use Disorder Treatment
COVID-19 has illuminated racial and ethnic disparities across the country and simultaneously created new momentum for state leaders to address the root causes of racial inequity. COVID-19 case data has made the disparities — driven by systemic racism and inequitable economic and social conditions — increasingly blatant. In response to the dual crises of racism […]
As states consider strategies to reopen schools safely this fall, ensuring that children receive their appropriate, on-schedule vaccines continues to be an important safety and prevention strategy. Because the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically reduced the volume of in-person children’s preventive care visits across the country – many providers have reported a 70 to 80 percent […]
Through a unique partnership between the Iowa Medicaid and public health agencies, Iowa’s I-Smile program addresses the disproportionate impact of dental disease on low-income individuals. I-Smile and its related I-Smile @ School for children and I-Smile Silver for adults help promote preventive oral health services and reduce barriers to dental care across the state.
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People with substance use disorders (SUD) who are experiencing housing instability or homelessness are particularly at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving states challenged more than ever to identify effective housing strategies that can simultaneously address the complex treatment needs of people with SUD while also curbing the spread of COVID-19 in congregate settings.
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