Many states are transforming their health care delivery systems to improve health and control costs. Reducing health disparities — and addressing their social and economic causes — is at the heart of many of these efforts.
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To improve the quality of services for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and reduce health care costs, states are implementing strategies to improve access to home health services. Of particular importance as states confront COVID-19-related budget challenges, home health services can help to avoid costly emergency department use, hospitalizations, and institutional […]
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Confronted with a pandemic that impacts the health of women and children – ranging from pregnancy and delivery to access to substance abuse treatment – a consortium of New Jersey state and health care experts launched a Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) initiative to share COVID-19 expertise between specialists and primary care to […]
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As recent data shows, COVID-19’s infection and death rates illustrate the profound racial and ethnic disparities in the nation’s health care system and the social and economic inequalities that affect health outcomes. To curb COVID-19 and improve the quality of care delivered to communities that have faced decades of discrimination, a few states are bolstering […]
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The National Standards for Systems of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) define the core components of a comprehensive, coordinated, and family-centered system of care for CYSHCN.
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The brutal deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and countless people of color before them, and the shocking disparities in death rates from the coronavirus, are tragic examples of the still pervasive racism in America. For organizations like NASHP, it is not enough to speak out – we need to redouble our efforts, along […]
The COVID-19 pandemic poses unique risks to people with opioid use disorder (OUD). Overdose risk increases when using individuals are in isolation and injection drug users are at higher risk of COVID-19 mortality due to increased rates of other infectious diseases and negative health effects from substance use.
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, the opioid epidemic has quietly raged on, requiring states to fight a costly, two-front war. While states have rallied to ensure that opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment remains accessible, organizational and workforce challenges persist and the resources and revenue needed to address them are rapidly changing. Gaps in treatment infrastructure and […]
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Confronted with a shortage of test kits, rising COVID-19 cases, and pressure to reopen, many states are designing innovative contact tracing initiatives that use private and public health expertise, volunteers, and traditional phone calls to reach individuals who have been exposed to the coronavirus so they can self-isolate to stop the spread of infection.
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