This infographic highlights how lead exposure and poisoning is a health equity issue, and the role that state Medicaid agencies and other systems play in reducing exposure to improve health outcomes. Additional resources are listed below the infographic. Additional Resources: Associations of Maternal & Child Health Programs: Lead poisoning prevention webpage. NASHP: 50-State Scan of […]
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Note: Other CDC support is available to states and localities, often targeted at specific conditions. Such support includes state-based tobacco control programs, the National Asthma Control Program, and a number of HIV–related demonstrations.
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The Round Two State Innovation Model (SIM) Test Awards granted by HHS to eleven states (Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Michigan, New York, Rhode Island, Ohio, Tennessee, and Washington) support state efforts to build multi-payer models of health system transformation. As noted in a previous analysis, population health improvement is an important component of the […]
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At a recent NASHP preconference, Improving Health, Lowering Costs: Translating Population Health into Effective State Policy, we heard from Washington State about the innovative work currently underway as part of its Healthier Washington initiative. This panel featured MaryAnne Lindeblad from the Washington Health Care Authority (HCA) and two local perspectives: Patty Hayes, Director of Public […]
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When it comes to keeping members healthy—not just treating them when they’re sick—the Oregon Health Authority knows it can pay to be flexible. Through its 1115 demonstration, Oregon’s Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) can pay for non-medical services that improve the health of their members while lowering costs. CCOs are local networks of Medicaid providers that […]
From Alaska to Vermont, there is broad recognition across states that improving health and lowering costs requires policymakers to build links between initiatives aimed at reforming the delivery system and those that address factors outside of traditional health care that extend to work, family, and community life. Implementing this vision challenges states to find new approaches […]
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This webinar offered participants an opportunity to learn about cross-agency levers states can use to meet the housing and health needs of homeless populations. The webinar also addressed the financing mechanisms, data infrastructure and strategic partnerships that facilitate the blending of health care and housing funding streams.
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States are developing new ways to pay Medicaid providers based on quality and efficiency over number of visits. However, these payment options can present challenges for states in integrating safety net providers into their efforts. In Oregon, Medicaid and the state’s Primary Care Association (PCA) have embarked on an alternative payment model that is breaking […]
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Recent media reports have featured chronically homeless individuals who have improved their health and reduced their emergency department use thanks to one intervention:supportive housing. According to one federal agency, supportive housing is “an approach to subsidized housing that provides voluntary services for people with disabilities and chronic conditions to promote long-term stability, recovery and improved health.” […]
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Thursday, April 2, 2015: Federal and state policymakers are increasingly focused on addressing health disparities as part of their approach to improving health, improving health care quality, and reducing costs. This webinar discusses aligning payment models, creating new partnerships, and building infrastructure and data systems to achieve health equity. Speakers from Ohio and Louisiana describe their states‘ health equity initiatives and federal programs they are leveraging. An official from the CMS Office of Minority Health describes federal resources to help states advance health equity and opportunities for alignment of federal and state activities.
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Governors hold a unique capacity to help promote a culture of health using the tools of their state governments in purchasing, regulating, and policymaking. In their 2015 State of the State or inaugural addresses, governors referenced a variety of health issues and are recognizing the need for policies to focus more broadly in order to […]
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