Delivery System Reform

As part of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)’s Infrastructure for Maintaining Primary Care Transformation initiative, NASHP worked with four states (Idaho, Maryland, Montana, and West Virginia) that sought to adapt aspects of North Carolina’s nationally recognized model of primary care practice transformation. This report summarizes the value of primary care transformation for […]

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  • Webinars

    Monday, December 9, 2013 12:30-2pm EST View Webinar Here Join NASHP for a webinar on aligning federal and state programs and policies to support building stronger linkages between primary care and resources and services within the community, including behavioral, public health, long-term services and socio-economic supports. State leaders from Alabama and Rhode Island will describe […]

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  • Publications

    Around the country, models are emerging to link primary care providers not only to other medical service providers but also to resources and services in the community. This report—the first in a series supported by The Commonwealth Fund to explore opportunities for improvement in federal and state policy–highlights relevant policy levers and federal and state […]

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  • Webinars

    As states pursue payment and delivery reform to yield a more integrated delivery system, stronger connections between primary care and behavioral health care are essential. This webinar will explore challenges and opportunities to building linkages and care models that meet the needs of patients with physical and behavioral health care needs. It will also examine […]

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  • Webinars

    Multi-payer payment reform. New delivery models. Patient-centered, value-based care.  Significant investment–including funding to states through CMS’s State Innovations Models initiative (SIM)—has gone toward transforming care delivery. State officials and key stakeholders seeking to transform health care delivery are invited to learn about a vision for infrastructure necessary to enable this transformation. Speakers will draw on […]

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    May 20, 2013 | Filed under: Delivery System Reform, Health IT, Webinars
  • State Health Policy Blog

    By Sarah Kinsler May 2013 Momentum is building at the state level for multi-payer payment and delivery system transformation. Across the country, states like Maine, Arkansas, and Oregon are partnering with commercial insurers and other stakeholders to pursue Triple Aim goals. NASHP’s new Multi-Payer Resource Center, supported by The Commonwealth Fund, will help them succeed.

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  • States are key facilitators when it comes to building community infrastructure to support multi-payer pilots, such as information technology, shared practice supports, and behavioral health integration.   Also see the Supporting Practices section of NASHP’s Medical Home Map and the Support for Infrastructure section of NASHP’s State Accountable Care Activity Map. Community Care of North […]

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  • The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), with the support of the Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit, is working with states that are well positioned to begin integrating delivery systems and pursuing payment reforms. The work in this area is presented in an Integrated Delivery System (IDS) Toolkit on NASHP’s State Refor(u)m website. The IDS […]

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    March 8, 2013 | Filed under: Delivery System Reform
  • Webinars

    Download Slides   States, in their capacities as payers, purchasers, and regulators, have a key role to play in shifting to payment structures that reward high quality care and reduce the volume incentives inherent in fee-for-service reimbursement. Payment reform, particularly when multiple payers work together, offers the potential not only for promoting value in health […]

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    February 27, 2013 | Filed under: Delivery System Reform, Payment Reform, Webinars
  • Webinars

    State decisions about whether or not to do the Medicaid expansion have begun to unfold, but Medicaid has many other critical changes on its plate.  States have complex eligibility and enrollment, financing, benefit design and consumer assistance requirements to untangle, and 2014 is approaching quickly. This State Refor(u)m webinar will provide a brief overview of […]

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    February 14, 2013 | Filed under: Delivery System Reform, Webinars