Medicaid

Medicaid

Medicaid is a state-federal program that provides health insurance coverage to 59 million low-income Americans in all 50 states, the territories, and the District of Columbia.  Approximately one-fifth of all U.S. citizens rely on Medicaid for their health insurance coverage. Nearly all of NASHP’s work touches Medicaid in some way. NASHP provides information and technical […]

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  • Assisted Living

    Assisted living has become an important residential care option within many states’ home and community based services systems, providing supportive and health-related services and assistance with activities of daily living.  Since assisted living services are not typically funded by the Medicaid program except through state-designed waiver programs, the definition, regulation and oversight of this community […]

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    February 10, 2009 | Filed under: Landing Page, Medicaid
  • Publications

    Juvenile justice, mental health, and Medicaid agencies have a common interest in meeting the health needs of youth in the juvenile justice system. However, these three agencies have different, yet overlapping, program objectives, funding sources, target populations, and partners. This situation creates both barriers and opportunities in using these agencies’ resources to meet the health […]

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    December 12, 2008 | Filed under: Medicaid, Publications
  • Publications

    This summary is intended to assist professionals who work in systems serving children, such as juvenile justice and child welfare. For more information about Medicaid and its key concepts as they relate to the juvenile justice system, see A Medicaid Primer for Juvenile Justice Officials. As of November 2007, 998,584 adults and children were covered […]

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    August 23, 2008 | Filed under: Medicaid, Publications
  • Hello, I’m posting the following information relevant to the Medicaid rules on case management (and a few other things) because I thought you would be interested. First, on March 13, Reps. John D. Dingell (D-MI ), Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Tim Murphy (R-PA), introduced H.R. 5613, the “Protecting the Medicaid […]

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    March 18, 2008 | Filed under: Medicaid
  • Publications

    Since 2000, the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) and The Commonwealth Fund have conducted two state learning consortia dedicated to improving the delivery of child development services to young children who are Medicaid beneficiaries. The work of the states involved in the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) initiative has shown that […]

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    December 1, 2006 | Filed under: Children's Health, Medicaid, Publications
  • Publications

    In an effort to identify key issues in Medicaid managed care for children with special health care needs and examine the ways that states have addressed those issues, the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) convened a symposium in June of 1999 of state Medicaid officials and representatives of managed care organizations (MCOs), provider […]

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    October 1, 1999 | Filed under: Children's Health, Medicaid, Publications
  • Publications

    Poor oral health can have a profound impact on both the short- and long-term health of an individual. Left untreated, extensive tooth decay and the resulting pain and infection can cause eating, learning, and speech problems in children. Each year, oral problems are responsible for children missing almost 52 million school hours. In adults, studies […]

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    November 1, 1998 | Filed under: Children's Health, Medicaid, Oral Health, Publications
  • Publications

    As treatment strategies for HIV/AIDS undergo rapid change, states struggle with the dual challenges of providing quality health care and containing costs. By June 1996, in an effort to meet those challenges, 35 states (including the District of Columbia) reported enrolling at least some people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHIV) in their risk-based Medicaid managed care […]

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    August 1, 1998 | Filed under: Long Term and Chronic Care, Medicaid, Publications
  • Publications

    The focus of this paper is on enrollment and disenrollment policy and practice in Medicaid managed care. Specifically, this paper examines policies and practices in risk-based programs with attention to Primary Care Case Management (PCCM) program policies only as they specifically interact with risk-based enrollment policies. In risk-based managed care, a Medicaid agency contracts with […]

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    December 2, 1997 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Medicaid, Publications