Alabama

Under the authority of Section 1115 demonstrations, some states have implemented Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) programs to improve care, improve health, and lower costs by incentivizing and supporting care delivery redesign that transitions away from episodic treatment toward prevention and management of health and wellness for low-income populations. DSRIP programs restructure Medicaid funding […]

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  • Publications

    An evidence-based approach to policymaking enables states to direct health care resources toward the clinical care and health service delivery models most likely to deliver the results state health policymakers seek: better health outcomes through the efficient stewardship of public funds. As states face changing priorities and rising health care costs there is additional pressure […]

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  • State of State speeches provide governors with an opportunity to highlight recent policy successes as well as outline key plans and issue areas of focus for the coming year. These speeches are generally strong indicators of governors’ main priorities and sometimes also include specific proposal suggestions and funding recommendations for deliberation by legislatures. Currently, 31 […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    As 2015 comes to a close, Medicaid expansion activity in states has not slowed down. Currently, 30 states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid, and six of these states have chosen to pursue waivers to implement alternative versions of expansion. As the new year approaches, a number of additional states are considering options […]

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  • In Alabama: As of July 1, 2011, there were 930,736 beneficiaries enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program, 568,332 of whom were enrolled in the primary care case management program known as Patient 1st. Physical, behavioral, and oral health services are provided through Patient 1st and reimbursed on a fee-for-service basis. Certain Medicaid populations are excluded […]

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    February 26, 2015 | Filed under: Alabama
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Alabama 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Alabama 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Alabama 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Alabama Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Alabama NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Alabama operates a separate CHIP program, […]

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    July 7, 2014 | Filed under: Alabama
  • Patient Care Networks of Alabama (PCNA): In August and September 2011, Alabama Medicaid launched three community networks as part of a new program, Patient Care Networks of Alabama, to support primary medical providers (PMPs) in becoming medical homes and delivering key services to patients. The community networks, along with a fourth added in 2012, enhanced […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Alabama
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    December 13, 2013 | Filed under: Alabama, Virginia
  • Washington, DC (December 16, 2013) – On Tuesday, December 17, the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) and the Urban Institute will co-host a briefing, Maximizing Enrollment Under the ACA, during which state officials and national experts will examine the building blocks of successful state enrollment strategies. The discussion will offer lessons for state and […]

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    December 13, 2013 | Filed under: Alabama, Virginia
  • In Alabama: As of July 1, 2011, there were 930,736 beneficiaries enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program, 568,332 of whom were enrolled in the primary care case management program known as Patient 1st.   Physical, behavioral, and oral health services are provided through Patient 1st and reimbursed on a fee-for-service basis. Certain Medicaid populations are […]

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    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: Alabama