Alabama

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
  • Mary G. McIntyre, Acting State Epidemiologist and Assistant State Health Officer for Disease Control and Prevention, Alabama Department of Health

    Mary G. McIntyre, MD, MPH, Acting State Epidemiologist and Assistant State Health Officer for Disease Control and Prevention, Alabama Department of Health (ADPH) is working to ensure the quality of health in Alabama. With responsibility for the bureaus of Communicable Disease and Clinical Laboratories, she addresses emerging infectious disease issues such as the new Avian Influenza […]

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    May 15, 2013 | Filed under: Alabama
  • In June 2013, Alabama’s governor signed Act 2013-261 into law, approving a strategy to develop risk-bearing Regional Care Organizations (RCOs) that will manage a continuum of health care services for Medicaid beneficiaries under a single capitated rate. RCOs are defined as organizations of health care providers that contract with the state Medicaid agency to provide […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Alabama