Pennsylvania

NASHP’s Accountable Care Activity map is a work in progress; state activity pages will be launched in waves throughout Fall 2012.   At this time, we have no information on accountable care activity that meets the following criteria: (1) Medicaid or CHIP agency participation (not necessarily leadership); (2) explicitly intended to advance accountable or integrated […]

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  • Potential funding models identified in the Pennsylvania Plan include: (federal) public sector funding, assessments on medical claims or payments, subscription/membership fees, transaction fees, value-added services. Refer to pages 28-32 of the state Strategic Plan.

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    March 31, 2010 | Filed under: Pennsylvania
  • The PHIX Public Authority oversees HIE in Pennsylvania. The PHIX Public Authority provides a collaborative forum for stakeholder participation, it establishes policies and interoperability standards, it conducts business operations, and it oversees technical operations. Refer to pages 23-27 of the state Strategic Plan.

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    March 31, 2010 | Filed under: Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania’s HIE Strategic Plan relies on government leadership to govern and expand the Pennsylvania Health Information Exchange (PHIX).

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    March 31, 2010 | Filed under: Pennsylvania
  • The PCO and the PCA function collaboratively in Pennsylvania in many regards: the PCA has served on the PCO’s Loan Repayment Review Committee as well as the State Health Improvement Program Committee for many years; the PCO contracts with the PCA for community development activities; and, the PCA communicates PCO funding opportunity announcements to health […]

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    January 11, 2010 | Filed under: Pennsylvania
  • ORIGIN AND MISSION Pennsylvania’s partnership began with an HRSA state planning grant that established the HRSA State Plan Advisory Council. A consensus that emerged from that process led to the Prescription for Pennsylvania (Rx for PA), an initiative that is administered through the Governor’s Office of Health Care Reform. Rx for PA is Gov. Edward […]

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    May 19, 2009 | Filed under: Pennsylvania
  • The Patient Safety Authority is an independent state agency established under Act 13 of 2002, the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (“MCARE”) Act.  It is charged with taking steps to reduce and eliminate medical errors by identifying problems and recommending solutions that promote patient safety in hospitals, ambulatory surgical facilities and birthing centers.  […]

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    March 17, 2009 | Filed under: Pennsylvania