Tennessee

Improving birth outcomes, including reducing infant mortality, is a priority for state Medicaid agencies that finance nearly half of all births each year. Three states have proven to be creative and effective laboratories in developing initiatives that use Medicaid payment and delivery reform strategies to lower costs, improve access to postpartum care, reward high-quality care, […]

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  • Wednesday, October 25th 9:15AM-10:45AM Today, many states have had significant experience developing value-based payment models for various provider types and patient populations, but is value-based purchasing making an impact on the Triple Aim of higher health care quality, lower costs, and improved patient experiences? Many states have prioritized value-based purchasing in an effort to drive […]

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    June 6, 2017 | Filed under: 2017 Conference, Colorado, Oklahoma, Payment Reform, Tennessee
  • Webinars

    Date and Time: January 9, 2017 from 1:30-2:30 Eastern Download the slides View the webinar This webinar will explore how states can use contracts with Medicare Advantage “D-SNP” plans to improve care for dual eligibles, advance Medicare-Medicaid alignment, and support broader payment and delivery system reform. Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) are Medicare Advantage […]

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  • Publications

    As the scope of State Medicaid agencies becomes wider and more complex, states are increasingly turning to managed care organizations (MCOs) to cover Medicaid enrollees, including those with complex needs. This shift from a fee-for-service, volume-based payment model requires states to effectively manage MCOs and other vendors. With states facing tight budgets, limited staff, and […]

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    April 19, 2016 | Filed under: Front Page, Medicaid, Ohio, Payment Reform, Publications, Tennessee
  • 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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  • Since 2008, the Bureau of TennCare (Tennessee’s Medicaid agency) has worked with the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (TNAAP) to advance the medical home model in pediatric practices. In 2012, TNAAP launched the Tennessee Medical Home Project, a three-year education and training initiative to increase providers’ medical home capabilities and capacity to […]

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    March 13, 2015 | Filed under: Tennessee
  • In Tennessee: All Medicaid services are delivered through TennCare, Tennessee’s Medicaid managed care program. TennCare is one of the oldest Medicaid managed care programs in the country and it enrolls the entire state Medicaid population in managed care. TennCare enrollees are assigned to one of the Medicaid-only Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) operating in the region […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Tennessee
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Tennessee 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Tennessee 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Tennessee 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Tennessee Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Tennessee NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Tennessee operates a combination CHIP program, […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Tennessee
  • 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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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Tennessee
  • Work groups within Tennessee’s state government and the Finance Work Group of HIP TN are collaborating to develop a sustainability plan. Refer to pages 30-31 of the state Strategic Plan.

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    March 31, 2010 | Filed under: Tennessee