Virginia

Low-income and at-risk populations often need services and supports outside the scope of a single state agency in order to live productive, healthy lives. State health policymakers seeking to combine funding streams to meet health-related social needs could benefit from learning about Virginia’s long-term experience pooling funds to meet the needs of at-risk youth and families through its […]

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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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  • Publications

    Part 6 in the Transforming the Workforce to Provide Better Chronic Care: The Role of Registered Nurses series. Click to see the rest of the series. CareFirst, a commercial insurer serving Maryland, northern Virginia, and the District of Columbia, utilizes local nurse care coordinators to support primary care providers within its patient-centered medical home program. […]

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    February 2, 2015 | Filed under: District of Columbia, Maryland, Publications, Virginia
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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 2010, the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) began developing plans for a medical home pilot with a federally qualified health center (FQHC) in southwest Virginia. The goal of the pilot was to improve primary care delivery within the framework of an existing primary care case management (PCCM) program. The expansion of Medicaid managed […]

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    December 1, 2013 | Filed under: Virginia
  • In Virginia:   Medicaid services are delivered primarily through several Managed Care Plans that contract with Virginia’s Medicaid program (administered by the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services or DMAS). The different Managed Care Plans in Virginia help beneficiaries choose a primary care provider, and provide a standard list of benefits. There were a total […]

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

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Virginia
  • 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 care […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Virginia
  • No HIE Strategic Plan available yet.

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    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Virginia