Wisconsin

NASHP has written two case studies for HealthHIV’s Three D HIV Prevention Program, which is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and provides technical assistance to better inform programmatic decisions impacting the delivery of quality HIV prevention and treatment services: New York’s experience implementing performance metrics for the HIV/AIDS population in its Medicaid managed […]

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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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  • Policy and Process Changes Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) between state agencies In 2004, the Department of Health Services (DHS) and the DOC in Wisconsin established their first MOU related to developing processes to allow eligible incarcerated individuals to enroll in Medicaid prior to release. The MOU was updated in January 2015 with revised language to […]

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    December 17, 2015 | Filed under: Wisconsin
  • Webinars

    Many individuals involved in the criminal justice system are now eligible for Medicaid in states that expanded the Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act. Health coverage can provide individuals who are leaving incarceration with access to physical and behavioral health services critical to their successful reentry into the community. In some states, correctional agencies have partnered with Medicaid agencies to implement procedures to begin the Medicaid application process as individuals are nearing their incarceration release dates. This webinar features three states—Colorado, New Mexico and Wisconsin—that have initiated efforts to enroll justice-involved individuals in health coverage.

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    November 4, 2015 | Filed under: Colorado, Medicaid, New Mexico, Webinars, Wisconsin
  • Federal Support: On January 29, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved Wisconsin’s state plan amendment (SPA) to implement Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act, creating health homes for Medicaid enrollees with an HIV diagnosis and at least one other diagnosed condition or a risk of developing a second condition. AIDS […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Wisconsin
  • In Wisconsin:   Most Medicaid services are delivered primarily through Medicaid Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs). When families are enrolled in ForwardHealth (the state Medicaid program) they are also enrolled in an HMO. If there are multiple HMOs available in the area where the family resides they are able to select between them. Once families are […]

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

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Wisconsin
  • 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: Wisconsin
  • No HIE Strategic Plan available yet.

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    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Wisconsin
  • The Wisconsin ABCD Screening Academy Project built on existing initiatives and develop statewide training and technical assistance strategies to educate healthcare providers on the integrating of validated, objective screening tools into primary care practices.  Many of these plans were incorporated into the state-wide implementation of BadgerCare+, an effort to expand coverage through a redesign of […]

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    February 26, 2009 | Filed under: Wisconsin