Tag Archives: Medicaid

  • Children’s Health Insurance Resources

    Through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), states and the nation have made substantial progress in covering children and improving their access to quality health care supporting healthy growth and development. With ongoing funding from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, NASHP has supported, analyzed, and reported on state efforts to extend children’s […]

    March 30, 2017 | Filed under: Children's Health, Landing Page
  • 10/10/2013 3:30pm Speakers: Joseph Flores Ensuring access to oral health services for vulnerable populations is a perennial challenge that touches many areas of states’ work – public coverage, population health, workforce, and the medical care delivery system among them. What new ideas are emerging to address this challenge? In this policy café, conference participants will […]

    February 12, 2015 | Filed under: 2013 Conference
  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014: This webinar explores the leap from health system transformation planning to practice by showcasing four leading states that are designing and implementing multi-payer payment reforms. Through a facilitated discussion, state officials discuss policy levers to shift payment systems away from fee-for-service, offer strategies for sustaining stakeholder momentum and commitment, and share perspectives on promising practices for and operational challenges of turning a plan for multi-payer payment reform into reality.

    July 15, 2014 | Filed under: Payment Reform, Webinars
  • Wednesday, May 21, 2014: This NASHP webinar offers a federal perspective from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on opportunities and promising strategies for states to leverage the Medicaid benefit for children and adolescents to better engage and meet the needs of adolescents. This is followed by a conversation with presenters from two states about initiatives they have launched to better serve adolescents using the Medicaid benefit for children. Participants learn about these states’ strategies for getting Medicaid-enrolled adolescents the services they need, and key lessons learned in implementing them.

    May 2, 2014 | Filed under: Children's Health, Medicaid, Webinars
  • States seeking to promote better coordination of patient care, either within Medicaid or through participation in multi-payer initiatives, will run into long-standing challenges to delivering care and promoting health in rural areas. Rural areas often experience disparities in access to care, health status, and available infrastructure relative to their urban counterparts. This brief draws from […]

    April 7, 2014 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Medicaid, Publications
  • Arkansas Health Care Payment Improvement Initiative In early 2011, Arkansas’s Department of Human Services proposed an initiative they call “Transforming Arkansas Medicaid” (in later documents, “Transforming Arkansas Health Care”).  The Arkansas Department of Human Services (which oversees Arkansas Medicaid) has partnered with two large private insurers in the state, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield […]

    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Arkansas
  • Increasingly, states are relying on managed care delivery systems to serve Medicaid enrollees that have historically been exempt from enrollment in managed care, such as children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). The federal Medicaid managed care regulations establish the broad requirements for states to identify and assess individuals with special health care […]

  • Tuesday, March 4, 2014 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm ET View Webinar Here Currently, 19 states are participating in one or more multi-payer patient centered medical home initiatives (PCMH). As states develop new multi-payer PCMH initiatives, they will have to grapple with the question of how much, if any, alignment is necessary among key programmatic […]

  • by Joanne Jee February 2014 Where some may see opportunities for improved delivery and coordination of care and cost savings, others may wonder about possible disincentives for providing the full array of needed services. For more vulnerable populations, such as children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), the concerns can be heightened.  

    February 3, 2014 | Filed under: Children's Health, Medicaid, State Health Policy Blog
  • Many states began moving forward with their plans to expand Medicaid even before the Supreme Court’s 2012 ruling on the ACA. Other states have more recently decided to pursue expansion, with a number pursuing non-traditional Medicaid alternatives. This webinar will provide a closer look at the various ways states are expanding Medicaid to those who […]

    January 16, 2014 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Webinars