District of Columbia

In the District of Columbia: There were a total of 201,777 beneficiaries enrolled in District Medicaid as of July 2011. Of these, 136,003 were enrolled into managed care organizations (MCOs). Children and adults who qualify for Medicaid because they belong to an income-eligible family, as well as poverty level pregnant women and CHIP enrollees, are […]

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  • Publications

    Transforming the Workforce to Provide Better Chronic Care: The Role of Local Care Coordinators at CareFirst

    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

  • DC – EPSDT

    In the District of Columbia:   There were a total of 201,777 beneficiaries enrolled in District Medicaid as of July 2011. Of these, 136,003 were enrolled into managed care organizations (MCOs). Children and adults who qualify for Medicaid because they belong to an income-eligible family, as well as poverty level pregnant women and CHIP enrollees, […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: District of Columbia

  • Washington, D.C. 2014 CHIP Fact Sheet

    2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Washington, D.C.  2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Washington, D.C.  2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Washington, D.C.  2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Washington, D.C.  Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Washington, D.C. NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: D.C. […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: District of Columbia

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    September 27, 2012 | Filed under: District of Columbia

  • District of Columbia – Medical Homes

    Federal Support: The District of Columbia has received a planning grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop a state plan amendment to implement Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), establishing health homes for Medicaid enrollees with chronic conditions. To learn more about Section 2703 Health Homes, visit the CMS Health […]

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    December 13, 2011 | Filed under: District of Columbia

  • Publications

    NASHP Report: Health IT, Quality Reporting and Medicaid Well Child Benefits: An Assessment of Progress and Potential in the District of Columbia

    Recent developments indicate the emergence of a national framework for quality oversight and improvement in children’s health. Concurrently, investment in health information technology and exchange is creating state HIT/HIE infrastructure based on EHR-driven clinical data capacity. This report, commissioned by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, details the opportunities available to […]

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    July 26, 2011 | Filed under: District of Columbia, Health IT, Publications

  • District of Columbia

    The PCO and PCA in the District together were able to document shortage areas and develop and implement the DC Health Professional Recruitment Program, a program that pays off the loans of health professionals who agree to work in DC. Also, they have had great success with the Medical Homes Initiative. By partnering with the […]

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    January 11, 2010 | Filed under: District of Columbia

  • District of Columbia

    In December 2006, the District of Columbia Council passed the Medical Malpractice Amendment Act of 2006, A16-0619, which became effective March 2007. The Act mandates three (3) reporting requirements effective July 1, 2007. The Health Regulation and Licensing Administration is currently in the process of drafting regulations. As of April 2009, interim guidelines are available […]

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    March 16, 2009 | Filed under: District of Columbia

  • District of Columbia

    The District of Columbia’s ABCD Screening Academy Project improves the quality and efficiency of health care services for children and families by improving state policy and supporting providers in the adoption of structured screening as part of well child care.  Currently, ABCD staff are partnering with stakeholders to improve linkages between primary care and other child […]

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    February 26, 2009 | Filed under: District of Columbia