Care Coordination

Care coordination can link children to the continuum of health services (from the primary care medical home to subspecialty services) and other needed community services (early care and education, early intervention, and family support). Data integration and health information technology and exchange can help improve communication and linkages among various kinds of providers and with […]

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  • Forming partnerships with key players (including patients, providers and private sector payers) whose practices the state seeks to change. Alabama Patient 1st and Patient Care Networks of Alabama (PCNA): The Alabama Medicaid Agency has established working relationships for this project with the state physician associations (including the Alabama chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American […]

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    October 1, 2009 | Filed under: Care Coordination
  • Publications

    One of a series of issue briefs designed to share with federal and state policymakers, as well as other stakeholders, the issues and options raised by the Making Medicaid Work for the 21st Century workgroup. This brief discusses ways to improve care coordination and reduce the cost of Medicare and Medicaid dual eligibles. mmw_dualeligibles.pdf 52.5 […]

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    April 17, 2009 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Medicaid, Publications
  • Publications

    One of a series of issue briefs designed to share with federal and state policymakers, as well as other stakeholders, the issues and options raised by the Making Medicaid Work for the 21st Century workgroup. This brief discusses ways to improve long-term services and supports. mmw_longterm.pdf 196.5 KB

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  • Publications

    Chronic care is driving the cost of the Medicaid program, and the future of insurance coverage for low-income families and children depends upon success in meeting the needs of those with chronic conditions at a cost society can afford. This paper tallies the suggestions made by a group of informants who have given substantial thought […]

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    April 15, 2009 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Medicaid, Publications
  • Publications

    NASHP conducted this scan of states in order to better identify and understand what states are doing through variously funded early child health and development agencies to promote better care coordination, case management, and linkages to services for young children. The scan was designed to elicit strategies used by the three state agencies to improve […]

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    April 9, 2009 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Children's Health, Publications
  • Publications

    This toolbox was developed for Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) grantees to list and succinctly explain the Administration on Aging-CMS requirements per each topic, and to provide materials that will support the design, development, and operation of resource centers. CLE_aging_disability_toolbox.pdf 876.9 KB  

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    April 9, 2009 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Publications
  • Publications

    The Rutgers Center for State Health Policy/NASHP Community Living Exchange Collaborative conducted a survey of the 50 states to identify states that operate single entry point (SEP) systems and to identify the characteristics of SEPs. A single entry point is defined as a system that enables consumers to access long term and supportive services through […]

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  • Publications

    This paper explores the components of care coordination and a sample of state initiatives that bridge the health and supportive systems. care_coordination.pdf 341.3 KB  

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  • Publications

    This paper, a product of the National Academy for State Health Policy’s Flood Tide Forum series, is designed to identify innovative strategies to improve care coordination for the chronically ill. It reviews data on the incidence and costs of chronic conditions, summarizes the literature on care coordination, and highlights state programs. care_coordination_forum.pdf 434.6 KB  

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