Payment Reform

Public payers are moving to implement payment strategies that reward value in the health care system by linking payment to quality. This report—the third in a series supported by The Commonwealth Fund to explore opportunities for improvement in federal and state policy— highlights quality measurement strategies underpinning value-based purchasing initiatives at the federal and state […]

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  • Publications

    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 […]

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  • Publications

    The federal government and states are exploring new strategies for rewarding value in order to achieve better health outcomes at a lower cost. This report—the second in a series supported by The Commonwealth Fund to explore opportunities for improvement in federal and state policy— highlights relevant policy levers that can support payment reform and a […]

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    October 31, 2013 | Filed under: Payment Reform, Publications
  • Publications

    One of the most critical steps in developing and implementing a multi-payer medical home initiative is securing health care payer and purchaser participation. This new NASHP brief discusses five overarching strategies that conveners can use to make the case: building trust among competitors; leveraging existing infrastructure; using the market to drive demand; striking the balance […]

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    September 17, 2013 | Filed under: Payment Reform, Primary Care and Medical Homes, Publications
  • Webinars

    Monday, December 9, 2013 12:30-2pm EST View Webinar Here Join NASHP for a webinar on aligning federal and state programs and policies to support building stronger linkages between primary care and resources and services within the community, including behavioral, public health, long-term services and socio-economic supports. State leaders from Alabama and Rhode Island will describe […]

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  • Webinars

    For states and their partners seeking a better integrated delivery system through multipayer reform initiatives, effective use of data is the foundation, the “building” itself, and roof above. Easier envisioned than done, data can help participants in multi-payer initiatives offer constructive feedback on performance to providers, distribute rewards in value-based payment systems, and hold system […]

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    July 24, 2013 | Filed under: Payment Reform, Webinars
  • Webinars

    Safety net providers can be valuable partners for states looking for ways to expand access to individuals newly eligible for coverage under the ACA. Join New Hampshire Medicaid Director Katie Dunn for this 60-minute webinar which will share findings from a new NASHP report and feature speakers from an innovative Los Angeles school-based health center […]

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    July 15, 2013 | Filed under: Payment Reform, Webinars
  • Webinars

    National media in recent months have featured the high and variable costs of common health care services. In this webinar you’ll hear from leaders in Virginia, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire on what they’ve done to address the issue and improve price transparency. In a recent report, Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) and the Health Care Incentives Improvement […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    By Sarah Kinsler May 2013 Momentum is building at the state level for multi-payer payment and delivery system transformation. Across the country, states like Maine, Arkansas, and Oregon are partnering with commercial insurers and other stakeholders to pursue Triple Aim goals. NASHP’s new Multi-Payer Resource Center, supported by The Commonwealth Fund, will help them succeed.

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  • Multi-Payer Resource Center
    Toolkits

    Public-private multi-payer pilots are unique opportunities to support high-performing delivery systems by creating alignment around payment, reporting, and infrastructure investments. Multi-payer projects benefit both payers and providers: Multi-payer projects spread transformation costs among all payers seeking to improve both quality and costs, creating a shared incentive to build essential infrastructure for delivery system improvement. In […]

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    March 29, 2013 | Filed under: Payment Reform, Primary Care and Medical Homes, Toolkits