Payment Reform

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

    Payment and Delivery System Reform: It’s All About the Data, States!

    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

    State Strategies to Expand Access to Care Through Safety Net Providers

    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

    Health Care Price Transparency: Lessons from Three High Performing States

    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

    Tooling Up For Multi-Payer System Transformation

    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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  • Toolkits

    Multi-Payer Resource Center

    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

  • Webinars

    Strategies for Payment Reform in States: Selecting Innovative Models

    Download Slides   States, in their capacities as payers, purchasers, and regulators, have a key role to play in shifting to payment structures that reward high quality care and reduce the volume incentives inherent in fee-for-service reimbursement. Payment reform, particularly when multiple payers work together, offers the potential not only for promoting value in health […]

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    February 27, 2013 | Filed under: Delivery System Reform, Payment Reform, Webinars

  • Publications

    Issues and Policy Options in Sustaining a Safety Net Infrastructure to Meet the Health Care Needs of Vulnerable Populations

    As a result of large-scale changes in insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), financing streams for safety net providers will shift. The law provides significant resources for further development of some safety net providers while reducing funding streams for others. The vulnerable populations served by the safety net—poor and underserved communities—may not fundamentally […]

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    October 10, 2012 | Filed under: Payment Reform, Publications

  • Maps
    State ‘Accountable Care’ Activity Map

    State ‘Accountable Care’ Activity Map

    With the support of The Commonwealth Fund, NASHP is tracking state efforts to lead or participate in accountable care models that include Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program populations. Accountable care models aim to address lack of care coordination and wide disparities in cost and quality of care in the U.S. health care system, perpetuated […]

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    September 26, 2012 | Filed under: Delivery System Reform, Maps, Payment Reform

  • Payment

    Payment describes the targeted delivery system (e.g. fee-for-service or managed care) of the initiative and the design of the accountable care payment model.   Alabama As described in the 1115 Waiver Concept Paper, this initiative would utilize a payment model that includes capitation with care management payments (the transition period could include fee-for-service).   The […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Payment Reform