Primary Care and Medical Homes

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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  • Developing Infrastructure and Community Linkages

    States are key facilitators when it comes to building community infrastructure to support multi-payer pilots, such as information technology, shared practice supports, and behavioral health integration.   Also see the Supporting Practices section of NASHP’s Medical Home Map and the Support for Infrastructure section of NASHP’s State Accountable Care Activity Map. Community Care of North […]

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  • Reinventing Medicaid: Innovations To Advance Patient-Centered Care

    Mary Takach, NASHP Program Director, delivered the presentation titled “Reinventing Medicaid: Innovations To Advance Patient-Centered Care” at the National Investment Center (NIC) 2013 Regional Conference–The Future of Medicaid-Program Prospects and Provider Positioning, San Diego, CA, on March 6, 2013.          

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    March 8, 2013 | Filed under: Medicaid, Presentation, Primary Care and Medical Homes

  • Webinars

    Multi-Payer Initiatives to Support Primary Care Transformation

    This call featured an overview of the different kinds of multi-payer initiatives and strategies currently underway across the country. Following the overview representatives from North Carolina presented on the multi-payer demonstration underway in the state. The first North Carolina presentation featured a representative from a Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) network, focusing on how […]

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    January 30, 2013 | Filed under: Primary Care and Medical Homes, Webinars

  • Publications

    Supporting Healthy Child Development through Medical Homes: Strategies from ABCD III States

    Through Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) III, Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Oregon have developed and tested models to improve care coordination for children with or at risk of developmental delay.  The medical home has been a key mechanism in their improvement efforts. This brief draws from these states’ experiences to outline opportunities […]

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  • Webinars

    Multi-Payer Medical Homes Learning Collaborative RFA Webinar

    The National Academy for State Health Policy is hosting a webinar to inform potential applicants of a new learning collaborative for states. NASHP is seeking applications for a new multi-payer medical home learning collaborative supported by The Commonwealth Fund.  We will select four states to receive 18 months of individual and group technical assistance to […]

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    October 9, 2012 | Filed under: Primary Care and Medical Homes, Webinars

  • Publications

    Developing and Implementing the Section 2703 Health Home State Option: State Strategies to Address Key Issues

    The health home state option provides an enticing opportunity for states to better coordinate care for Medicaid enrollees with serious mental illness or chronic health issues. This NASHP report identifies strategies from the first four states with approved state plan amendments (MO, NY, OR, and RI) to address five key considerations that states will likely […]

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  • Publications

    The North Carolina Healthcare Quality Alliance: Lessons in Aligning Quality Improvement Strategies Statewide

    North Carolina’s model for primary care redesign, improvement, and infrastructure support has a proven track record of success. A crucial part of this model is coordination of initiatives through the North Carolina Healthcare Quality Alliance (NCHQA), a non-profit organization comprised of private and public partners across North Carolina’s health system. This brief describes NCHQA’s origin […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    Building a statewide support system to transform primary care

    By Jill Rosenthal June 2012 North Carolina’s success in developing a statewide infrastructure that supports a robust primary care system has resulted in better health outcomes, lower cost, and a new way of organizing and improving health in the state.  This success is due largely to its ability to synchronize and align initiatives within the […]

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  • Webinars

    Implementing Section 2703 Health Homes: Lessons from Leading States

    Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act provides states with an enticing opportunity to provide health homes for chronically ill Medicaid enrollees. States are able to draw an enhanced federal match to integrate primary care with behavioral health and long-term services and supports for two years.  Join Melinda Abrams of The Commonwealth Fund and state […]

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