Publications

This summary is intended to assist professionals who work in systems serving children, such as juvenile justice and child welfare. For more information about Medicaid and its key concepts as they relate to the juvenile justice system, see A Medicaid Primer for Juvenile Justice Officials. As of November 2007, 998,584 adults and children were covered […]

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    Models for Change Fact Sheet Series: An Overview of Pennsylvania’s Publicly Funded Insurance Programs

    This summary is intended to assist professionals who work in systems serving children, such as juvenile justice and child welfare. For more information about Medicaid and its key concepts as they relate to the juvenile justice system, see A Medicaid Primer for Juvenile Justice Officials. In Pennsylvania all children under age 18 have access to […]

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    Models for Change Fact Sheet Series: An Overview of Louisiana’s Medicaid and SCHIP Programs

    This summary is intended to assist professionals who work in systems serving children, such as juvenile justice and child welfare. For more information about Medicaid and its key concepts as they relate to the juvenile justice system, see A Medicaid Primer for Juvenile Justice Officials. As of January 2008, 1,007,188 adults and children were covered under […]

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    August 23, 2008 | Filed under: Children's Health, Delivery System Reform, Publications

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    Models for Change Fact Sheet Series: An Overview of Illinois Medicaid and SCHIP Programs

    This summary is intended to assist professionals who work in systems serving children, such as juvenile justice and child welfare. For more information about Medicaid and its key concepts as they relate to the juvenile justice system, see A Medicaid Primer for Juvenile Justice Officials. Illinois integrates operation of its State Childrens Health Insurance Program […]

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    Supporting the Patient Centered Medical Home in Medicaid and SCHIP: Savings and Reimbursement

    This State Health Policy Briefing explains the Patient Centered Medical Home model of care and explores reimbursement strategies states are using to help medical practices become medical homes. The PCMH model is seen as a way to address the diminishing role primary care plays in our health system. This is the first in a series […]

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    April 1, 2008 | Filed under: Primary Care and Medical Homes, Publications

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    Improving the Delivery Health Care that Supports Young Children’s Healthy Mental Development: Update on Accomplishments and Lessons from a Five-State Consortium

    The five states that participated in the second Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD II) Consortium were successful in improving child development services, increasing the rate of identification of children in need of developmental services, and improving the likelihood that those identified with a potential need received appropriate follow-up services. The results of the […]

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    February 25, 2008 | Filed under: Behavioral Health, Publications

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    Measuring and Evaluating Developmental Services: Strategies and Lessons from the ABCD II Consortium States

    Since 2000, the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) and The Commonwealth Fund have conducted state learning consortia – in the Assuring better Child Health and Development (ABCD) initiative – dedicated to improving the delivery of child development services to young children who are Medicaid beneficiaries. The work of the eight ABCD states has […]

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    State Policy Options to Improve Delivery of Child Development Services: Strategies from the Eight ABCD States

    Since 2000, the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) and The Commonwealth Fund have conducted two state learning consortia dedicated to improving the delivery of child development services to young children who are Medicaid beneficiaries. The work of the states involved in the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) initiative has shown that […]

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    December 1, 2006 | Filed under: Children's Health, Medicaid, Publications

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    State Purchasing and Regulation of Health Care Services: A Snapshot of Strategies to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

    As policy makers – and as purchasers of health care services for a sizable share of the market – states have unique opportunities to leverage their regulatory and purchasing power to address racial and ethnic health disparities. This study provides a snapshot of the use of purchasing and the regulation of health care services to […]

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    April 9, 2002 | Filed under: Publications, Quality and Performance Measurement

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    Transitioning to Medicaid Managed Care: Children with Special Health Needs

    In an effort to identify key issues in Medicaid managed care for children with special health care needs and examine the ways that states have addressed those issues, the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) convened a symposium in June of 1999 of state Medicaid officials and representatives of managed care organizations (MCOs), provider […]

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