Social Determinants of Health

Tuesday, June 27, 2:30-3:30 pm ET View the webinar Download the webinar slides State leaders know that low-income and vulnerable populations often need services and supports outside the scope of a single state agency—or a single funding stream—to live healthy lives. With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this NASHP webinar will profile Louisiana’s […]

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  • Publications

    Braiding Funds to House Complex Medicaid Beneficiaries: Key Policy Lessons from Louisiana

    State health policymakers know that improving health and controlling costs sometimes requires investment outside the bounds of medical care. With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this brief explores Louisiana’s permanent supportive housing program. The program, administered jointly by the state’s Medicaid agency and housing authority, is a cross-agency partnership that braids funding to […]

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  • Massachusetts Site Visit Materials

    Use this link to access materials for the November 14 site visit.

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    November 10, 2016 | Filed under: Massachusetts, Social Determinants of Health

  • Colorado Site Visit Materials

    Use this link to access materials for the October 31 site visit: EiHP-NASHP Colorado Site Visit Full EBook  

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  • Overview of Funding: Meeting the Health-Related Social Needs of Low-income Persons

    Note: Other CDC support is available to states and localities, often targeted at specific conditions. Such support includes state-based tobacco control programs, the National Asthma Control Program, and a number of HIV–related demonstrations.

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    January 12, 2016 | Filed under: Charts, Social Determinants of Health

  • Community Health Worker Models in Evolving State Health Care Systems

    Community health workers (CHWs) are often employed to improve health equity, cultural competency, health literacy and access to care, among other issues. Because they have such varied roles, there are many definitions of CHWs; however, they are commonly identified by their in-depth understanding of the population they serve. On a recent State Refor(u)m webinar, speakers […]

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