Alabama

In Alabama: As of July 1, 2011, there were 930,736 beneficiaries enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program, 568,332 of whom were enrolled in the primary care case management program known as Patient 1st.   Physical, behavioral, and oral health services are provided through Patient 1st and reimbursed on a fee-for-service basis. Certain Medicaid populations are […]

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  • Mary G. McIntyre, Acting State Epidemiologist and Assistant State Health Officer for Disease Control and Prevention, Alabama Department of Health

    Mary G. McIntyre, MD, MPH, Acting State Epidemiologist and Assistant State Health Officer for Disease Control and Prevention, Alabama Department of Health (ADPH) is working to ensure the quality of health in Alabama. With responsibility for the bureaus of Communicable Disease and Clinical Laboratories, she addresses emerging infectious disease issues such as the new Avian Influenza […]

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    May 15, 2013 | Filed under: Alabama

  • Alabama – ACO

    In June 2013, Alabama’s governor signed Act 2013-261 into law, approving a strategy to develop risk-bearing Regional Care Organizations (RCOs) that will manage a continuum of health care services for Medicaid beneficiaries under a single capitated rate. RCOs are defined as organizations of health care providers that contract with the state Medicaid agency to provide […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Alabama

  • Alabama

    No HIE Strategic Plan available yet.

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    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Alabama

  • Alabama

    The Alabama ABCD Screening Academy Project worked to spread structured developmental and social emotional screening in primary health care practices.  The ABCD Screening Academy Project work plan will be incorporated into Alabama’s Blueprint for School Readiness (Zero to Five) plan. Specifically, the ABCD Screening Academy project in Alabama improved developmental screening by: Expanding Medicaid and […]

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    February 26, 2009 | Filed under: Alabama