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The recently enacted health care reform legislation presents many opportunities to support young children’s health and development, as well as implementation challenges for states. On this webinar sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund and The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, NASHP Senior Program Director Catherine Hess highlighted the structural changes reform makes to the health care […]

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    It’s a Match! Early State Success with SSA Data Matching for Citizenship Documentation

      On January 1, 2010, states were able to start implementing a new option to satisfy the citizenship documentation requirements for Medicaid and CHIP through electronic data matches with the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) database. The requirement that states verify citizenship and identity for Medicaid recipients was created in the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 […]

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    Evaluating the Patient-Centered Medical Home: Potential and Limitations of Claims-Based Data

    In order for states to sustain support for medical home projects, they will need to show results.  Do these projects improve care and contain costs? Can claims-based Medicaid data provide answers to these questions?  Hear about the pros and cons of using claims-based data as well as other sources of Medicaid data to evaluate medical […]

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    Parent Partnerships to Support Early Child Health and Development

    The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) is partnering with Family Voices to host a webinar on building and supporting parent partnerships with states to support programs and services for young children. This webinar is part of NASHP’s Assuring Better Child Health and Development program sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund. Participants will learn about […]

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    Moving Forward Together: Implementing New Oral Health Provisions at the State Level

    This event focused on the oral health provisions included in the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) and the new health care reform.  Participants learned about the opportunities available to address oral health and the potential for states to address oral health disparities. Speaker: Bruce Lesley Speaker: Burton L. Edelstein, DDS, Founder and Board […]

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    If We Build It, Will They Come? Health Coverage for Low and Moderate Income Adults

    Nearly three-fifths of America’s uninsured are low-income adults. Nearly half of states have tried to cover low income adults in the past or through ongoing efforts. And, a dozen states are currently launching programs that test models of coverage for low and moderate income adults through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s State Health Access […]

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    Gearing Up for the Citizenship Documentation Requirement in CHIP: Successful Strategies from Medicaid

    The Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) extends the citizenship documentation requirement in Medicaid to CHIP. Beginning on January 1, 2010, CHIP programs were required to verify the citizenship and identity of new applicants and existing enrollees. States need to decide whether to verify citizenship and identify using the procedures currently employed […]

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    Payment Options to Support Medical Homes: Theory and Practice

    This webcast will explore payment options for states to consider as they plan their medical home initiatives.  Robert Berenson, MD, Institute Fellow from the Urban Institute, will discuss a range of payment options to support the patient centered medical home and will explore the conceptual advantages and disadvantages of each model.  Mary Takach, MPH, RN, […]

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    Overcoming Barriers to Referral and Care Coordination for Children Eligible for Early Intervention Services: An ABCD Alumni Webinar

    This webinar provided an opportunity for alumni of the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) consortia to hear from Scott Allen, Executive Director of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Mr. Allen discussed lessons learned from The Commonwealth Fund grant to the Illinois chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Overcoming […]

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    State Policy Considerations for Reimbursing Medical Providers for Preventive Oral Health Services

    The most common chronic childhood disease in America, tooth decay, is almost entirely preventable.  States have turned to medical providers to help prevent tooth decay since children see doctors earlier and more often than dentists, and Medicaid agencies in 35 states reimburse medical providers for preventive oral health services. The Pew Center on the States […]

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