Tag Archives: Alabama

  • PORTLAND, OR – State health officials shared wide-ranging innovations in their uphill battle against the opioid epidemic that is sweeping their states at the opening day of the National Academy for State Health Policy’s (NASHP) 30th State Health Policy Conference. Officials explained they are experimenting with new strategies that use data, new treatment approaches, and […]

  • 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 excluded […]

    February 26, 2015 | Filed under: Alabama
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Alabama 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Alabama 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Alabama 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Alabama Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Alabama NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Alabama operates a separate CHIP program, […]

    July 7, 2014 | Filed under: Alabama
  • States seeking to promote better coordination of patient care, either within Medicaid or through participation in multi-payer initiatives, will run into long-standing challenges to delivering care and promoting health in rural areas. Rural areas often experience disparities in access to care, health status, and available infrastructure relative to their urban counterparts. This brief draws from […]

    April 7, 2014 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Medicaid, Publications
  • Patient Care Networks of Alabama (PCNA): In August and September 2011, Alabama Medicaid launched three community networks as part of a new program, Patient Care Networks of Alabama, to support primary medical providers (PMPs) in becoming medical homes and delivering key services to patients. The community networks, along with a fourth added in 2012, enhanced […]

    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Alabama
  • The eight states participating in the Maximizing Enrollment program aimed to simplify and streamline enrollment and renewal policies, systems and processes for Medicaid and CHIP and prepare for ACA implementation.  These state profiles offer a snapshot of the states’ work within the program by highlighting the following: Where states started; Major Simplifications Implemented as a […]

    January 14, 2014 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment
  • 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 […]

    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: Alabama
  • Monday, December 9, 2013 12:30-2pm EST View Webinar Here Join NASHP for a webinar on aligning federal and state programs and policies to support building stronger linkages between primary care and resources and services within the community, including behavioral, public health, long-term services and socio-economic supports. State leaders from Alabama and Rhode Island will describe […]

  • Around the country, models are emerging to link primary care providers not only to other medical service providers but also to resources and services in the community. This report—the first in a series supported by The Commonwealth Fund to explore opportunities for improvement in federal and state policy–highlights relevant policy levers and federal and state […]

  • The effective management of patients’ complex illnesses across providers, settings, and systems places extraordinary demands on primary care providers, especially those that work in resource-limited small or rural practices. Medicaid programs in some states have adopted strategies to build practice capacity to care for high-need Medicaid beneficiaries through the development of local community health teams, […]