Tag Archives: Behavioral Health

  • Thursday, August 22, 10 am – 11:30 am This session explores and showcases innovative state workforce approaches to meeting the needs and understanding the lived experiences of individuals with behavioral health needs, particularly racial and ethnic minority populations. In addition to sharing the latest research on racial and ethnic disparities in mental health conditions  and […]

  • Medicaid pays a large share of treatment costs for children with behavioral health conditions. In 2011, more than 4 million children enrolled in Medicaid had a diagnosed behavioral health condition. The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) has developed an informational fact sheet summarizing Medicaid provisions that cover behavioral health treatment for children. The […]

    July 27, 2018 | Filed under: Behavioral Health, Children's Health, Medicaid
  • Wednesday, August 15th 8:00am – 4:00 pm Breakfast and lunch are served during preconference sessions. Download the Ebook for this preconference. This unique preconference gives state policymakers a forum to identify and share innovative policy solutions to improve outcomes for women and children affected by substance use disorder (SUD). Learn about policy approaches to meet […]

    May 16, 2018 | Filed under: 2018 Conference
  • Friday, August 17th 10:15am – 11:45am When individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) transition out of psychiatric institutions, they often struggle with a lack of housing and social, health, and other supports, which can lead to repeated inpatient stays, incarcerations, and homelessness. This session highlights innovative state programs that successfully reintegrate individuals with SMI into […]

    April 20, 2018 | Filed under: 2018 Conference
  • Thursday, August 16th 1:30pm – 3:00pm A robust, health care workforce enables states to ensure accessible, affordable, and high-quality health care. However, workforce and population demographics are changing and posing new challenges. As innovation in health care and an aging population increase the need for services, states face critical shortages of nurses, doctors, and other […]

    April 20, 2018 | Filed under: 2018 Conference
  • Thursday, August 16th 10:00am – 11:30am Transitioning from youth to adulthood requires increased responsibility for many areas of life, including managing one’s health. This can be particularly challenging for children with a range of social and health care needs, particularly children with special health care needs. Policymakers from several states, including Georgia and Wisconsin, discuss […]

    April 20, 2018 | Filed under: 2018 Conference
  • Thursday, August 16th 10:00am – 11:30am Integrating health services in school settings can promote student health and readiness to learn. This session focuses on cross-agency collaboration between Medicaid and schools to improve coordination and delivery of school-based health services. The session includes a national overview of school health services delivery models, and Ohio and South […]

    April 20, 2018 | Filed under: 2018 Conference
  • States around the country are actively working to improve service delivery under the Medicaid benefit for children and adolescents (also known as the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment benefit or EPSDT), Medicaid’s comprehensive and preventive child health program for individuals under the age of 21. The benefit provides tens of millions of children […]

    January 15, 2014 | Filed under: Children's Health, Medicaid, Webinars
  • In the District of Columbia:   There were a total of 201,777 beneficiaries enrolled in District Medicaid as of July 2011. Of these, 136,003 were enrolled into managed care organizations (MCOs). Children and adults who qualify for Medicaid because they belong to an income-eligible family, as well as poverty level pregnant women and CHIP enrollees, […]

    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: District of Columbia
  • In Wyoming: All Medicaid behavioral health, mental health, and dental service services are delivered entirely on a fee-for-service basis through EqualityCare, the state Medicaid program. There were a total of 69,947 beneficiaries enrolled in Wyoming Medicaid as of July 2011. Wyoming also delivers home and community based services including care coordination, youth and family training […]

    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Wyoming