Tag Archives: Georgia

  • 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
  • In Georgia: As of July 1, 2011, there were 1,548,090 beneficiaries enrolled in Georgia’s Medicaid program. Of these, 1,413,643 were enrolled in managed care. Managed care organizations (called Care Management Organizations in Georgia, or CMOs) are responsible for providing physical health, mental health, and substance abuse benefits to most Medicaid enrollees, including children. A Home […]

    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Georgia
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Georgia  2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Georgia  2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Georgia  Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Georgia NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Georgia operates a separate CHIP program, called PeachCare for Kids. Number of Children […]

    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Georgia
  • NASHP’s Accountable Care Activity map is a work in progress; state activity pages will be launched in waves throughout Fall 2012.   At this time, we have no information on accountable care activity that meets the following criteria: (1) Medicaid or CHIP agency participation (not necessarily leadership); (2) explicitly intended to advance accountable or integrated […]

    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Georgia
  • This report, prepared by NASHP for the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, summarizes how leading states analyze state and federal race/ethnicity data in strategic plans and reports aimed at reducing racial and ethnic disparities in health status and health care. It features Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, Rhode Island, and […]

  • This report summarizes how leading states that participate in the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) and their clients use hospital discharge data on patient race/ethnicity to inform state health care disparities reduction activities. The report features California, Florida, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin HCUP Partners, but also notes activity in Connecticut, Georgia, New Jersey, […]

  • The available HIE Strategic Plan from Georgia is a pre-ARRA planning document that enumerates many of the objectives for health information exchange in Georgia that are being pursued.

    March 31, 2010 | Filed under: Georgia
  • We have no information on medical home activity that meets the following criteria: (1) program implementation (or major expansion or improvement) in 2006 or later; (2) Medicaid or CHIP agency participation (not necessarily leadership); (3) explicitly intended to advance medical homes for Medicaid or CHIP participants; and (4) evidence of commitment, such as workgroups, legislation, […]

    August 31, 2009 | Filed under: Georgia
  • This paper explores the components of care coordination and a sample of state initiatives that bridge the health and supportive systems. care_coordination.pdf 341.3 KB  

  • This paper, a product of the National Academy for State Health Policy’s Flood Tide Forum series, is designed to identify innovative strategies to improve care coordination for the chronically ill. It reviews data on the incidence and costs of chronic conditions, summarizes the literature on care coordination, and highlights state programs. care_coordination_forum.pdf 434.6 KB