Tag Archives: Virginia

  • Virginia’s BabyCare Program: Working to Improve Birth Outcomes through Medicaid

    Nationally, Medicaid finances 45 percent of births and is a critical resource to improve maternal health and birth outcomes and lower avoidable costs. With an increasing number of initiatives focusing on pregnant and postpartum women, such as the federal Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model, states can learn from innovative programs, including Virginia’s BabyCare initiative. This […]

    December 3, 2018 | Filed under: Front Page, Population & Public Health, Publications, Virginia
  • 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 2010, the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) began developing plans for a medical home pilot with a federally qualified health center (FQHC) in southwest Virginia. The goal of the pilot was to improve primary care delivery within the framework of an existing primary care case management (PCCM) program. The expansion of Medicaid managed […]

    December 1, 2013 | Filed under: Virginia
  • National media in recent months have featured the high and variable costs of common health care services. In this webinar you’ll hear from leaders in Virginia, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire on what they’ve done to address the issue and improve price transparency. In a recent report, Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) and the Health Care Incentives Improvement […]

  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Virginia 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Virginia 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Virginia 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Virginia Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Virginia NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Virginia operates a combination CHIP program, […]

    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Virginia
  • 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 care […]

    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Virginia
  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offers states multiple policy levers to improve health status and care for racial and ethnic minority populations through delivery system reforms, public health and community interventions, and insurance coverage, as well as provisions specific to disparities reduction. This report synthesizes the experiences of teams from seven states (Arkansas, Connecticut, Hawaii, […]

  • This paper reports on the experiences of two states, Colorado and Virginia, in their efforts to develop an interagency collaborative approach to the oversight of managed care entities generally, and Medicaid managed care entities in particular. The demonstration project was a year-long effort conducted by the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), funded by […]

  • States are seeking to strengthen primary care through the medical home model to achieve better outcomes and lower costs. The eight states profiled in this report—Alabama, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, Texas, and Virginia—are at different stages in the development and implementation of medical home programs. The states have drawn on both well-tested approaches and […]

  • The Maximizing Enrollment program has worked intensively with eight states to help them increase their use of Medicaid and CHIP enrollment and retention data to monitor and improve their performance outcomes. This issue brief presents recommendations from Maximizing Enrollment and Mathematica Policy Research for twelve core measures that states may want to consider implementing as […]

    November 9, 2011 | Filed under: Medicaid, Webinars