Health reform presents unprecedented challenges as well as tremendous opportunities for states to provide access to high-quality, cost-effective health care services for an expanding population. With the prospect of 16-20 million additional enrollees, Medicaid stakeholders across the country can benefit from shared lessons on how to best expand coverage while heeding the needs of existing beneficiaries.
CHCS is assembling rapid learning communities of state agencies, health plans, and federal partners to address front-line implementation issues and identify best practices in the following key areas. This web resource center is designed to showcase innovative ideas in each of these areas to help states maximize opportunities for transforming Medicaid delivery. To find out when new information is posted, sign up for CHCS e-mail updates.
This toolkit is a collection of tools and resources to help states design programs to address the needs of the Medicaid expansion population.
On April 23-24, 2012, State Medicaid leaders from across the country gathered in Boston, MA to discussa range of topics from continuity of care during coverage transitions to methods for integrated care and reimbursement.
This brief outlines provisions in the Affordable Care Act that uniquely affect American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations, including the expansion of Medicaid coverage to nearly 400,000 currently uninsured AI/AN individuals.
This brief explores the challenges for states in creating seamless health coverage for low-income populations. It provides a roadmap for states as they consider options for building seamless health systems.
This brief examines Medicaid managed care contracts in six states and identifies opportunities for exchanges to align Qualified Health Plan standards with Medicaid managed care requirements, as well as areas where managed care requirements may need to be modified for the exchanges.