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Alternative Medicaid Expansion Models: Common Themes

April 2014 — This fact sheet highlights common themes from the alternative Medicaid expansion models being pursued by Arkansas, Iowa, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

Fact Sheets
Data Definitions for Psychotropic Medication Oversight and Monitoring

April 2014 — This technical assistance resource shares a set of common definitions and measures for improving psychotropic medication monitoring and oversight among children in f…

Technical Assistance Briefs & Tools
Engaging Providers in Building Managed Care Delivery Systems: Tips for States

April 2014 — This brief provides tips to help states engage providers in designing, implementing, and overseeing a managed care delivery system for individuals with complex care …

Technical Assistance Briefs & Tools
Seizing the Opportunity -- Early Medicaid Health Home Lessons: A CHCS Webinar

April 2014 — This webinar will outline elements critical to implementation and sustainability of the Medicaid health homes model. Speakers from Missouri and New York will share f…

Webinar Resources
CHCS Presentations at the 27th Annual Children's Mental Health Research and Policy Conference

March 2014 — Kamala Allen and Dayana Simons presented at the 27th Annual Children's Mental Health Research and Policy Conference at the University of South Florida. 

Staff Presentations
Medicaid Expansion and Jail-Involved Individuals: Opportunities to Promote Coverage, Improve Health, and Reduce Recidivism

March 2014 — This fact sheet provides a demographic profile of former inmates in the United States and details opportunities to enroll this population into health care coverage.

Fact Sheets
Medicaid Expansion: Considerations for States Regarding Newly Eligible Jail-Involved Individuals

March 2014 — In an article in Health Affairs' March 2014 issue, CHCS authors, together with experts from Rhode Island, outline strategies for states to meet the needs of…

Journal Articles
Medicaid Health Homes: Implementation Update

March 2014 — This fact sheet describes how states are using the health homes opportunity including early results from select states.

Fact Sheets
Medicaid Health Homes: State Update

March 2014 — This infographic provides an overview of how states are using the health homes opportunity including early results.

Seizing the Opportunity: Early Medicaid Health Home Lessons

March 2014 — This brief draws from the experiences of early health home adopter states to inform other states looking to develop effective health home programs.

Policy & Issue Briefs
A Snapshot of Uniform Assessment Practices in Medicaid Managed Long Term Services and Supports

February 2014 — This presentation provided an overview of uniform MLTSS assessment efforts in five states.

Staff Presentations
Alternative Medicaid Expansion Models: Exploring State Options

February 2014 — This brief outlines key program design features of alternative Medicaid expansion models with a focus on models in Arkansas, Iowa, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

Policy & Issue Briefs
Becoming a Medicaid Provider of Family and Youth Peer Support: Considerations for Family Run Organizations

February 2014 — This resource provides guidance to family run organizations that are considering whether to become Medicaid providers of family and youth peer support services, and …

Technical Assistance Briefs & Tools
Charity Care Organizations as Navigators: Considerations for Guiding Consumers toward the Best Coverage Options

February 2014 — This technical assistance brief and its companion reference guide were developed to aid navigators based in charity care programs in helping consumers obtain and mai…

Technical Assistance Briefs & Tools
Developing Health Homes for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbance: Considerations and Opportunities

February 2014 — This brief highlights health home opportunities for children with serious emotional disturbance and presents considerations to help states develop models that addres…

Policy & Issue Briefs
Effectively Integrating Care for Dual Eligibles

February 2014 — This presentation provided an update on state efforts to integrate care inside and outside the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' dual demonstrations…

Staff Presentations
Hospital Presumptive Eligibility: Opportunities to Connect Uninsured Individuals to Coverage

February 2014 — This fact sheet details state and hospital roles and responsibilities in implementing HPE programs. 

Fact Sheets
Infographic: Minimizing Coverage Gaps Between Medicaid and the Marketplace

February 2014 — This CHCS infographic outlines the effects of churn and potential state strategies for minimizing gaps in coverage.

Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations: Program Characteristics in Leading-Edge States

February 2014 — This technical assistance tool presents key features and requirements for ACO programs in seven states: ColoradoMaine, …

Technical Assistance Briefs & Tools
Medicaid Health Homes: Overview and Update on National Activity

February 2014 — This presentation provided an update on the national landscape for Medicaid health homes on the California HealthCare Foundation's "California Improvement Network" m…

Staff Presentations
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