Describes the structure of Washington State’s Medicare-Medicaid integration demonstration under the Financial Alignment Initiative, results achieved to date, and insights from the state and other stakeholders on the program’s implementation.
Highlights success stories in Missouri and Rhode Island that illustrate how inter-agency and cross-sector partnerships between Medicaid and public health can be used to increase oral health care utilization among low-income populations.
Explores how Indiana’s Family and Social Services Administration is working to ensure access to health and social services and address social determinants of health for all Hoosiers through its new Office of Healthy Opportunities.
Features Joe Calderon, a community health worker at Transitions Clinic Network in San Francisco, who mentors young men recently released from prison, and ensures they have access to the kinds of health care services he lacked for most of his life.
Features CJ Albani, a peer specialist at CirCare in Syracuse, New York, who helps clients with mental illness live fulfilling lives by helping them overcome the stigmas of their illnesses and pursue their dreams.
Features Ashley Turner, a substance use disorder community health worker in Los Angeles County, California, who helps improve health and social service delivery to LA’s most vulnerable populations.
Features Kyle McClure, a former member of Mountain-Pacific Quality Health’s ReSource Team, who uses his military background to more effectively address the health concerns of veterans in Billings, Montana.
Features Brian Randall, a community paramedic at ThedaCare in northeastern Wisconsin, who cares for patients with complex medical, behavioral, and social health needs in their homes.
Features Tracie Mason, a care navigator at AccessHealth in Spartanburg, South Carolina, who uses her familiarity with the community to connect patients to local resources and primary care.