Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: MACPAC-MedPAC Data Book

February 1 Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) and Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) jointly prepared data book. 49% of the 12.2 million dual-eligible beneficiaries had at least one ADL limitation; 25% had 3-to-6 ADL limitations.

Behavioral Health-General Health Integration and Medicaid

February 2 NAMD (state Medicaid directors) federal policy brief

Crisis Response Systems and Medicaid

February 2 NAMD (state Medicaid directors) federal policy brief

Persons with Disabilities’ Use of Telehealth During the Pandemic

January 6 Council on Quality and Leadership research focus article

Telehealth Use: Disparities in Utilization

February 1 HHS ASPE report

NQF Recommends To CMS – Social Drivers of Health, Hospital Equity – Measures

February 1 National Quality Forum (NQF) MAP (Measure Applications Partnership) recommendations to CMS.

The Effectiveness of Policies To Improve Primary Care for Underserved Populations

January 24 Milbank Memorial Fund assessment of the literature report

Raising the Bar: Using Primary Care Practice Standards To Advance Health Equity in Medicaid

February 3 Center for Health Care Strategies blog

Primary Care Payment Reform

January 25 Primary Care Collaborative webinar slides

Medicaid Beneficiary Preferences for Communications Regarding Eligibility, Enrollment, and Renewal

January 26-27 MACPAC (Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission) report

Health Equity Guiding Principles for Inclusive Communication

February 3 HRSA FORHP shared CDC guide

Informed Choice: Education, Experience, and Exposure

January 28 posting and February 2 Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) announced video

Alleviating Food Insecurity in the Disability Community

January 21 ACL Aging and Disability Business Institute shared Dec 21 Center for American Progress web posting

Serious Mental Illness and Mental Health Treatment Utilization Among Adults Residing in Non-Metropolitan and Metropolitan Counties

February 2 HRSA RHRC Univ of KY report

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Responding To the Growing Crisis

February 1 Senate Committee on HELP hearing video and testimonies

America’s Mental Health Crisis

February 3 House Committee on Ways and Means hearing video and testimonies

Supporting Mental and Behavioral Health: Addressing A New Public Health Crisis

February 3 ASTHO public health spotlight

Mental Health Parity & Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) – 1st Federal Implementation Report To Congress

January 25 DOL-HHS-Treasury Dept report on parity in health insurance

New Housing and Services Partnerships for People with Disabilities and Older Adults

January 21 ACL Aging and Disability Business Institute shared ACL Housing and Resources Center paper

Housing Is Health Care

January 25 HRSA Primary Health Care Digest shared CSH video