Week of May 17, 2022

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on People with Disabilities: NIDILRR Research

May 5 ACL shared, May 11 NIDILRR NARIC shared, ACL April research summary

Preparing Our Public Health Data Systems for the Future

April 22 NACCHO shared April 22 Data Elemental To Health Campaign Congressional briefing video

Public Health’s Use of Digital Tools During COVID-19

May 10 ASTHO blog

Evaluating COVID-19 Related Surveillance Measures for Decision-Making

May 5 National Academy of Medicine announced web resource

Integrated Care Planning for Medicaid Members with Complex Needs: Lessons from Mass Health

May 11 Center for Health Care Strategies brief

Peer Specialists and Serious Mental Illness

SAMHSA funded, APA-psychiatry administered, SMI Adviser web knowledge base resources; 59 resources as of May 13, 2022.

People, Place, and Purpose: A Vision for the Failing Mental Health System

April 28 NAMI webinar materials featuring former NIMH director Dr. Tom Insel

State Strategies To Increase Access To Medicare PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (and Disabled))

May 10 NASHP (National Academy for State Health Policy) webinar materials, featuring MD and MA

ACL Announces Chronic Disease Self-Management Grantees

May 12 ACL announcement (also announced falls prevention grantees)

Medicaid Personal Care EVV (Electronic Visit Verification): CMS Compliance Status by State

May 13 Self-Direction in the News link to CMS web page

The Impact of Telehealth on Health Equity

May 12 announced NCQA new report

Medicare’s Home Health Benefit: Misunderstood and Underused

April 28 Commonwealth Fund blog

The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit: Opportunities for Local Networks

May 10 ACL ADBI shared NCOA paper

General Healthcare Integration Into Behavioral Health

April 11-13 NCMW conference session slides

Rural Health: How CMS Initiatives Improve the Way We Measure and Address Gaps in Care

May 10 CMS shared CMS April 20 and 21 webinar slides

Personal Outcome Measures (POM): The Basics

March 15 Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) announced 30 minutes video

The National Imperative To Improve Nursing Home Quality

April 4 National Academy of Medicine report

Improving the CMS Rating System for Nursing Homes

May 12 Hartford Foundation shared Convergence paper

Nursing Homes: Using the Five Star Quality Measure To Mask Bad Care

March 23 National Consumer Voice for Quality LTC report

Exploring the Use of Both Medication and Behavioral Health Care To Treat Opioid Use Disorder

April 22 AIR (American Institutes for Research) blog