Week of January 17, 2023

Excess Deaths of Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS) Recipients During COVID-19

January 11 Brandeis CLPC shared article in Health Affairs
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Addressing Health-Related Social Needs in Medicaid Managed Care

January 4 CMS announced “in lieu of services and supports” Medicaid managed care flexibilities

CMS Waivers Addressing Health-Related Social Needs

December 19 Center for Health Care Strategies blog on AZ, AR, MA, OR

What New CMS Waiver Policy Means for Medicaid

January 10 Commonwealth Fund blog

Health Equality; Health Equity: Updated Graphic

January 11 TFAH shared RWJ Culture of Health blog

The Effectiveness of a Specialized Primary Care Medical Home for Patients with Serious Mental Illness

December 15 Playbook Better Care for People with Complex Needs shared JGIM article

Peer Support To Improve Medicare Advantage Plans Clinical Outcomes

January 10 ACL AIBI shared Bright Spots webinar recording

Long COVID and Fatiguing Illness Recovery Program

January 12 HRSA FORHP shared CDC and Univ of NM health sciences webinar and materials

2022 CAHPS Health Plan Survey Database Results

January 11 AHRQ announced Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems data

CMS Expands Access to Specialists/Interprofessional Consultations in Medicaid and CHIP

January 5 CMS announced guidance

Health Workforce Data Map (HRSA)

January 12 HRSA BHW announced visual analytics

How Local Governments Can Put Community Data To Work

December 17 National League of Cities blog

Holding Hospitals Accountable on Their Fair Share Contributions to the Community

January 9 Community Catalyst blog

Community Engagement: An Essential Component of an Effective and Equitable Substance Use Prevention System

November 29 SAMHSA announced publication

Understanding Opioid Settlement Spending Plans Across the States

December 8 National Academy for State Health Policy brief

Phone Line for Family Caregivers and Mental Well-Being

January 11National Alliance for Caregiving announcement

Finding Doctors Offering Medicare-Paid Telehealth

January 12 HRSA FORHP shared CMS Medicare Care Compare additional indicators

The Failed Promise of Online Mental Health Treatment

December 18 Wall Street Journal commentary

Making Behavioral Health Work

December 13 Brookings Institution briefing and papers