Week of January 31, 2023

Health System Access Challenges of People with Disabilities – Increased During COVID-19 Pandemic

January 26 Disability and Health Journal shared article

Challenges for States Administering Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS) and Access Barriers for Beneficiaries

January 26 MACPAC (Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission) presentation

Strengthening Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): Ecosystem on Staffing and Housing

January 26 National Council on Disability three-hour briefing

Resources for Strengthening the Direct Service Workforce

January 27 CMS announced resources

Rhode Island Health Teams: Coordinating with Primary Care To Address Social and Behavioral Health Needs

January 26 Playbook Better Care for People with Complex Needs blog

Congressional District Health Dashboard Launched

January 25 RWJ City Health Dashboard and NYU Grossman School of Medicine/Dept of Population Health launched project

Hiring Practices That Support State Integration of Community Health Workers

January 26 ASTHO shared Sept 12 ASTHO blog

Exploring New Social Care Quality Measures: How Do We Define and Measure Social Needs and High-Quality Social Care?

January 26 RWJ-SIREN-SHVS webinar slides

Working with ACOs (Accountable Care Organizations) To Address SDOH (Social Determinants of Health)

January 20 Aligning for Health shared Jan 10 Health Affairs article

Advancing States’ Health System Transformation Through Multi-Payer Initiatives

January 23 National Academy for State Health Policy blog

Mapping the Mental Health of Our Communities

January 26 MHA shared county and state data map dashboard

Emergency Physicians’ and Nurses’ Experiences Caring for Patients with Psychiatric Conditions and/or Substance Use Disorders

January 24 AHRQ shared Annals of Emergency Medicine study summary

State Legislators Introduced 1,531 Bills To Change Public Health Authority in 2021-2022

January 24 Public Health Watch (NE Univ and Temple Univ) article

CDC NCBDDD – Annual Report

January 24 TFAH shared NCBDDD annual report

Meeting the Substance Use and Social Service Needs in Communities of Color

January 26 NASADAD shared Nov 23 HHS ASPE and OMH report

Congressional Reauthorization of the Substance Use Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Services (SUPTRS) Block Grant

January 26 NASADAD shared fact sheet

Primary Care’s Challenges and Responses in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 24 AHRQ Learning Community shared PubMed.gov article

HHS OIG: Nursing Home COVID-19 Underscores Need for Better Staffing and Improved Surveys

January 26 Center for Medicare Advocacy review of the HHS OIG report

Updated COVID-19 Case Incidents Reports Among Nursing Home Residents

January 27 CDC MMWR report