Week of July 25, 2023

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): Unmet Needs and the Importance of Data

July 11 ACL funded, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab CROR podcast
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Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): Most States Plan To Continue Flexibilities Implemented During the Public Health Emergency

June 30 National Academy for State Health Policy state tracker report

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): AHRQ Releases Inaugural Chartbook on CAHPS HCBS

July 20 AHRQ announced Consumer Assessment of Health Care Providers and Systems (CAHPS) HCBS data

Medicaid: Mobile Behavioral Health Crisis Teams – Now Six States

July 20 CMS announced approval of California and Kentucky, bringing approved Medicaid plans to six states

Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation – HHS To Congress

July 10 CMS shared, June 20 HHS report to Congress

Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation – HHS To Congress (2)

July 12 Health Management Associates summary of the HHS/CMS report

Addressing Social Needs in Health Care Facilities: for CMS as a Quality Measure Set

June 30 AAHD-Lakeshore Foundation; and, MHA-AAHD led coalition submissions to the Yale CORE for CMS

Guide To Person-Centered Communication for Equitable Health and Well-Being

July 10 RWJ Fd funded, PRAPARE guide

Treating Substance Use Disorder Through the Integrated Collaborative Care Model

July 18 University of WA AIMS Center webinar slides and materials

Lifting the Veil: How Networks Form, Operate, Struggle, and Succeed

July 13 Hartford Fd shared and web posted, ACL funded, ADBI June 14 report

Medicaid Community Advisory Committees: Design Considerations for Effectiveness

July 11 Center for Health Care Strategies blog

Care at Home: Services Provided; How Its Paid For

July 14 Manatt shared on-demand webinar materials

Medicare’s Home Health Benefit

June CMS new brochure

Learning From Patient Narratives Through Innovative Feedback Reporting Methods

July 10 AHRQ CAHPS shared May 31 webcast materials

Shared Decision-Making and Racial/Ethnic Concordance Reduces Health Expenditures

July 13 NIHCM research insights

Rural Telehealth and Behavioral Health

July 11 SAMHSA-HRSA funded, NCMW CoE-HIS webinar materials, one of a 4 part series

Accommodation and Accessibility of Health Care by Non-Metropolitan/Metropolitan and Racial/Ethnic Status

July 13 HRSA FORHP shared Rural Health Research Gateway study

The CMS Universal Foundation To Align Quality Measures: What It Means To You

July 24 NCQA webinar slides and other materials

Remote Monitoring Support Services for People with ID/DD

July 11 ACL funded, ADBI shared, June 20 Journal of Policy and Practice in ID article

AAHD’s Clarke Ross Named to National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, Improving Access to Behavioral Health through Medicare and Medicaid Committee

Dr. Clarke Ross, AAHD public policy director, has been provisionally appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine committee to examine behavioral health access through Medicare and Medicaid.