Week of October 24, 2023

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): Section 1915 © Expenditures and Beneficiaries

October 17 CMS announced June 9 CMS report.

Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS): Expenditures and Beneficiaries

October 17 CMS announced June 9 CMS report.

Community Living Policy Research: Needs and Priorities

October 20 Brandeis Univ, CLPC shared, September surveys and roundtables summary report.

Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: How The PACE Model Integrates Medical Care with Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS)

October AARP report on PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) serving persons dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.

Promising Practices for Person-Centered Plans

October 12 ACL funded, HSRI administered NCAPPS August paper.

Patient Experience, Patient Safety, and Provider Well-Being: Associations and Paths for Quality Improvement (CAHPS)

October 19 AHRQ CAHPS day long summit presentations and resources.

Cut To The Point: A Summary of 2024 Health Plan and Provider Star Rating Cut Point Changes

October 18 Health Management Associates white paper.

CDC Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Grantees

October 13 Aligning for Health shared CDC NCCDPHP announced “Addressing Conditions To Improve Population Health” and “Closing the Gap with SDOH Accelerator Plans” grantees.

Data Across Sectors of Health (DASH)

September 28 Data Sharing for Community Health All In National Inventory 2.0 Status.

Community Health Workers – Updated DOL Profile

October 16 HRSA shared DOL BLS updated occupational outlook handbook.

Long COVID: AHRQ Announces 9 Clinics Funding for 5 Years Each

October 18 ACL shared, AHRQ multidisciplinary clinic grantees.

Long COVID Models of Care – AHRQ Seeks Public Comment by Nov 17

October 19 AHRQ Effective Health Care Programs draft for public comment.

Behavioral Health Crisis Services: Metrics

October 13 NASMHPD shared April NRI profile report.

SAMHSA State Opioid Response Grants – Impact

October 12 NASADAD impact brief.

Local Public Health Agencies: Strengthen Everyone’s Mental Health in Your Community

October 17 NACCHO shared guide.

Messaging to Support a Behavioral Health Continuum of Care: Elected County Officials

August 25 NACBHDD shared, NACo resource.

Engaging Community Members: A Guide To Equitable Compensation

October 17 Center for Health Care Strategies brief.

Insurance Parity – MHPAEA Proposed Rules – Advocacy Comments

October 17 and September 7 advocate comments with AAHD: CCD, LAC for CWH members, MHLG, NASMHPD, and NAMI. Scroll down the page for the 5 postings:

Critical Access Hospitals: Building Rural-Relevant Quality

August 24 HRSA FORHP shared March NRHRC report.

Health Care and the Federal Budget (CBO)

October 19 Congressional Budget Office (CBO) presentation.