Week of Nov. 21, 2023

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): Payment Policies To Support the HCBS Workforce

November 2-3 MACPAC committee presentation.

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): Comparing Requirements for States

November 2-3 MACPAC committee presentation.

Unmet Need for Medical Care Among Medicare Beneficiaries – Disability and Insurance Literacy

November 15 Disability and Health Journal shared article.

How To Strengthen Community Engagement in Medicaid: Community and State Insights

November 14 Center for Health Care Strategies blog.

Accountable Health Communities: Results from the CMS CMMI Model

November 13 SIREN hosted briefing.

Health-Related Social Needs: Medicaid and CHIP Coverage

November 16 CMS Information Bulletin.

Health-Related Social Needs: Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rules and Codes

November 15 Partnership To Align Social Care webinar slides.

Data, Billing, Coding, CBOs: New CMS Rules on Health-Related Social Needs, Including Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

November 13 ACL funded, USA-ADBI webinar slides.

A Health Plan’s Guide To Developing Community-Based Organization (CBO) Contract Scopes of Work

November 14 ACL funded, ADBI shared guide.

Lessons in Leadership Navigating Change in Public Sector Agencies

November 15 RWJ Fd supported, Center for Health Care Strategies Medicaid leadership support resources.

HHS Primary Care Strengthening: Integration with Other Clinical Services, Including Behavioral Health; and a Focus on High Quality Coordinated Care

November 9 AHRQ shared, Nov 7 HHS issue brief.

HHS Primary Care Strengthening (2): Questions Unanswered

November 15 Milbank Memorial Fund blog.

Successful Steps for Holistic Integration of Mental and Behavioral Health in Primary Care (2)

November 9 Nurse-Led Care Consortium second of four webinar materials; this one focused on leadership support. The Nov 2 webinar materials were shared in our Nov 7 news #36.

Behavioral Health Services – Lived Experiences with Medicaid and Medicare (3)

November 9 National Academy of Medicine, Behavioral Health Committee, recording. We previously shared the registration, then agenda, in our news.

The Behavioral Health Workforce Shortage: Can We Make Better Use of the Providers We Have?

April 26 Brookings Institution white paper.

A Blueprint for Easing the Burdens of Family Caregivers (and Medicare Beneficiaries)

November 14 Commonwealth Fund brief.

Consumer Adoption of Digital Health: Moving at the Speed of Trust

February 21 Rock Health blog.

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: Extends Many Telehealth Flexibilities Through 2024

November 14 Manatt summary.

Improving the Managed Care Appeals Process

November 2-3 MACPAC committee presentation.

HHS Seeks Nominations for Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Long COVID

November 16 HHS announcement.