Week of December 12, 2023

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): Utilization Among Diverse Communities

November 30 Long-Term Quality Alliance shared literature review.

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): In Rural Communities

November 30 Long-Term Quality Alliance shared literature review.

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): Identifying and Classifying HCBS Claims in the Medicaid Statistics Information System

December 7 HHS ASPE shared September 18 report.

Medicaid and CHIP: Mandatory Core Quality Measures in 2024

December 1 CMS announced SHO letter.

Medicare Quality Measures Under Consideration – Pre-Ruling Making List

December 1 CMS announced quality measures list.

Medicare Quality Measures Under Consideration: Submit Comments

December 1 Battelle Partnership for Quality Measurement explanation and comments portal.

Disparities in Access To Medical Care Among People with Disabilities

December 5 Council on Quality and Leadership research article.

Bending Evaluation Orthodoxy in Complex Care

December 8 Playbook Better Care for People with Complex Needs.

ACL’s Community Care Hub National Learning Community

December 5 ACL announced 32 organizations, 23 states.

The Critical Role of Data Infrastructure in Community-Based Organization Networks

December 5 Better Care Playbook for People with Complex Needs blog.

Measuring What Matters: Measuring Community Engagement

November 17 PFCC Partners community practice workshop You Tube replay.

Authentic Community Engagement To Support Equity

November 30 Urban Institute webinar materials and recording.

Bridging the Gaps: Insights Into Strengthening the Self-Directed Workforce

December 1 ADvancing States shared Applied Self-Direction paper.

Sustainable Financing of Community Health Workers Employment: Key Options for States To Consider

December 7 NACHW shared report.

Strengthening the Integrated (Behavioral Health) Care Workforce

December 4 Bipartisan Policy Center released report.

Billing for Medicare Behavioral Health Integration Services

December 5 CMS announced FAQs.

Reimbursement Mechanisms in Team-Based Behavioral Health Care

December 7 HHS ASPE shared October – three reports.

Successful Steps for Holistic Integration of Mental and Behavioral Health in Primary Care – Quality Improvement (4)

November 30 Nurse-Led Care Consortium 4th of four webinar materials; this one focused on quality improvement. We previously included the 3 prior webinar materials.

Peer Support As A Policy Solution To America’s Mental Health and Substance Use Crisis

November 13 MHA led, MHLG Congressional Briefing video recording.

Toward a National Standard for Service Intensity Assessment and Planning for Mental Health Care

December 6 NCMW white paper.