Week of Februrary 12, 2024

Medicaid Disability Data Collection

January 25 MACPAC (Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission) meeting slides.

Disability Questions – Census Bureau/American Community Survey – No Change Now; More Public Comment

February 6 Census Bureau announcement.

Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: Barriers To Substance Use Disorder Treatment

January 19 Legal Action Center analysis.

Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: D-SNPs Public Education Project

February 5 Justice in Aging Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) integrated care education project.

Self-Directed Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS): National Inventory

February 7 Applied Self-Directed report.

Engaging Beneficiaries Through Medicaid Medical Care Advisory Committees

December 15 MACPAC meeting publication.

CAHPS: Improving Response Rates and Representativeness

February 7 AHRQ Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems announced January 11 webinar materials.

CMS CMMI Integration Innovation in Behavioral Health Model (3)

February 8 ATI Advisory Jan 31 webinar slides. CMS and HMA resources previously included in Jan 23 and Jan 30 AAHD news.

Severity of Mental Illness and Medicaid/Private Insurance/Uninsured Status

February 31 ATI Advisory webinar slide #5 – webinar above.

Integrated Care and the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Medical Records – Final Rules

February 8 SAMHSA announced final HHS OCR-SAMHSA rules.

Community Health Worker Services: New Ways To Finance in Medicare

February 7 Playbook Better Care for People with Complex Needs, CHCS authored, blog.

How Can a Peer Specialist Support My Recovery From Problematic Substance Use

January 26 SAMHSA announced publication.

Health Care Workforce Shortages: States’ Responses

February 6 National Academy for State Health Policy paper.

Transparency of Medicaid Financing – Barriers

December 14 MACPAC meeting publication.

Transparency of Medicaid Financing – Policy Options

January 25 MACPAC meeting slides.

Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey

February 6 CMS shared chartbook and slides.

Medicare Advantage: An Evaluation Framework for Assessing Nonmedical Supplemental Benefits

February 2 LTQA webinar on the ATI Advisory framework.

Medicare Advantage – Supplemental Benefits – Health-Related Social Needs (8)

July 2023 Elevance Health report. Our 8th resource on health-related social needs (HRSN).

Medicare Advantage: CMS Notice of Payment Policies for Public Comment

January 31 CMS announced public comment on payment fact sheet by March 1.

Medicare Advantage: CMS RFI for Data and Transparency

January 25 CMS RFI on MA data and transparency. Comment deadline is May 29.