Week of February 27, 2024

No Wrong Door: Improving Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) System Metrics

February 14 ACL and AARP webinar slides.

Money Follows the Person Program: CMS HCBS Quality Measures

February 16 ADvancing States shared CMS All-States call recording HCBS quality measures for the 41 MFP states.

Counting Disability – Need To Re-Evaluate – American Community Survey and the National Health Interview Survey

February 20 Disability and Health Journal shared article.

Moving From Community Participation To Inclusion and Integration

February 21 Council on Quality and Leadership brief.

Serving Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: Texas Alignment Evaluation

January 26 CMS CMMI announced Texas financial alignment third evaluation report.

Understanding Medicaid Managed Care: Why Did They Do It That Way?

January 22 National Association of Medicaid Directors resource.

Health-Related Social Needs (9): States Can Use Medicaid To Help Address

February 21 Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) paper; our 9th HRSN newsletter entry in 2024.

Using Tech-Enabled Solutions To Address Health-Related Social Needs (10): Insights from Medicaid Managed Care Organizations

February 22 Center for Health Care Strategies blog.

Health-Related Social Needs (11): An Emerging Opportunity for Behavioral Health

February 22 NCMW shared brief.

Behavioral Health Network Adequacy Standards: What We Know Now

February 8 NCQA whitepaper.

Local Health Departments: National Profile

February 23 NACCHO every three-year study release.
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Advancing Health Care in Rural, Tribal, and Geographically Isolated Communities – CMS

February 7 CMS shared Nov 2022 CMS framework guide.

Value-Based Care in State Medicaid Programs

January 12 Self-Directed shared Dec 20 NCSL brief.

Developing a Winning Plan for PACE RFPs

February 6 ATI Advisory webinar slides on Medicare Programs for Inclusive Care for the Elderly program.

Quality Measurement Gaps – AAHD/Lakeshore To NCQA

February 22 AAHD and the Lakeshore Foundation submitted issues of priorities to the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) Consumer Advisory Council (CAC) meeting. The submission includes a number of quality measures not yet accepted by CMS and its contractors.

Critical Access and Other Rural Hospitals: Lessons Learned

February 22 HRSA FORHP shared Flex Monitoring report.

Multi-State Telehealth Licensing Compacts

January 26 HRSA FORHP shared HRSA resource.

Academic Health Department Partnerships – Ask Me Anything

February 21 Public Health Foundation shared archived virtual meeting recording.