Week of March 26, 2024

Social Determinants of Health and Disability

March 19 CQL presentation slides to the ICDR (Interagency Committee on Disability Research) meeting.

Rural Solutions To Strengthen Disability Community Capacity

March 20 NIDILRR NARIC shared Univ of MT RTC Rural web site resources.

Social Determinants of Health and Health-Related Social Needs: Racial and Ethnic Differences in Adults

March 7 CDC MMWR report.

Partnerships To Address Social Needs Across Metro and Non-Metro PPS Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals

March 19 HRSA FORHP shared Rural Health Research Gateway article.

Health-Related Social Needs: Medicare Payment Opportunities

March 20 MHA shared not dated CMS FAQs.

Health Equity Services in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

March 19 ACL shared January CMS Medicare Learning Network guide.

Annual County Health Rankings and Roadmaps

March 20 RWJ Fd and Univ WI PHI announced 2024 report.

Addressing the Shortage of Direct Care Workers: Insights from Stakeholder Interviews in Seven States

March 19 Commonwealth Fund report; the seven states are not easily identified.

Medicaid: Personal Care, Homemaker, Respite, and Asthma Remediation: Expanding Access

March 19 Center for Health Care Strategies webinar slides.

Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: MedPAC on D-SNPs

March 15 MedPAC (Medicare Payment Advisory Commission) annual report to Congress: chapter 14 – Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans.

Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: 10 Things To Know About D-SNPs

February 9 Kaiser Family Foundation brief.

Preparing a Community Health and Health Equity Strategic Plan

March 20 Manatt paper.

Cross-Sector Collaboration: New Research and Recommendations

March 20 NCQA resources blog posting.

Behavioral Health-General Health Integration: Documentation, Coding, and Billing

March 19 HRSA BPHC BA TA shared four February TA resources sessions.

Medicaid IMD Exclusion: Impacts on Counties

February 29 NACo-NACBHD brief.

MACPAC 2024 Annual Report to Congress

March 15 MACPAC (Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission) 2024 report to Congress. Three chapters: beneficiary engagement; managed care denials and appeals; DSH payments.

What is 988 and How Does It Work?

March 21 SAMHSA shared video.

The Road To 988 and 911 Interoperability: 3 Case Studies on Community Responses

March 21 RAND shared article.

CMS Announces ACO Primary Care Flex Model

March 19 CMS announced Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Medicare Shared Savings program primary care initiative.

The Case for Community Paramedicine: Evidence Roundup

March 19 Center for Health Care Strategies and Playbook Better Care for People with Complex Needs blog.