Week of April 16, 2024

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): CMS 2024 Quality Measures Set

April 11 CMS Information Bulletin.

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): CMS Money Follows the Person Program Quality Measures

April 11 CMS Informational Bulletin

Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS): Quality Measures Specifications

April 11 announced specifications.

Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS): Sustainability Summit Report

April 8 ADvancing States and ARPA announced report.

Community Care Hubs: The Essentials of Data Sharing

April 8 ACL No Wrong Door shared Feb 20 NCOA blog.

Health-Related Social Needs: Toolkit and Resource Guide

April 4 NCQA announced toolkit for HCOs and resource guide for CBOs.

Planning and Infrastructure for Individual and Community Health

April 19 HHS Health.gov shared March 19 ODPHP webinar summary and recording.

Providing Peer Supports and Services for People with Substance Use Disorder: Connecticut Experience

April 9 Playbook Better Care for People with Complex Needs blog.

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Americans with ID/DD

March 25 Milbank Quarterly opinion.

Justice Department To Publish Final Rule To Strengthen Web and Mobile App Access for People with Disabilities

April 8 Department of Justice announcement.

Health Literacy Factsheets

March 21 Center for Health Care Strategies shared fact sheets.

Medical Approaches To Mental Health and Substance Use Crisis Encounters

April 5 NASMHPD shared December commissioner meeting slides.

Improving Substance Use Disorder Treatment – Senate Roundtable

April 9 Senate Committee on Finance roundtable discussion; Thorn Run summary shared by NCMW.

Direct Care Workforce Wages: State Efforts To Improve

April 4 HHS ASPE shared January final report.

Clinical Behavioral Health Spending: Recommended Standardized State Methodology

April 10 Milbank Memorial Fund report.

New Medicaid Options To Provide Housing Services

March 28 Manatt webinar materials – see view and download.

Electronic Health Information Through Trusted Networks: ONC Report To Congress

April 9 ONC shared March report.

CMS Interoperability and Prior Authorization Final Rules

March 26 CMS information session slides.

The Basics of Risk Adjustment

April 11 Commonwealth Fund explainer.