Week of April 23, 2013

21 States – State Specific Use of the Prevention and Public Health Fund – CA-CO-CT-FL-GA-IL-KY-LA-MD-MI-MT-NH-NJ-NY-NC-PA-TN-TX-UT-VA-WA

April 17 Trust For America’s Health (TFAH) PPHF posting.
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California-Massachusetts-Minnesota-Pennsylvania: Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) Community Partnerships

April 18 Commonwealth Fund report.
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Essential Community Providers – Tips for Becoming Part of Affordable Care Act Qualified Health Plan Networks

April 16 National Academy of State Health Policy (NASHP) report.
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North Carolina: Planned Use of Medicaid Managed Care Through Comprehensive Care Entities

April 4 Carolina Journal article.
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Workforce Issues – Substance Abuse and Mental Health

April 19 SAMHSA-HRSA report to Congress.
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California-CMS Integration Demo for Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

Last week, we shared the National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC) CA-CMS duals memo of understanding (MOU) report web link. This week we are sharing the Scan Foundation report link.
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CMS Annual Report – Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

Annual CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office annual report to Congress.
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New Web Tool To Assist Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions

CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) “Chronic Conditions Dashboard.” Summarized in the April 19 Health Affairs blog.
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Apply – Easter Seals Accessible Technical Support Project

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Transportation Funding Sources for Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities

April AARP report.
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FCC Rules – Televised Emergency Information Accessibility for Persons Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

April 8 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule, shared April 19 by CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).
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Oregon – Governor Orders Reduction in Support of Sheltered Workshops

April 16 Disability Scoop article, that links to the Governor’s executive order.
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Medicare Durable Medical Equipment Suppliers Increased by 799

April 9 CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) DMEPOS (Medicare Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Suppliers) announcement.
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