Week of April 16, 2013

California’s Federally Approved Integration Demonstration for Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

California is the 5th state demo approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Available from the National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC) April 10 webinar is the CA-CMS Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), NSCLC summary, and power point slides.
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225 Health Impact Assessments (HIA) – Map of the United States

Pew Charitable Trusts identification of the 225 HIAs completed in the U.S..
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California: Using State Public Health Data Systems to Track Affordable Care Act (ACA) Impact on Population Health

April 4 webinar of the Public Health Institute Dialogue4Health and California Office of State Health Planning and Development (OSHPD).
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State Services – Cost-Effectiveness of Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)

March AARP report.
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26 State Medicaid Programs Launch Health/Medical Homes

April 4 report on the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
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Colorado Initiative – Mental Health Professionals Located in Primary Care Practices

April 8 Denver Post article.
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CMS Launches New Medicaid Managed Care Technical Assistance Center

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
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Medicaid Managed Care and Persons with Disabilities – National Council on Disability Recommendations

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Managed Care Executives Perspectives on Serving Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

A Kaiser Family Foundation and Mathematica Policy Research study.
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Arkansas Premium Assistance for Medicaid Expansion Proposal

April 8 Governing interview with the Arkansas Medicaid director.
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Evaluating Health Plan Participation in Affordable Care Act (ACA) Exchange Marketplaces

Milliman report, made available by Atlantic Information Servcies
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Government-Nonprofit Contracting Reform

Report of the National Council of Nonprofits.
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Using Evidence-Based Health – Communication and Dissemination Strategies

April 8 draft AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) report.
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