May 21, 2013

Ensuring Quality Services and Supports Under Medicaid – May 23

United Spinal Association-AAHD May 23 webinar, 2:00 pm EST.
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Money Follows the Person – Medicaid Rebalancing Status

May 10 National Health Policy Forum report.
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California-Illinois-Massachusetts-Ohio-Washington: Comparison of CMS-States Demos for Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

May 6 Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured report on the CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)-five states MOUs (Memos of Understandings).
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Managed Fee-for-Service in CMS-State Demos for Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

May Families USA advocacy guide.
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Facilitating Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment in 2014

May 17 CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) guidance statement for state officials.
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Medicaid Enrollment Continuity Rates Across the States

April 19 report of the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP).
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Department of Justice Re-designs ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Website

May 17 DOJ announcement; ADA site last re-designed in 2002.
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Child Mental Health – Major CDC Surveillance Report

May 16 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality (MMWR) report. Report by the CDC National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).
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Lexicon on Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration

May 15 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announced report.
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Joint Commission To Offer Behavioral Health Home Certification in 2014

May 15 Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO) announcement.
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AHRQ Annual Report on Healthcare Quality and Health Disparities

May 16 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality announcement and report.
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Public Health Emergencies – Legal Authorities and Barriers

ASTHO (Association of State and Territorial Health Officers) toolkit.
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Ticket-to-Work – SSDI and SSI Status

May 2013 Mathematica Policy Research report on the work incentives program for persons receiving SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) and SSI (Supplemental Security Income).
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Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Reform – Congressional Research Service

April 29 Cornell University for the Congressional Research Service report.
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America’s Growing Social Security Disability Problem

May 15 conservative-oriented American Enterprise Institute (AEI) commentary.
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