Week of June 11, 2013

Medicaid Buy-In: Experiences of Persons with Disabilities – 35 of 38 States Report

May 20, 2013 Mathematica Policy Research report for CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services).
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HUD Guidelines on Implementing Olmstead Integrated Living Goals

June 5 HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development) on the Olmstead Supreme Court decision.
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Indiana-Missouri-Texas: Efforts to “Rebalance” Medicaid Spending

May 30 Friday Morning Collaborative, organized and administered by the National Council on Aging, webinar power points to rebalance Medicaid spending to home and community-based services.
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Kansas-Maine-Massachusetts-West Virginia-DC: State Officials Question Effort Required in Implementing Demos for Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

Commonwealth Fund sharing of May 30 Congressional Quarterly article.
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Truth About Prevention and Public Health Fund

Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) report documenting examples of community prevention and public health programs.
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Minnesota-Vermont-New Hampshire-Massachusetts-Iowa: Top 5 States in Seniors’ Health and Services; Mississippi-Oklahoma-Louisiana-West Virginia-Arkansas – Bottom 5 States

United Health Foundation, America’s Health Rankings, Senior Report.
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SAMHSA Toolkit for State Service Agencies – Behavioral Health Needs Assessment

May 29 SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration).
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White House Conference on Mental Health Launches New Website

June 3 White House Mental Health Conference.
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Twin Cities, Minnesota: Rated Most Physically Fit Metro Area

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSP) American Fitness Index (AFI).
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Montana: Health Home/”Patient-Centered” Medical Home Experience

Shared June 6 by the National Academy of State Health Policy.
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Delaware: Building Health Information Exchanges for Health Homes/”Patient-Centered” Medical Homes

Shared June 5 by AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) “Innovations Exchange”.
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Medicaid Premium Assistance and the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

June 7 Health Affairs and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation discussion.
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Medicaid – Access to Specialized Services

June Commonwealth Fund report.
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Medicaid Pharmacy Benefits

December 2012 report, made publicly available June 2013, by Mathematica Policy Research for CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services).
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