Week of July 30, 2013

Court Decisions Under the ADA Amendments Act of 2008

July 23 National Council on Disability briefing and report on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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New York State-U.S. Department of Justice Settlement Promoting Supported Housing for Persons with Mental Illness and Related Disabilities

July 23 New York Times and Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law announcement and web site posting. NY agrees to replace “adult board and care homes” with supported housing with community services.
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Organizing and Delivering Medicaid Personal Assistance Across the States

June 2013 Mathematica Policy Research paper.
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Building State Medicaid Capacity to Organize and Deliver Long Term Services and Supports

July Center for Health Care Strategies paper for the Scan Foundation.
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Ensuring Provider Network Adequacy in Medicaid Managed Long Term Services and Supports

July Center for Health Care Strategies paper for the Scan Foundation.
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Florida-New Jersey-Virginia: Approaches to Medicaid Managed Long Term Services and Supports

July Center for Health Care Strategies paper for the Scan Foundation.
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Delivery and Payment Approaches to Serving Medicaid Eligible Persons Termed by CMS as “Super-Utilizers”

On July 24, CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) issued a bulletin on serving Medicaid eligible persons with complex, unaddressed, and frequent health care needs.
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Colorado and Iowa: Primary Care and Behavioral Health Integration

July 25 Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) webinar slides, presented by the Colorado based Health Team Works.
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Health Literacy as a Health Performance Measure – IOM

July 26 Institute of Medicine (IOM)-National Academy of Sciences (NAS) discussion paper.
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Massachusetts – Mental Health Peers and Addiction Recovery Collaboration

June 27 SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) sponsored webinar.
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Toolkit – Community Conversation About Mental Health – Community Follow-up to the White House Gathering

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) discussion guide and planning guide.
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The History and Promise of Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

July 18 National Academy of Social Insurance briefing.
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Illinois: ACA Marketplace-Exchange In-Person Consumer Counselors

National Academy of State Health Policy shared resource.
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New York: ACA Marketplace-Exchange In-Person Consumer Assisters-Navigators

National Academy of State Health Policy shared resource.
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Colorado-Delaware-Kentucky-Massachusetts-West Virginia: Sharing ACA Health Insurance Marketplace-Exchange Tasks

A West Virginia requested, National Academy of State Health Policy conducted study, as reported on a July 24 NASHP webinar.
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