Behavioral Health

Week of February 11, 2014

What Healthcare Professional Practices Can Do To Become Accessible to Persons with Disabilities One of the five Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publications on promoting healthy weight for persons with disabilities. Learn more here. Promoting Healthy Weight for Persons with Disabilities New set of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) five publications: […]

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Checklist for Evaluating ACA Qualified Health Plans for Behavioral Health Services

Mental Health America – Affordable Care Act enrollment checklist – is here: PDF.

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AAHD Submits Comments to/on SAMHSA Draft National Behavioral Health Quality Framework

September 16 comments to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration are here: PDF.

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Week of September 17, 2013

Minnesota – CMS-State MOU for Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid September 12 CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Memorandum of Understanding. Learn more here. Rhode Island – Small Practice “Patient-Centered” Health Homes Are Effective JAMA Internal Medicine article shared September 10 by the Commonwealth Fund. Learn more here. The Promise of Integrated […]

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Behavioral Health Providers Should Receive Same HIT Incentives as other Health Providers

AAHD has joined the Mental Health Liaison Group (MHLG) advocating that behavioral health providers be given access to health information technology federal incentives, as other health providers currently have. The September 12 letter is available for download: PDF.

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Week of August 20, 2013

Affordable Care Act: Persons with Disabilities Face Complex Choices August 13 National Public Radio. Learn more here. Employment of Persons with Disabilities: A National Governors’ Association Report Learn more here. Services and Supports Required by Persons with Disabilities to Become/Remain Employed Mathematica Policy Research paper. Learn more here. PBS News Hour Features States’ Olmstead Compliance […]

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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). Learn more here. HUD Guidelines on Implementing Olmstead Integrated Living Goals June 5 HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development) on the Olmstead Supreme Court decision. Learn […]

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May 21, 2013

Ensuring Quality Services and Supports Under Medicaid – May 23 United Spinal Association-AAHD May 23 webinar, 2:00 pm EST. Learn more here. Money Follows the Person – Medicaid Rebalancing Status May 10 National Health Policy Forum report. Learn more here. California-Illinois-Massachusetts-Ohio-Washington: Comparison of CMS-States Demos for Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid May 6 […]

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