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Innovations

State Medicaid Program Pays Additional Capitated Fee to Integrated Primary Care and Mental Health Homes, Leading to Better Outcomes and Lower Costs 03/01/14

The Missouri Medicaid Health Home program provides a per-member–per-month payment to medical homes, including primary care clinics and mental health centers, that adopt an integrated staffing...

State Medicaid Program Adopts Multiple Policies to Significantly Increase Screening Rates and Enhance Access to Services for Young Children at Risk of Developmental Disabilities 06/10/13

The Oregon Health Authority, which oversees the Oregon Health Plan (the State Medicaid program), implemented a series of policy changes to emphasize and promote earlier detection, more effective...

State–Federal Program Provides Capitated Payments to Plans Serving Those Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, Leading to Better Access to Care and Less Hospital and Nursing Home Use 03/13/13

Under the Minnesota Senior Health Options program, participating health plans receive a capitated fee to deliver and coordinate acute, primary, and long-term care as well as social services to...

Self-Directed Budget Enhances Access to Home Health and Other Needed Services, Resulting in Fewer Unmet Needs, Better Health Outcomes, and High Satisfaction for Medicaid Beneficiaries 02/22/13

As a voluntary alternative to traditional agency-delivered home care, a joint public-private program known as Cash & Counseling gives Medicaid enrollees a monthly allowance for home...

Nonprofit Organization Enhances Access to Medical and Dental Care for Those With Disabilities by Helping Them Overcome Their Fears 12/07/11

Practice Without Pressure, Inc. helps people with disabilities access medical, dental, and personal care by training them to overcome their fear of routine procedures. The organization offers...

QualityTools

2013 National Healthcare Disparities Report 06/26/14

The purpose of the National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR) is to identify the differences or gaps through which some populations receive poor or worse care than others and to track how these gaps are changing over time. This report measures...

2013 National Healthcare Quality Report 06/19/14

The key function of the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is to summarize the state of health care quality and access for the Nation and report on progress and opportunities for improving health care quality, as mandated by the U.S....

Toolkits for Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs 04/25/12

This series of toolkits offers tips and tools that families and providers could use to support quality improvement within systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs.

The following toolkits are available:...

Effective Health Care Program: Research Summaries for Consumers, Clinicians, and Policymakers 01/13/12

These research summaries, for consumers, clinicians, and policymakers, provide information about the benefits and risks of different treatments for different health conditions. The summaries are based on comparative effectiveness reviews that...

Picture Sticker Book 09/13/10

The Picture Sticker Book was developed to help people in developmental centers tell helpers and advisers what they want for their life in the community, and while still living at a developmental center. The book is a companion to the guides “...

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