Improving Systems

Improving Systems

The Return on Investment of Medicaid Expansion: Supporting Work and Health in Rural Ohio

By Loren Anthes, MBA, Fellow, Center for Medicaid Policy, originally posted by the Center for Community Solutions When debating the Medicaid expansion in 2013, the Ohio legislature appropriately questioned whether expanding the program to non-disabled adults would be done so efficiently, supporting the health, welfare, and economy of Ohio and its citizens. The subsequent policy process reflected […]

The Affordable Care Act: Efforts to Address Barriers to Health Equity

By Julia Embry, 2018 M.P.P. Candidate, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy, originally posted on CHIRblog On October 3, the Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies hosted a talk, “Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism” as a part of their Health Equity Think Tank. Health equity is generally […]

Boosting Developmental Screening Efforts in Pennsylvania

By Joan Benso, President and CEO, Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children  A child’s first years of life are marked by tremendous physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth. Detecting possible delays in development during these early years is a critical part of ensuring every child gets to the best possible start and is well prepared to learn […]

Quality Provisions of the Medicaid/CHIP Managed Care Rules

Thanks to a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, CCF has teamed up with NHeLP to launch a series of explainer briefs that unpack the new Medicaid/Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) managed care regulations. Three briefs in the series have been released already: Looking at the New Medicaid/CHIP Managed Care Regulations Through a Children’s Lens, Medicaid/CHIP […]

Medicaid/CHIP Managed Care Regulations: Assuring Quality

While the rules governing Medicaid/CHIP managed care remained unchanged for more than a decade, significant advances have been made in assessing quality, access, and timeliness of care in health coverage programs. During this time, there has been a growing recognition of the need to ensure that the care delivered through capitated managed care arrangements is […]