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Missouri Strives for Operational Excellence
According to a recent state newsletter, the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH), which includes the Division of Developmental...
September 25, 2019
South Carolina Submits 1115 Demonstration for Community Engagement Requirement
South Carolina submitted a Community Engagement Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver Application (“demonstration”) to CMS.
July 9, 2019
New York Initiating “People First Care Coordination”
New York is starting a new initiative, called People First Care Coordination that will enhance and expand service...
August 10, 2017
Nebraska Releases Long-Term Care Redesign Plan
Nebraska’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) released a Long-Term Care Redesign Plan draft, a proposal to improve...
April 3, 2017
Four GOP Governors Call for New Approach to Medicaid Reform
Four GOP governors wrote congressional leaders saying that the AHCA’S approach to Medicaid would not work for states and...
March 20, 2017
CBO Scores AHCA
The CBO score estimates that enacting the AHCA would reduce federal deficits by $337 billion over the 2017-2026 period,...
March 20, 2017
Washington’s Accountable Communities for Health Update
According to a recent Center’s For HealthCare Strategies (CHCS) Blog, “Washington’s Accountable Communities for Health (ACHs) are a key component...
March 10, 2017
Leaked Copy of House ACA/Medicaid Bill Includes Per Capita Caps
A leaked copy of House RepublicanACA repeal legislation includes Medicaid per capita caps.
March 3, 2017
House Republican Policy Brief Lays Out Medicaid Reform and ACA Approach
The policy brief includes a state option to choose either a block grant or a per capita cap approach to...
February 17, 2017
NAMD Outlines Key Policy Considerations in ACA and Medicaid Discussions
NAMD has developed two documents to inform policy discussions around the future of Medicaid and the ACA.
December 16, 2016
CMS RFI Seeks Input on Expanding HCBS
CMS has issued a RFI with a broad request for additional reforms and policy options to accelerate the...
November 16, 2016
Massachusetts Receives One Care Capitated Model Demonstration Annual Evaluation.
Massachusetts has received the first annual evaluation report of the One Care Capitated Model Demonstration under the Medicare-Medicaid Financial Alignment.
October 21, 2016
Maine Issues State Plan on Aging and Disability
Maine Office of Aging and Disability Services submits State Plan on Aging to the Administration on Community Living (ACL).
July 8, 2016
North Carolina Initiates Medicaid Reforms
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed an application that will transform Medicaid.
July 8, 2016
Vermont Releases RFP for Next Generation Accountable Care Organization
Vermont released an request for proposal (RFP) for its Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (Vermont Next...
June 6, 2016
NASDDDS Offers Comments to Ban Electrical Stimulation Devices
The National Association of State Directors for Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) supports the proposed ban on electrical stimulation devices...
May 24, 2016
KFF Brief Examines Streamlining Medicaid HCBS Authority
A new issue brief examines the concept of a streamlined Medicaid HCBS authority. The paper was co-authored by Mary...
March 11, 2016
Nebraska Issues Long-Term Care Concept Paper
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care (MLTC), which includes the Division...
February 23, 2016
Bipartisan Policy Center Releases Recommendations for LTSS Financing
The Bipartisan Policy Center, a Washington think tank founded in 2007 by former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom...
February 4, 2016
Legislation Would Expand Right to Community Integration
The Disability Integration Act, modeled after the ADA, expresses in law an explicit civil right for people with disabilities...
January 4, 2016