Medicaid & CHIP

Financing

Medicaid Financing
The Basics — January 5, 2016
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

Medicaid Eligibility and Benefits
The Basics — January 5, 2016
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

Meaningful Use: The Right Path for Health IT?
Forum Session — December 4, 2015
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Coordinating Care for Beneficiaries Eligible for Both Medicare and Medicaid: An Update on the "Duals Demos"
Forum Session — October 30, 2015
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

Health Policy Essentials 2015
Briefing Book — February 6, 2015
Authors: Sally Coberly, PhD, Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Transforming Payment and Health Care Delivery: Early Reports from the State Innovation Model (SIM) Initiative
Forum Session — April 18, 2014
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Alternative Paths to Medicaid Expansion
Forum Session — March 28, 2014
Authors: Sally Coberly, PhD & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Consultant

National Spending for Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS), 2012
The Basics — March 27, 2014
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Money Follows the Person (MFP) Rebalancing Demonstration: A Work in Progress
Background Paper No. 85 — February 21, 2014
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicaid Health Homes: Delivery System Glue for People with Chronic Health Conditions
Forum Session — December 13, 2013
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

CMS-State Demonstration for Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiaries: Implementing the Financial Alignment Initiative
Forum Session — December 6, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services Programs Enacted by the ACA: Expanding Opportunities One Step at a Time
Background Paper No. 86 — November 19, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

The Commission on Long-Term Care: Background Behind the Mission
The Basics — October 17, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

State Progress in Implementation of Home- and Community-Based Service Programs Enacted by the ACA
Forum Session — September 27, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Transforming Behavioral Health Practice, Payment, and Policy: Too Fast, Too Slow, or Just Right?
Forum Session — September 20, 2013
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

State Variation in Long-Term Services and Supports: Location, Location, Location
Forum Session — July 19, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

CMS's Proposed Rule Implementing the ACA-mandated Medicaid DSH Reductions
Issue Brief No. 849 — June 25, 2013
Author: Kathryn Linehan

Health Policy Essentials: Medicaid, CHIP, and Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS)
Fundamentals Briefing — March 15, 2013
Authors: Kathryn Linehan & Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

The "Coopetition" Model: Caring for San Diego's Low-Income Population
Site Visit — February 19–20, 2013
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

The Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act: Major Legislative Provisions
The Basics — January 3, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes: FQHCs and Community Clinics in a Reformed Health Care Market
Issue Brief No. 848 — December 18, 2012
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Assisted Living Facilities and Their Growing Role in Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS)
Forum Session — November 30, 2012
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MMLTSS): Lessons from Three States
Forum Session — October 5, 2012
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Pulling Together to Improve Health: Integrating Health, Social, and Legal Services in DC
Site Visit — July 20, 2012
Authors: Jessamy Taylor, MPP & Michele J. Orza, ScD

Examining the Condition of the Health Care Safety Net: Time to Re-Cast?
Forum Session — May 18, 2012
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MMLTSS): Increasing State Interest and Implications for Consumers, Quality of Care, Providers, and Costs
Forum Session — May 11, 2012
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Caesar's Ghost: The Effect of the Rising Rate of C-Sections on Health Care Costs and Quality
Forum Session — March 30, 2012
Authors: Jessamy Taylor, MPP & Michele J. Orza, ScD

Improving Care for Dual Eligible Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiaries: One Size Does Not Fit All
Forum Session — January 27, 2012
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Bridging the Silos: Care Coordination for Kids with Serious Behavioral Health Conditions
Forum Session — December 16, 2011
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

The Aging Services Network: Serving a Vulnerable and Growing Elderly Population in Tough Economic Times
Background Paper No. 83 — December 13, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Revisiting Financing and Delivery of Care to Duals: One Size May Not Fit All
Special Briefing — October 21, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medical Care for the Elderly Living at Home: Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) and Hospital-at-Home Programs
Forum Session — July 22, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicaid Eligibility and Enrollment for Elderly People and Persons With Disabilities (EPD): Status and Simplification
Workshop — June 29, 2011
Author: Judith D. Moore

Boomers and the Budget: Implications of an Aging Society
Forum Session — May 13, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Health Policy Essentials: The Fundamentals of Long-Term Services and Supports
Fundamentals Briefing — April 1, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Health Policy Essentials: The Fundamentals of Health Care Spending, Growth, and Managing Costs
Fundamentals Briefing — February 18, 2011
Author: Laura A. Dummit

Oral Health Update: Ten Years After the Surgeon General’s Report
Forum Session — January 21, 2011
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Eligibility and Enrollment for Health and Social Service Programs: One State's Experience
Site Visit — January 20, 2011
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs): Federal and State Efforts to Guide Consumers Through the Long-Term Services and Supports Maze
Background Paper No. 81 — November 19, 2010
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Focus on Reform: Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Provisions in PPACA
Forum Session — October 29, 2010
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicaid Payment for Generic Drugs: Achieving Savings and Access
Issue Brief No. 839 — September 30, 2010
Author: Christie Provost Peters

The Primary Care Safety Net: Strained, Transitioning, Critical
Background Paper No. 79 — September 28, 2010
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Medicaid Enrollment: Is the First Step the Hardest?
Forum Session — September 10, 2010
Author: Judith D. Moore

Focus on Reform: Health Care Safety Net-Related Provisions
Forum Session — July 16, 2010
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Focus on Reform: Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) and the CLASS Act
Forum Session — June 18, 2010
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Health Care Shortage Designations: HPSA, MUA, and TBD
Background Paper No. 75 — June 4, 2010
Author: Eileen Salinsky, Consultant

Focus on Reform: Medicaid Coverage Expansions
Forum Session — May 7, 2010
Author: Christie Provost Peters

Recession and Budgets: Where Do States Stand for 2011 and Beyond?
Forum Session — April 30, 2010
Author: Christie Provost Peters

Transforming Health Care Delivery: Insights from the New Orleans Safety Net
Forum Session — April 16, 2010
Authors: Jessamy Taylor, MPP & Michele J. Orza, ScD

Information and Incentives: Improving the Health of New York City's Low-Income Population
Site Visit — April 5–7, 2010
Authors: Kathryn Linehan & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Ensuring Nursing Home Quality: Continuing Challenges to Oversight and Enforcement of Nursing Home Reform
Forum Session — March 25, 2010
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

CHIPRA One Year Later: Where Does Implementation Stand?
Forum Session — March 19, 2010
Author: Judith D. Moore

Linking Housing and Supportive Services for the Frail Elderly: Challenges and Opportunities
Forum Session — October 23, 2009
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments and Health Care Reform
Forum Session — June 19, 2009
Author: Christie Provost Peters

Great Expectations: Managing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Forum Session — May 1, 2009
Author: Laura A. Dummit

The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP): The Fundamentals
Background Paper No. 68 — April 23, 2009
Author: Jennifer Ryan

The Medicaid Drug Rebate Program
The Basics — April 13, 2009
Author: Christie Provost Peters

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — January 15–16, 2009
Authors: Christie Provost Peters, Jennifer Ryan & Mary Ellen Stahlman

Reauthorizing SCHIP: A Summary of Selected Issues
Issue Brief No. 829 — January 8, 2009
Authors: Jennifer Ryan & Cynthia Shirk, Consultant

Medicaid Financing: How the FMAP Formula Works and Why It Falls Short
Issue Brief No. 828 — December 11, 2008
Author: Christie Provost Peters

Medicare and Medicaid Demonstrations: Experimenting for the Future
Forum Session — December 11, 2008
Authors: Mary Ellen Stahlman & Jennifer Ryan

Long-Term Services and Supports: Consumers in Charge—Consumer Direction and Money Follows the Person
Forum Session — November 7, 2008
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicaid and SCHIP Waivers
The Basics — July 30, 2008
Author: Cynthia Shirk, Consultant

Shaping Medicaid and SCHIP through Waivers: The Fundamentals
Background Paper No. 64 — July 22, 2008
Author: Cynthia Shirk, Consultant

State Budget Cuts: How Will Health Care Fare in FY 2009?
Forum Session — July 11, 2008
Author: Christie Provost Peters

State Long-Term Care Strategies: Approaches to Managing Care and Controlling Costs
Forum Session — April 25, 2008
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

The Aging Services Network: Accomplishments and Challenges in Serving a Growing Elderly Population
Background Paper — April 11, 2008
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Running Up the Health Care Tab: Will We Have Buyer's Remorse?
Forum Session — January 17, 2008
Authors: Mary Ellen Stahlman & Christie Provost Peters

Children's Behavioral Health Services in Baltimore: Walking the Continuum
Site Visit — September 30–October 1, 2007
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Medicaid and State Budgets: Clearing Storm, Foggy Forecast
Issue Brief No. 824 — August 17, 2007
Author: Courtney Burke, Consultant

Community-Based Long-Term Care: Wisconsin Stays Ahead
Site Visit — August 8–10, 2007
Authors: Judith D. Moore, Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Shrinking Inpatient Psychiatric Capacity: Cause for Celebration or Concern?
Issue Brief No. 823 — August 1, 2007
Authors: Eileen Salinsky & Christopher W. Loftis, PhD

SCHIP: Coming of Age or Stuck in Adolescence?
Forum Session — July 27, 2007
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Competition and Collaboration: The Spirit of St. Louis
Site Visit — April 3–5, 2007
Authors: Laura A. Dummit & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About SCHIP but Didn't Know Who to Ask…
Forum Session — March 30, 2007
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — February 22–23, 2007
Authors: Christie Provost Peters & Mary Ellen Stahlman

Where You Stand Depends on Where You Sit: Perspectives on Medicaid Fiscal Integrity and Intergovernmental Relationships
Forum Session — September 15, 2006
Author: Judith D. Moore

The State Children's Health Insurance Program: Past, Present, and Future
Forum Session — July 21, 2006
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Premium Assistance in Medicaid and SCHIP: Ace in the Hole or House of Cards?
Issue Brief No. 812 — July 17, 2006
Authors: Cynthia Shirk, Consultant & Jennifer Ryan

“Mental Health: Progress and Pitfalls,” the Health Affairs Special Issue—A Discussion of Trends in Mental Health Services
Forum Session — June 14, 2006
Author: Christopher W. Loftis, PhD

Medicaid in 2006: A Trip Down the Yellow Brick Road?
Forum Session — May 16, 2006
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Medicaid in 2006: A Trip Down the Yellow Brick Road?
Issue Brief No. 810 — March 29, 2006
Author: Jennifer Ryan

One Pill, Many Prices: Variation in Prescription Drug Prices in Selected Government Programs
Issue Brief No. 807 — August 29, 2005
Author: Dawn M. Gencarelli

Children with Special Health Care Needs: Minding the Gaps
Background Paper — June 27, 2005
Author: Christie Provost Peters

“Making Medicaid Work for the 21st Century”—Discussion of a Report from the National Academy for State Health Policy
Forum Session — February 18, 2005
Author: Judith D. Moore

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — January 13–14, 2005
Authors: Nora Super & Jennifer Ryan

Children with Mental Disorders: Finding Effective Care Within the Systems That Serve Them
Forum Session — November 30, 2004
Author: Jane Koppelman, Consultant

The Provider System for Children's Mental Health: Workforce Capacity and Effective Treatment
Issue Brief No. 801 — October 26, 2004
Author: Jane Koppelman, Consultant

Community Health Centers: Strategies for Success
Forum Session — September 30, 2004
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Medicaid's Disproportionate Share Hospital Program: Complex Structure, Critical Payments
Background Paper — September 14, 2004
Author: Robert E. Mechanic, Consultant

Fundamentals of Community Health Centers
Background Paper — August 31, 2004
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Children with Mental Disorders: Making Sense of Their Needs and the Systems That Help Them
Issue Brief No. 799 — June 4, 2004
Author: Jane Koppelman, Consultant

The Health Care Safety Net in South Carolina: A Test of Tenacity
Site Visit — February 17–19, 2004
Authors: Jennifer Ryan & Randy A. Desonia

Sailing SCHIP through Troubled Waters: A View from the States
Forum Session — December 5, 2003
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Expanding Community-Based Care: Is the Olmstead Decision Making a Difference?
Forum Session — November 25, 2003
Author: Randy A. Desonia

Sailing SCHIP through Troubled Waters
Issue Brief No. 795 — November 13, 2003
Author: Jennifer Ryan

The State Fiscal Crisis: A New Fiscal Reality Emerges
Forum Session — October 17, 2003
Author: Randy A. Desonia

Shaping Public Programs through Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Waivers: The Fundamentals
Background Paper — September 15, 2003
Author: Cynthia Shirk, Consultant

Medicaid Prescription Drug Coverage: State Efforts to Control Costs
Forum Session — June 17, 2003
Author: Dawn M. Gencarelli

Improving Oral Health: Promise and Prospects
Background Paper — June 13, 2003
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Medicaid Prescription Drug Coverage: State Efforts to Control Costs
Issue Brief No. 790 — May 10, 2003
Author: Dawn M. Gencarelli

"Medicaidization" of Mental Health
Forum Session — April 9, 2003
Author: Ginger P. Parra

Is Community Care a Civil Right? The Unfolding Saga of the Olmstead Decision
Background Paper — March 12, 2003
Author: Randy A. Desonia

Medicaid in 2003: Weathering the Perfect Storm
Forum Session — February 7, 2003
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — January 23–24, 2003
Authors: Nora Super & Jennifer Ryan

Pharmacy Plus Waivers: Incrementalism at Work
Forum Session — November 19, 2002
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Running on Empty: The State Fiscal Crisis Worsens
Forum Session — October 18, 2002
Author: Randy A. Desonia

Running on Empty: The State Budget Crisis Worsens
Issue Brief No. 783 — September 25, 2002
Author: Randy A. Desonia

Managing Advanced Illness: A Quality and Cost Challenge to Medicare, Medicaid, and Private Insurers
Forum Session — July 18, 2002
Author: Karen Matherlee

Average Wholesale Price for Prescription Drugs: Is There a More Appropriate Pricing Mechanism?
Forum Session — July 12, 2002
Author: Dawn M. Gencarelli

1115 Ways to Waive Medicaid and SCHIP Rules: A Conversation about Change
Forum Session — June 27, 2002
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Managing Advanced Illness: A Quality and Cost Challenge to Medicare, Medicaid, and Private Insurers
Issue Brief No. 779 — June 20, 2002
Author: Karen Matherlee

1115 Ways to Waive Medicaid and SCHIP Rules
Issue Brief No. 777 — June 13, 2002
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Average Wholesale Price for Prescription Drugs: Is There a More Appropriate Pricing Mechanism?
Issue Brief No. 775 — June 7, 2002
Author: Dawn M. Gencarelli

The Federal-State Struggle over Medicaid Matching Funds: An Update
Background Paper — May 31, 2002
Author: Karen Matherlee

Consumer Direction in Long-Term Care: Implications for Caregivers
Forum Session — April 12, 2002
Author: Nora Super

The Disappearing State Surpluses: How Come, How Long, and How Will They Affect Social Service Programs?
Issue Brief No. 769 — October 30, 2001
Author: Randy A. Desonia

The Disappearing State Surpluses: How Come, How Long, and How Will They Affect Social Service Programs?
Forum Session — October 30, 2001
Author: Randy A. Desonia

Primary Care Case Management: Lessons for Medicare?
Issue Brief No. 768 — October 5, 2001
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Primary Care Case Management: Lessons for Medicare?
Forum Session — October 5, 2001
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Perspectives on the Financial Underpinnings of the Safety Net: No Margin, No Mission
Forum Session — June 5, 2001
Author: Richard Hegner

The Health Care Safety Net in a Time of Fiscal Pressures
Background Paper — April 2001
Author: Richard Hegner

The Federal-State Medicaid Match: An Ongoing Tug-of-War over Practice and Policy
Issue Brief No. 760 — December 15, 2000
Author: Karen Matherlee

The Federal-State Medicaid Match: An Ongoing Tug-of-War over Practice and Policy
Forum Session — December 15, 2000
Author: Karen Matherlee

SCHIP in the Formative Years: An Update
Issue Brief No. 759 — September 21, 2000
Author: Judith D. Moore

SCHIP in the Formative Years: An Update
Forum Session — September 21, 2000
Author: Judith D. Moore

Using SCHIP to Subsidize Employment-Based Coverage: How Far Can This Strategy Go?
Forum Session — June 26, 2000
Author: Karl Polzer

Using SCHIP to Subsidize Employment-Based Coverage: How Far Can This Strategy Go?
Background Paper — June 2000
Author: Karl Polzer

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