Medicaid & CHIP

State Initiatives

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

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

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

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

Implementing Pediatric Medical Homes: Challenges of Improving Primary Care for Children
Forum Session — November 8, 2013
Author: Eileen Salinsky, MBA, Consultant

The Future of CHIP
Forum Session — November 1, 2013
Author: Eileen Salinsky, MBA, Consultant

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

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

Assisted Living: Facilities, Financing, and Oversight
The Basics — January 29, 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

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

Rocky Mountain Highs and Lows: Efforts to Improve Health and Reduce Costs in Denver
Site Visit — May 31–June 2, 2011
Authors: Michele J. Orza, ScD & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

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

Medicare and Medicaid Dual Eligibles: Meeting Diverse, Complex, and Costly Needs
Forum Session — July 23, 2010
Author: Christie Provost Peters

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

Oral Health Checkup: Progress in Tough Fiscal Times?
Issue Brief No. 836 — March 29, 2010
Author: Cynthia Shirk, Consultant

Health Information Exchange: Building the Infrastructure for Better Care
Forum Session — January 14, 2010
Authors: Rob Cunningham, Consultant & Lisa Sprague, MBA

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

Building the Medical Home: Under Construction in the States
Forum Session — June 5, 2009
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

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

Exploring Comparative Effectiveness: Lessons from Across the States and Around the World
Forum Session — February 27, 2009
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

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

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

Tending to Richmond's Children: Community Strategies to Bridge Service Gaps
Site Visit — October 23–24, 2008
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Covering All Kids: States Setting the Pace
Issue Brief No. 826 — September 30, 2008
Authors: Jennifer Ryan & Safiya Mojerie

Universal Coverage for Children: States Setting the Pace
Forum Session — September 19, 2008
Authors: Jennifer Ryan & Safiya Mojerie

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 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

Competition and Collaboration, Chicago-Style
Site Visit — March 16–18, 2008
Authors: Laura A. Dummit & Lisa Sprague, MBA

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

Trading Places: Real Choice Systems Change Grants and the Movement to Community-Based Long-Term Care Supports
Issue Brief No. 822 — May 30, 2007
Author: Cynthia Shirk, Consultant

Fairfax County's Commitment: A Housing and Health Continuum for Seniors
Site Visit — March 2, 2007
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Lisa Sprague, MBA

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

Health Care for All in Massachusetts: Implications for a Changing Safety Net
Forum Session — June 20, 2006
Authors: Laura A. Dummit & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Rebalancing Long-Term Care: The Role of the Medicaid HCBS Waiver Program
Background Paper — March 3, 2006
Author: Cynthia Shirk, Consultant

The Changing Face of Medicaid: Contemplating New Approaches to Benefits and Cost Sharing
Forum Session — November 10, 2005
Author: Jennifer Ryan

A Report from the Forum Session “Implementing the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: Continuing Challenges for States”
Meeting Report — September 22, 2005
Author: Lee Partridge, Consultant

Implementing the New Medicare Drug Benefit: Continuing Challenges For States
Forum Session — July 12, 2005
Author: Judith D. Moore

“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

A Report from the Forum Session "Implementing the New Medicare Drug Benefit: Challenges and Opportunities for States"
Meeting Report — August 31, 2004
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Jennifer Ryan

Implementing the New Medicare Drug Benefit: Challenges and Opportunities for States
Forum Session — July 22, 2004
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Jennifer Ryan

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

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

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

Doing It RIte: Exploring a Decade of Health Coverage Innovation (Rhode Island)
Site Visit — May 27–29, 2003
Authors: Jennifer Ryan & Ginger P. Parra

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

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

The Medicare and Medicaid Intersection: Caring for Arizona's Seniors
Site Visit — November 12–14, 2002
Authors: Nora Super, Lisa Sprague, MBA & Judith D. Moore

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

SCHIP Turns Five: Taking Stock, Moving Ahead
Forum Session — September 5, 2002
Author: Jennifer Ryan

SCHIP Turns Five: Taking Stock, Moving Ahead
Issue Brief No. 781 — August 15, 2002
Author: Jennifer Ryan

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

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

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

Child and Family Health Initiatives in the Bay Area
Site Visit — April 2–4, 2002
Authors: Jennifer Ryan & Wakina Scott

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

Health Insurance Family Style: Public Approaches to Reaching the Uninsured
Issue Brief No. 767 — September 24, 2001
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Health Insurance Family Style: Public Approaches to Reaching the Uninsured
Forum Session — September 24, 2001
Author: Jennifer Ryan

SCHIPing Away at the Uninsured: Lessons from State Flexibility
NHPF/NASHP Session — March 30, 2001
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Caring for the Elderly: Oregon's Pioneers (Portland, Oregon)
Site Visit — November 13–15, 2000
Authors: Nora Super & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Insuring Virginia's Children: Local Outreach and Enrollment (Northern Virginia)
Site Visit — August 3, 2000
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Judith D. Moore

Reinventing Medicaid: Hoosier Healthwise and Children's Health Insurance in Indiana
Site Visit — April 17–19, 2000
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Site Visit to Arizona — Managed Medicaid: Arizona's AHCCCS Experience
Site Visit — January 11–14, 2000
Authors: Nora Super, Lisa Sprague, MBA & Judith D. Moore

The State Children's Health Insurance Program: How Much Latitude Do the States Really Have?
Issue Brief No. 725 — October 1, 1998
Author: Richard Hegner

The State Children's Health Insurance Program: How Much Latitude Do the States Really Have?
Forum Session — October 1, 1998
Author: Richard Hegner

Site Visit to New Jersey — State and County Experiences with Welfare Reform and Access to Health Care
Site Visit — May 26–28,1998
Authors: Michael Anzick & Richard Hegner

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