Safety Net

Delivery System & Financing

Safety Net Hospitals Post ACA Implementation: Improving or At Risk?
Forum Session — April 17, 2015
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

Shifting Sands: Health Center Finances Under Health Reform
Forum Session — March 20, 2015
Author: Eileen Salinsky, MBA, Consultant

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

Community Collaboration to Improve Population Health
Forum Session — January 30, 2015
Author: Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP

Health Care in the Motor City: Thriving or Surviving?
Site Visit — February 19–20, 2014
Authors: Sally Coberly, PhD & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Consultant

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

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

Restructuring Medicare Cost Sharing: Exploring Options to Protect Low-Income Beneficiaries
Forum Session — August 2, 2013
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

The Affordable Care Act and HIV/AIDS: Implications for Coverage, Access to Care, and Payment
Forum Session — July 19, 2013
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Hospital Community Health Needs Assessment: An Analytic Approach to Community Benefits
Forum Session — June 28, 2013
Author: Eileen Salinsky, Consultant

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

EMS "Hot Spotting": San Diego's Experience Creating a System of Care for Frequent Users of Emergency Medical Services
Forum Session — June 14, 2013
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Can I Get a Break? Hospital Financial Assistance, Billing, and Debt Collection
Forum Session — April 26, 2013
Author: Eileen Salinsky, Consultant

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

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

Safety Net Integration: Tackling Fragmentation While Improving Access to Care and Efficiency
Forum Session — December 7, 2012
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

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

Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS): Arlington County's Integrated Approach
Site Visit — April 13, 2012
Authors: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA & Lisa Sprague, MBA

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

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

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

Managed Care for Medicaid Beneficiaries with Disabilities: How Does It Work?
Forum Session — May 6, 2011
Author: Judith D. Moore

Pioneering Transformation: Treating Chronic and Complex Disease in Underserved Areas
Forum Session — April 8, 2011
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

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

Insurer-Provider Payment Negotiations: Implications for Health Spending
Forum Session — December 10, 2010
Author: Mary Ellen Stahlman

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

Pioneering Transformation: Technology, Data, and Safety Net Outcomes
Forum Session — November 18, 2010
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

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

Governmental Public Health: An Overview of State and Local Public Health Agencies
Background Paper No. 77 — August 18, 2010
Author: Eileen Salinsky, Consultant

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

Focus on Reform: Public Health Provisions
Forum Session — June 25, 2010
Authors: Jessamy Taylor, MPP & Michele J. Orza, ScD

Incorporating Innovations in Health Care: Workforce Implications
Forum Session — June 11, 2010
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

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

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

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

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
The Basics — March 10, 2010
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

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

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

Resilience and Renaissance: Efforts to Rebuild a Healthier New Orleans
Site Visit — May 26–28, 2009
Authors: Michele J. Orza, ScD & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Resilience and Renaissance: Efforts to Rebuild a Healthier New Orleans - A Pre-Site Visit Briefing
Special Briefing — May 14, 2009
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

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

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

Health Care Safety Net Innovators: Forging Ahead, Though Challenges Persist
Forum Session — January 11, 2008
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

The Prescription Drug Safety Net: Access to Pharmaceuticals for the Uninsured
Background Paper — May 9, 2007
Author: Jack Hoadley, PhD

Not All Smiles: Access to Oral Health Care for Low-Income Children
Forum Session — April 20, 2007
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

What Have You Done for Me Lately? Assessing Hospital Community Benefit
Issue Brief No. 821 — April 19, 2007
Author: Eileen Salinsky

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

Implementing School Health Programs for Better Child Health and Academic Success
Forum Session — March 9, 2007
Author: Christopher W. Loftis, PhD

Canary in the Coal Mine or Crying Wolf? Examining Crowding in America's Emergency Departments
Forum Session — July 27, 2006
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Don't Bring Me Your Tired, Your Poor: The Crowded State of America's Emergency Departments
Issue Brief No. 811 — July 7, 2006
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

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

LA Story: Improving Care Management for the Chronically Ill and Chronically Underserved
Site Visit — April 18–20, 2006
Authors: Eileen Salinsky & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Improving Care Management in Los Angeles: A Site Visit Overview
Special Briefing — April 5, 2006
Authors: Eileen Salinsky, Jessamy Taylor, MPP & Judith D. Moore

Caring for “Ryan White”: Balancing Quality, Access, Equity, and Finite Resources
Forum Session — March 14, 2006
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Local Coverage Initiatives: Solution or Band-Aid for the Uninsured?
Forum Session — September 30, 2005
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Caring for "Ryan White": The Fundamentals of HIV/AIDS Treatment Policy
Background Paper — August 22, 2005
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Local Coverage Initiatives: Solution or Band-Aid for the Uninsured?
Issue Brief No. 803 — June 29, 2005
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Walk in My Shoes™: Navigating the Health Care System
Simulation — June 24, 2005
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Exploring California's Rural Health System: From the Redwood Forests to the Baja Border
Site Visit — March 29–31, 2005
Authors: Eileen Salinsky & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

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

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

Necessary but Not Sufficient? Physician Volunteerism and the Health Care Safety Net
Forum Session — April 2, 2004
Author: Eileen Salinsky

Necessary but Not Sufficient? Physician Volunteerism and the Health Care Safety Net
Background Paper — March 10, 2004
Author: Eileen Salinsky

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

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

Checking the Vital Signs of the Health Care Safety Net
Forum Session — September 29, 2003
Author: Eileen Salinsky

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

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

Mission Possible? Maintaining the Safety Net in Urban and Rural Colorado
Site Visit — August 20–22, 2001
Author: Karen Matherlee

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

Perspectives on the Safety Net: Providers and Patients in Jeopardy
Forum Session — May 3, 2001
Author: Richard Hegner

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

The Nursing Center in Concept and Practice: Delivery and Financing Issues in Serving Vulnerable People
Issue Brief No. 746 — September 13, 1999
Author: Karen Matherlee

The Nursing Center in Concept and Practice: Delivery and Financing Issues in Serving Vulnerable People
Forum Session — September 13, 1999
Author: Karen Matherlee

Site Visit to Utah and Nevada — Essential Community Health Services on the Frontier
Site Visit — October 27–30, 1998
Authors: Karen Matherlee & Michael Anzick

Site Visit to Philadelphia — Providing Community-Based Primary Care: Nursing Centers, CHCs, and Other Initiatives
Site Visit — March 30–31, 1998
Author: Karen Matherlee

Restructuring the VA Health Care System: Safety Net, Training, and Other Considerations
Issue Brief No. 716 — March 25, 1998
Author: Barbara Skydell

Restructuring the VA Health Care System: Safety Net, Training, and Other Considerations
Forum Session — March 25, 1998
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