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The following is a list of briefings, documents, and publications that have been ranked by the Alliance for Health Reform in order of relevance, 10 being "Exclusively Related" to the issue, to 5 being "Somewhat Related" to the issue. Webcasts, transcripts and resource materials can be downloaded for each briefing listed.
 
RankTypeDescription
10Briefing  Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports: Are More Caution and Oversight Needed? , 8/3/2012
Medicaid can be as much as 25 percent or more of a stateís expenditures -- a share that appears to be rising, not shrinking. In 2011 Medicaid accounted for 24 percent of total state spending, including federal grants. To address their budgetary challenges, an increasing number of states are turning to Medicaid managed care. As of 2009, 47 percent of all Medicaid beneficiaries were enrolled in a managed care plan. Looking to save money in categories where the most is being spent, more states are starting to enroll older beneficiaries and those with disabilities in such plans, not just for acute care services, but for long-term services and supports (LTSS). Who is being served by Medicaid managed care? How is enrollment determined? Does it cover a full range of long-term services and supports including home and community based services? Are these programs providing high quality, efficient care? Is there sufficient state oversight of these programs? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and AARP are sponsoring an August 3 luncheon briefing. 
10Briefing  Health Care After the Supreme Court Decision: What's Next?, 7/9/2012
The Supreme Court has ruled on the constitutionality of the health reform law. But many provisions in the law require specific actions to be taken and deadlines to be met by states, providers and others in order to implement various aspects of health reform scheduled to take effect in January, 2014. How many states will be ready to open the doors of their health insurance exchanges on schedule? Will the federal government be prepared to administer such exchanges in states that are not building their own? Will states that choose to participate in the Medicaid expansion be ready to cover the newly eligible? Will some states likely choose not to participate in the expansion? To answer these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Family Foundation cosponsored a July 9 luncheon briefing. 
10Briefing  Program Integrity: How Much Money Can Combating Health Care Fraud and Abuse Save? , 3/5/2012
Headlines regularly call attention to pockets of fraudulent activity in the health care area--scams that amount to millions and potentially billions of dollars. The stories typically focus on catching the crooks but not so much on efforts to prevent fraud, waste and abuse in health care programs. Both types of efforts are important. With continued concerns about rising health care costs and the current focus on deficit reduction, how much money can be saved and put to better use by reducing waste, abuse and outright fraud? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Centene Corporation sponsored a March 5 briefing. The focus was not so much on the criminal aspect of the problem, but rather on how to coordinate the efforts of Medicaid, Medicare, the private sector and others to prevent and combat the waste, fraud and abuse. 
10Briefing  Integrating Care for Dual Eligibles: What Do Consumers Want? , 12/12/2011
The 9 million beneficiaries dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid are generally poorer and sicker than other Medicare beneficiaries, tend to use more health care services, and thus account for a disproportionate share of spending in both programs. Many deficit reduction plans under recent discussion have recognized the need to improve care for this population and provide care in a more cost-effective way.How do Medicaid and Medicare coordinate payment and care for people covered by both programs? Are HHS initiatives encouraging innovations to integrate care for dual eligible beneficiaries? What kinds of programs are currently available? What do consumers think about fee-for-service plans, special needs plans or other programs in which they are currently enrolled? What lessons for program design can policy makers learn from the attitudes of consumers? To answer these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and the AARP Public Policy Institute sponsored a December 12 briefing.  
10Briefing  Inside Deficit Reduction: What it Means for Medicaid, 11/10/2011
Medicaid currently provides health and long-term care to 68 million Americans, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would significantly expand Medicaid beginning in 2014. As a countercyclical program, Medicaid typically faces increased enrollment at the same time that states are looking to cut their budgets. Although the Budget Control Act of 2011 exempts safety-net programs like Medicaid from across-the-board cuts, Medicaid has remained a keenly debated topic in discussions of how to reduce the deficit. Which proposals affecting Medicaid might receive serious consideration by the ďsuper committeeĒ in its quest to find $1.2 trillion or more in savings by its November 23 deadline? What impact would these changes have on the populations served by this program, providers, and states? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and four cosponsors presented a November 10 briefing. 
10Briefing  Medicaid Innovations: Can Managed Care Cut Costs and Improve Value?, 10/28/2011
According to a recent survey, a number of states have expressed interest in expanding managed care approaches within their Medicaid programs. But while managed care may present an opportunity for better delivery of care, it presents challenges within certain populations and geographic areas. What are the different models for managed care within the Medicaid program? What impact would these changes have on beneficiaries, providers and health plans? What have we learned from past efforts to expand managed care? How are states planning to use managed care to prepare for 2014, when 16 million newly qualified beneficiaries begin enrolling in Medicaid as authorized by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Centene Corporation sponsored an October 28 briefing.  
10Briefing  Strengthening Medicaid with Health Information Technology: Are Providers & States Up to the Challenge? , 8/1/2011
Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, providers can receive Medicare and Medicaid payment incentives when they adopt electronic health records and demonstrate their ďmeaningful use.Ē Additionally, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires states to establish a website by 2014 for Medicaid beneficiaries to electronically enroll and renew coverage. Yet many challenges remain so that health information technology (HIT) can help the Medicaid program operate more effectively. This briefing explored such challenges and spotlighted some pioneers in the field.  
10Briefing  The Innovation Center: How Much Can It Improve Quality and Reduce Costs Ė and How Quickly?, 7/18/2011
The new Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation seeks to test innovative health care payment and service delivery models that can potentially enhance quality of care for beneficiaries while reducing costs. How is CMMI planning to administer its $10 billion in funding? What early projects is the center undertaking? These questions and others were addressed at a July 18 briefing cosponsored by The Commonwealth Fund.  
10Briefing  Caring for People Covered by Both Medicare and Medicaid: A Primer on Dually Eligible Beneficiaries, 6/3/2011
This was an introductory session designed to inform the staff of new members of Congress both in Washington and in district or state offices about the people who receive benefits from both the Medicaid and Medicare programs (often called ďdual eligiblesĒ). The briefing was designed to be helpful to staff members unfamiliar with this important issue. A distinguished panel addressed such basic questions as: Who is dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid? What are the characteristics and needs of this population? How do Medicaid and Medicare coordinate payment and care for this population? What federal and state barriers complicate these efforts? What is being done to address these challenges? This briefing, cosponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation's Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (KCMU), answered these and other questions.  
10Briefing  Keeping Coverage Continuous: Smoothing the Path between Medicaid and the Exchange, 5/20/2011
When fully implemented, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will increase the number of insured Americans primarily through Medicaid expansion and the creation of state-based insurance exchanges. A key design challenge for those implementing the reform law is how to manage churning, when people cycle in and out of public programs as their income varies. What approaches are states and the federal government taking to minimize the disruption from churning? Will people be able to keep their provider as they move across the Medicaid-exchange divide? How can private insurers and Medicaid overcome possible technical and cultural barriers to a cooperative working relationship? To answer these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund sponsored a May 20 luncheon briefing. 
10Briefing  Medicaid: A Primer on the Federal-State Partnership, 3/4/2011
Medicaid will play a major role in extending coverage to millions of uninsured people in 2014 through provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. More than 16 million newly qualified individuals are expected to enroll as a result of the law. What is Medicaid and what is its role in the health care system? Who is eligible and what benefits are covered? How is the program administered? How much does Medicaid cost and how is it financed? What is Medicaid's role in health reform? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured sponsored a March 4 briefing.  
10Briefing  The New Health Reform Law and Medicaid, 4/23/2010
This briefing, cosponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation, is part of our ongoing series to explore the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HCERA). A panel of well-qualified experts explained how the two health reform laws affect Medicaid, and to answered a variety of questions about topics such as Medicaid eligibility, financing, and other implementation issues. 
10Briefing  From Crunch to Crisis: State Budgets, Medicaid and the Economy, 2/22/2010
Medicaid programs are feeling the strain as enrollment grows while state revenues come in lower than projected. How are Medicaid directors coping? How is the recession affecting low-income individuals and families? This briefing, cosponsored by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, addressed these and related questions.  
10Briefing  Medicaid 101: A Primer on the Health Insurance Program for Low-Income Americans, 4/16/2007
Medicaid is a joint state and federal program. It covers nearly 55 million individuals Ė children, adults with children, elderly and disabled individuals and cost nearly $300 billion in combined state and federal spending in 2006.  
10Document  Source List, 11/10/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Materials List, 11/10/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Speaker Bios, 11/10/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Agenda, 11/10/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Allison Presentation, 11/10/2011
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10Document  Chernof Presentation, 11/10/2011
 (PowerPoint)
10Document  McCann Presentation, 11/10/2011
 (PowerPoint)
10Document  Rowland Presentation, 11/10/2011
 (PowerPoint)
10Briefing TranscriptTranscript, 11/10/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
10Document  Allison Presentation: The State of Medicaid Programs, 3/3/2011
 (PowerPoint)
10Document  Haskins Presentation: Medicaid- Diverse Benefits but High and Growing Costs, 3/3/2011
 (PowerPoint)
10Document  Cindy Mann presentation, 4/23/2010
 (PowerPoint)
10Document  Robin Rudowitz Presentation, 4/23/2010
 (PowerPoint)
10Document  Vernon Smith Presentation, 4/23/2010
 (PowerPoint)
10Briefing TranscriptTranscript, 4/23/2010
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
10Document  Robin Rudowitz Presentation, 2/22/2010
 (PowerPoint)
10Document  Speaker Biographies, 12/1/2009
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Selected Experts, 12/1/2009
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Sourcelist: Medicaid 101: A Primer on the Health Insurance , 4/16/2007
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Document  Speaker Biographies: Medicaid 101, 4/16/2007
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Briefing TranscriptTranscript: Medicaid 101, 4/16/2007
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Other PublicationCovering Health Issues, 6th Edition (2011 update) - complete book, 5/10/2011
The 200-page Alliance sourcebook, "Covering Health Issues," has been completely updated. Written with reporters in mind,"Covering Health Issues" is useful for anyone looking for concise information on health policy issues, and experts from across the political spectrum. Chapters contain fast facts, background, tips for reporters, story ideas and experts with contact information. The book also includes an extensive glossary and ideas for TV and radio reporters. Supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10ToolkitA Reporter's Toolkit: Medicaid, 11/9/2007
A Reporter's Toolkit: Medicaid This toolkit, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will help you understand who the Medicaid program covers, how it is financed, how it differs from Medicare, how states can alter Medicaid through federal waivers, and what the future holds for the program. This resource also offers key facts, brief background, story ideas, selected experts with contact information, selected websites and a glossary. (Webpage)
10Issue BriefSCHIP and Medicaid Enrollment: What's Next?, 4/1/2006
The State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) has been quite successful, with a monthly average of 4.2 million children covered by the program in 2005 -- double the figure in 2000. Likewise, the number of children covered by Medicaid has climbed steadily. But the job of signing up all eligible children for these two programs is far from complete. This issue brief documents the successes and challenges of SCHIP and Medicaid as congress gears up to consider the future of SCHIP in 2007. (For a Microsoft Word version with endnotes and links to most sources used in writing this issue brief, go to http://www.allhealth.org/publications/pub_20.doc). (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Other PublicationLa Cobertura de Temas de Salud, 10/1/2004
Written with journalists in mind, this 220-page book in Spanish is useful to anyone interested in health policy issues. Each chapter includes key facts, story ideas, expert sources and helpful websites. The book also includes a glossary of terms related to health coverage.  (Other)
10Other PublicationSourcebook 2004 - Chapter 7: Medicaid, 9/1/2004
This chapter from the Alliance sourcebook, ďCovering Health Issues, 2004Ē presents key facts, background, story ideas, experts and websites on the subject of Medicaid. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
10Offsite Document  Covering Health Issues, 5th Edition -- Updated, 6/1/2010
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  Medicaid Expansion -- The Soft Underbelly of Health Care Reform?, 11/25/2010
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine  (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  2010 Actuarial Report on the Financial Outlook for Medicaid, 12/1/2010
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine  (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  What if states ditch Medicaid?, 11/8/2010
 - Source: The Washington Post-Ezra Klein Blog (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  Medicaid: A Primer 2010, 6/1/2010
 - Source: The Washington Post-Ezra Klein Blog Adobe Acrobat PDF
10Offsite Document  Bending the Health Care Cost Curve: Focusing Only on Federal Budget Outlays Wonít Solve the Problem, 1/28/2011
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund Blog (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  Medicaid: A Lifeline for Blacks and Latinos with Serious Health Care Needs, 10/1/2011
 - Source: Families USA (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  Updates on State Budgets in Recession and Recovery, 11/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  A Profile of Medicaid Managed Care Programs in 2010: Findings from a 50-State Survey, 9/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
10Offsite Document  Republican Consensus Recommendations to The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, 10/1/2011
 - Source: US Senate Committee on Finance (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  Proposal to Establish Federal Medicaid Blended Rate‟ Would Shift Significant Costs to States, 6/24/2011
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  Untangling Medicaid Myths, 11/7/2011
 - Source: The Boston Globe (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  Governors Scramble to Rein in Medicaid, 2/28/2011
 - Source: The Wall Street Journal (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  Recommendations to The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, 10/13/2011
 - Source: US House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  The Medicaid Program at a Glance, 9/1/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
10Offsite Document  Implementing the ACAís Medicaid-Related Health Reform Provisions after the Supreme Courtís Decision, 11/1/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
10Offsite Document  The Supreme Court and the Future of Medicaid, 9/13/2012
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  Medicaid Expansion: Framing and Planning a Financial Impact Analysis, 9/27/2012
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  The Supreme Court and Health Reform, 9/27/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Health Policy Brief (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  Where Each State Stands on ACAís Medicaid Expansion: A Roundup of What Each Stateís Leadership Has Said about Their Medicaid Plans, 11/19/2012
 - Source: The Advisory Board Company (Unknown File Type)
10Offsite Document  Mortality and Access to Care among Adults after State Medicaid Expansions, 9/13/2012
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
9Briefing  The Alphabet Soup of Care Delivery Transformation, 9/10/2012
There is widespread agreement that the current health care delivery system is fragmented. Your primary care physician may be the last to know what your cardiologist is doing, or your radiologist or pharmacist, for that matter. However, change is in the works. Both the private and public sectors are testing various care delivery transformation models to improve quality, reduce morbidity and mortality, and contain the costs of treatment. The alphabet soup includes Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Patient Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs) and other models. What do these acronyms signify? Which care coordination models is CMS supporting? Has the Innovation Center found any promising practices that may be scalable? Have these models shown a reduction in spending? Improvements in quality of care? How is improvement being measured? To answer these important questions and related ones, the Alliance for Health Reform and WellPoint, Inc. sponsored a September 10 briefing. 
9Briefing  Oral Health: Putting Teeth into the Health Care System, 8/17/2012
More than 100 million Americans lack oral health coverage, and therefore have impaired access to dental care. Whatís more, poor oral health is an integral factor in physical health, associated with conditions such as diabetes, heart and lung disease, stroke and preterm birth. So regular detection and treatment of oral health problems Ė which are received more regularly by those with coverage Ė can improve physical health and quality of life. What does the lack of oral health access cost states? What are different states doing to improve access? With 15 percent of the U.S. population living in dental ďHealth Professional Shortage Areas,Ē how can dental workforce shortages be addressed? How can collaborations between dentists and primary care physicians strengthen oral health care in the U.S.? What provisions under PPACA will impact oral health care? What is the status of the oral health demonstration projects authorized by the Act? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) sponsored an August 17 briefing. 
9Briefing  Taking the Long View: Story Ideas After the Supreme Court's Health Reform Decision, 7/19/2012
Itís been said that the Supreme Courtís ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will keep legions of lawyers employed for years to come. The same could be said for health reporters, political writers, bloggers, editorialists, talk show bookers, TV news producers and documentary makers. Rather than dousing controversy about the health reform law, the 5-4 decision has sparked more controversy. Dozens of questions remain Ė questions which media audiences will want answered. This briefing, cosponsored by the Alliance and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provided reporters with dozens of story ideas for months to come.  
9Briefing  A Reporter's Guide to the Supreme Court Arguments on Health Reform , 3/15/2012
The constitutional challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act finally come to a head the week of March 26. Thus far, there is no consensus on how the justices will rule. Will they strike down the individual mandate and leave the rest of the law intact? Will they alter or strike the Medicaid expansions in the law? Will they decide that no one will have standing to challenge the law until someone has to pay a penalty in 2015 for not being insured? To address these questions and others, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation sponsored a March 15 briefing for reporters.  
9Briefing  Inside Deficit Reduction: What It Means for Health Care, 9/12/2011
After much heated debate on the U.S. debt limit, the Budget Control Act of 2011, containing more than $900 billion in spending reductions over 10 years, was passed on August 2. What exactly is called for in the law? What are the implications for health care programs, including Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and four cosponsors presented a September 12 luncheon briefing. Cosponsors were The Commonwealth Fund, the Kaiser Family Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The SCAN Foundation.  
9Briefing  Getting the Most Bang for Our Post-Health Reform Buck: Enrolling and Retaining Everyone Whoís Eligible, 12/1/2009
One of the main goals of health reform is to increase access to health care. Frequently overlooked in this effort is finding effective and efficient mechanisms for determining eligibility and enrolling those who are eligible for existing public programs, primarily Medicaid and the the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). How can recruitment and enrollment be streamlined? How can enrollment in public programs affect statesí budgets? To answer these questions and others, the Alliance for Health Reform and PhRMA sponsored a December 1 briefing.  
9Document  Source List, 8/3/2012
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9Document  Materials List, 8/3/2012
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9Document  Dan Hawkins' Presentation, 7/23/2012
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9Document  Safety Net Hospitals Event Summary, 6/18/2012
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Agenda, 12/12/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Speaker Bios, 12/12/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Materials List, 12/12/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Barnette Presentation, 12/12/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (PowerPoint)
9Document  Flowers Presentation, 12/12/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (PowerPoint)
9Document  Altman Moore Presentation, 12/12/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (PowerPoint)
9Document  Gore Presentation, 12/12/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (PowerPoint)
9Document  Event Summary, 10/28/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Materials List, 10/28/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Agenda, 10/28/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Sourcelist, 10/28/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Speaker Bios, 10/28/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Mason Presentation, 10/28/2011
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Smith Presentation, 10/28/2011
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Feder Presentation, 10/28/2011
 (PowerPoint)
9Briefing TranscriptInside Deficit Reduction: What It Means for Health Care, 9/12/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Sourcelist: Strengthening Medicaid with Health Information Technology, 8/1/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Briefing TranscriptStrengthening Medicaid with Health Information Technology: Are Providers & States Up to the Challenge?, 8/1/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Source List: The Innovation Center: How Much Can It Improve Quality and Reduce Costs Ė and How Quickly?, 7/18/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Barbara Lyons Presentation, 6/3/2011
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Melanie Bella Presentation, 6/3/2011
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9Document  Scott Leitz Presentation, 6/3/2011
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Shawn Bloom Presentation, 6/3/2011
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Jack Meyer Presentation, 6/3/2011
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Mann Presentation: Medicaid and CHIP- On the Road to Reform, 3/3/2011
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  The Future of Children's Health Coverage, 6/8/2010
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, 3/30/2010
 - Source: CRS Summary: Medicare Related Excerpts (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Experts Source List- Medicaid: A Primer on the Federal-State Partnership, 3/4/2010
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Thomas Betlatch Presentation, 2/22/2010
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Jason Helgerson Presentation, 2/22/2010
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Gwen O'Shea Presentation, 2/22/2010
 (PowerPoint)
9Document  Applying 21st Century Eligibility and Enrollment Methods to National Health Care Reform, 12/1/2009
 - Source: Urban Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Coordinating Medicaid and CHIP, 3/1/2009
 - Source: Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Rowland's Presentation: Medicaid 101, 4/16/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Riley's Presentation: Medicaid 101: Medicaid's Role for Children and Families, 4/16/2007
 - Source: Governor's Office of Health Policy and Finance, Maine (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Crowley's Presentation: Medicaid 101: Medicaid's Role for Seniors and People with Disabilities, 4/16/2007
 - Source: Georgetown Public Policy Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Medicaid: A Primer, 3/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Medicaid at a Glance- Fact Sheet 2007, 3/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Stan Dorn Presentation: Improving Coverage Stability For Kids in Medicaid and SCHIP, 6/16/2006
 - Source: Stan Dorn (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Christine Ferguson Presentation: EPSDT and RIte Care, 9/9/2005
 - Source: Children's Investment Project (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Sara Rosenbaum Presentation: Medicaid EPSDT Benefits, 9/9/2005
 - Source: George Washington University (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Briefing TranscriptHealth Services for Children: The Role of Medicaid and Its Benefits Package, 9/9/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  William Ditto Presentation: Cash and Counseling Congressional Briefing- A State Perspective, 7/29/2005
 - Source: New Jersey Department of Human Services (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Michael O'Grady Presentation: Cash and Counseling Demostration and Evaluation , 7/29/2005
 - Source: ASPE, Departent of Health and Human Services (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Kevin Mahoney Presentation: Cash and Counseling Congressional Briefing , 7/29/2005
 - Source: Cash and Counseling Demonstration and Evaluation  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Briefing TranscriptCash and Counseling- Part of the Long-Term Care Answer? , 7/29/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Document  Diane Rowland Presentation: Medicaid: The Basics , 4/4/2005
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (PowerPoint)
9Document  Alan Weil Presentation: Medicaid Waivers, the MMA & States, 4/4/2005
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy (PowerPoint)
9Document  Rodney Whitlock Presentation: Understanding Medicaid, 4/4/2005
 - Source: Senate Finance Committee Republican Staff (PowerPoint)
9Briefing TranscriptUnderstanding Medicaid, 4/4/2005
 - Source: Kaisernetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9ToolkitThe Presidential Health Care Plans: What You Need to Know, 10/11/2012
Health care is an increasingly important issue in this year's close presidential election, but sorting out what the candidates are proposing - and what it all means - is difficult. The resources in this new Toolkit will help you to move beyond the rhetoric. The debate can be boiled down to three central questions. Should the country continue to implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, should states receive federal block grants to run Medicaid as they wish, and how can the federal government lower costs in Medicare, the health care program for seniors and the disabled?

The Toolkit includes:
  • An explanation of the candidates' positions
  • Key facts about the status of health care coverage, Medicare and Medicaid
  • Links to news articles and reports explaining and analyzing the proposals and listing advisers to the candidates
  • A list of health care experts who understand the plans and their implications
 (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Issue BriefThe Future of Children's Health Coverage, 6/8/2010
This issue brief details the children's coverage expansions in the new health reform law and also the law's potential to strain existing coverage programs for children. Written by Lisa Swirsky of the Alliance for Health Reform and supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Issue BriefCash & Counseling Moves Into the Mainstream, 4/1/2006
"Cash and Counseling" is a way of allowing individuals receiving personal assistance services through Medicaid to have more control over the services they get and who provides them. This issue brief describes how the program works and cites results of a three-state demonstration project. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
9Offsite Document  Current Issues in Medicaid: A Mid-FY2008 Update, 1/28/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid, 11/8/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP): Reauthorization History, 1/28/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Medicaid: Overview and Impact of New Regulations, 2/5/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Medicaid Spending Growth and the Great Recession, 2007 ‚Äď 2009, 2/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  The role of Medicare for the People Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, 1/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Report to Congress on Medicaid and CHIP, 3/1/2011
 - Source: MACPAC (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Cuts Leave Patients With Medicaid Cards, but No Specialist to See, 4/1/2011
 - Source: New York Times (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  How Can California Exchange Minimize 'Churning'?, 3/21/2011
 - Source: California Healthline (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Revisioning Medicaid as Part of New York's Coverage Continuum, 1/1/2011
 - Source: Medicaid Institute at United Hospital Fund (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  HHS Offers Cash to States For Medicaid, 4/14/2011
 - Source: National Journal (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Dual Eligibles With Mental Disorders And Medicare Part D: How Are They Faring?, 5/25/2011
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Federal Register Notice For Public Comment by CMS for Aligning Medicare and Medicaid, 6/16/2011
 - Source: Federal Register (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Developing an Integrated Care Program for Dual Eligibles Using Special Needs Plans, 1/1/2011
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  The Role of Medicare for the People Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, 1/1/2011
 - Source: The Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Dual Eligibles in the Affordable Care Act, 6/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Dual Eligibles: Medicaidís Role for Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries, 6/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  When Care Is Split Between Medicare And Medicaid: KHN Interview With Melanie Bella, 2/24/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Health News (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  From the Beneficiary Perspective: Core Elements to Guide Integrated Care for Dual Eligibles, 12/1/2010
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Report to the Congress: Aligning Incentives in Medicare: Coordinating the Care of Dual-eligible Beneficiaries, 6/1/2010
 - Source: The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE): Key Features, 6/2/2011
 - Source: National PACE Association (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Key Research Findings: Quality Care, Improved Health, Cost Effective, 6/3/2011
 - Source: National PACE Association. (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Minnesota Department of Human Services: National Council on Disability Quarterly Meeting, 7/21/2009
 - Source: National PACE Association. (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Federal agency seeks Medicaid savings with better care, 5/11/2011
 - Source: Reuters (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Minnesota's Senior Health Options Integrates Long-Term and Acute Care, 1/1/2009
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Dual Eligibles: Medicaid Enrollment and Spending for Medicare Beneficiaries in 2007, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundationís Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured. (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  A Model Health Care Delivery System for Medicaid, 6/30/2011
 - Source: New England Journal of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State Medicaid Reform After Obamacare, 11/16/2010
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid, 10/1/2010
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured  Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  CCHP and Partners Urge CMS to Approve Credentialing Rule Change, 7/23/2010
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Dual Eligibilities: Medicaid‚Äôs Role for Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries, 12/1/2010
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Federal Support and Standards for Medicaid and Exchange Information Technology System, 11/3/2010
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid Spending Growth over the Last Decade and the Great Recession, 2000 ‚Äď 2009, 12/1/2011
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Key Questions about Medicaid and its Role in State/Federal Budgets and Health Reform, 1/1/2011
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid and Long-Term Care Services and Supports, 3/1/2011
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Governors Get Advice for Saving on Medicaid, 2/2/2011
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid, 10/1/2010
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  States Leading the Way on Implementation: HHS Awards ‚ÄėEarly Innovator‚Äô Grants to Seven States, 2/16/2011
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  The Basics: Medicaid Financing, 2/4/2011
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Where Are the States Today? Medicaid and CHIP Eligibility Levels for Children and Non-Disabled Adults, 2/1/2011
 - Source: Center for Connected Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicare Coverage Gap Discount Program Beginning in 2011: Revised Part D Sponsor Guidance and Responses to Summary Public Comments on the Draft Guidance. , 5/21/2010
 - Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program Provisions in the New Health Reform Law, 4/7/2010
 - Source: The Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Early Medicaid Expansions under Health Reform, 5/1/2010
 - Source: Families USA Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid Coverage and Spending in Health Reform: National and State-by-State Results for Adults at or below 133% FPL, 5/1/2010
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured  Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid and State Budgets: From Crunch to Cliff, 10/1/2009
 - Source: KFF Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid and the Uninsured, 1/1/2009
 - Source: KFF Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Governors Fear Medicaid Costs in Health Plan, 7/20/2009
 - Source: New York Times (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid, 8/6/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid Performance Bonus, 4/6/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  The Louisiana Experience: Successful Steps to Improve Retention in Medicaid and SCHIP, 2/1/2009
 - Source: Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Medicaid Performance Bonus 5 of 8 Requirements, 4/1/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Improving Enrollment and Retention in Medicaid and CHIP: Federal Options for a Changing Landscape, 8/1/2009
 - Source: Medicaid Institute at United Hospital Fund, Georgetown University Center for Children and Families Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Building Efficient and Effective Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment Systems: Core Requirements to Ensure the Greatest Value for Children and Families, 10/1/2009
 - Source: The Children's Partnership (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Child Friendly? How Texas' Policy Choices Affect Whether Children Get Enrolled and Stay Enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP, 2/1/2009
 - Source: Center for Public Policy Priorities, The Texas Association of Community Health Centers Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Cuts mean no hospice for some near death, 2/1/2010
 - Source: Arizona Daily Star (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Michigan health care groups fear more cuts to Medicaid, 2/1/2010
 - Source: Holland Sentinel (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick proposes to raise $100 million in new taxes, fees, 1/31/2010
 - Source: Masslive.com (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Medicaid in a crunch: A mid fy 2009 update on state Medicaid issues in a recession, 1/1/2010
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid, 9/1/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid and State Budgets: Looking at the Facts, 4/1/2008
 - Source: Georgetown University Health Policy Institute: Center for Children and Families Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  State budgetís Medicaid cuts worry Centra president, 1/17/2010
 - Source: Newsadvance.com (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Medicaid could get billions, 1/31/2010
 - Source: Wall Street Journal (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Precarious Position: States Must Balance Declining Revenues With a Growing Need for Medicaid, 7/1/2008
 - Source: Families USA Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid needs more than a short term fix., 2/2/2010
 - Source: Century Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  State Efforts to cover low-income adults without children, 9/1/2008
 - Source: National Association of State Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Badgercare Plus: Medicaid and Subsidies Under One Umbrella, 8/1/2009
 - Source: National Association of State Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  More Medicaid Means Less Quality Health Care, 4/21/2007
 - Source: Heritage Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  States Should Tap New Tools to Help Medicaid Beneficiaries Maintain Coverage, 3/12/2009
 - Source: CBPP Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  RHODE ISLANDíS MEDICAID PROPOSAL WOULD PUT BENEFICIARIES AT RISK AND UNDERMINE THE FEDERAL-STATE PARTNERSHIP Could Set Dangerous Precedent for Other States, 9/4/2008
 - Source: CBPP Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid Expansion Ignores Statesí Fiscal Crises, 1/5/2010
 - Source: Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document   Medicaid and Childrenís Health Insurance Program Provisions in the New Health Reform Law, 4/7/2010
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document   Medicaid and CHIP Health Reform Implementation Timeline, 4/12/2010
 - Source: Medicaid and CHIP Health Reform Implementation Timeline (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Medicaid Beneficiaries and Access to Care, 4/1/2010
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document   Expanding Medicaid: Coverage for Low-Income Adults Under Health Reform, 4/20/2010
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Explaining Health Care Reform: Questions About Medicaid's Role, 4/1/2010
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  A New Approach to the State-Federal Relationship In Health, 1/16/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Enrollment is Driving Mediciad Costs but Two Targets can Yield Savings, 9/1/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Status of the ACA Medicaid Expansion after Supreme Court Ruling, 11/19/2012
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Comparison of Medicaid Provisions in Deficit-Reduction Proposals, 4/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  How Health Reform's Medicaid Expansion Will Impact State Budgets, 7/25/2012
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Medicaid Eligibility Expansion: Arguments For and Against States Opting for ACA Medicaid Expansion, 9/10/2012
 - Source: The Piper Report (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Medicaid Expansion: States' Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 8/1/2012
 - Source: Government Accountability Office Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  South Carolina's View: The Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion is the Wrong Approach, 9/6/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  How Rick Scott and Rick Perry Could Cost Hospitals Billions, 10/31/2012
 - Source: Forbes (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Rise in Medicaid Costs Slows, 11/26/2012
 - Source: The Columbus Dispatch (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Faces of the Medicaid Expansion: Profiles of Uninsured Adults Who Could Gain Coverage, 11/29/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Faces of Medicaid Expansion: Experiences of Uninsured Adults Who Could Gain Coverage, 11/29/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Issue Brief: State Lawmaker's Guide to Evaluating Medicaid Expansion Projections, 9/7/2012
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  How Will the Medicaid Expansion for Adults Impact Eligibility and Coverage?, 7/1/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Who could fall between the cracks?, 7/3/2012
 - Source: Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  How the Supreme Courtís Medicaid Decision May Affect Health Centers: An Early Estimate, 7/19/2012
 - Source: Geiger Gibson /RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Addressing Chronic Disease through Community Health Workers: A Policy and Systems Level Approach, 1/1/2012
 - Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  States embracing Medicaid managed care, 9/30/2011
 - Source: American Medical News (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Mortality and Access to Care among Adults after State Medicaid Expansions, 9/13/2012
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Medicaid and the Budget Control Act: What Options Will Be Considered?, 10/31/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicaid Financing Issues: Provider Taxes, 5/31/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Emergency Departments, Medicaid Costs, and Access to Primary Care, 6/7/2012
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Federal Mediacid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Allotments: FY2011, 10/1/2011
 - Source: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: State Health Facts (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  The Basics: Medicaid Disproprotionate Share Hospital Payments, 6/15/2009
 - Source: National Health Policy Forum Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Health Reform: Uncompensated Care Costs and Reductions in Medicaid DSH Payments, 10/15/2010
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Affordable Care Act Provisions Relating to the Care of Dually Eligible Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiaries, 5/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Improving the Qualified Medicare Benefit Program for Dual Eligibles, 11/1/2011
 - Source: National Senior Citizens Law Center Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Medicare and Medicaid Alignment: Challenges and Opportunities for Serving Dual Eligibles, 8/1/2011
 - Source: National Senior Citizens Law Center Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Care Management Practices in Integrated Care Models for Dual Eligibles, 10/1/2010
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  DataBrief: Dual Eligibles Across the States, 2/1/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  DataBrief: Dual Eligibles, Chronic Conditions, and Functional Impairment, 10/1/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  DataBrief: Dual Eligibles Ė Health Services Utilization, 2/1/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  DataBrief: Eligibility Pathways for Dual Eligibles, 2/1/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Dual Eligibles: Medicaidís Role for Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries, 5/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Integrating Medicare and Medicaid: State Experience with Dual Eligible Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans, 9/1/2009
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Refocusing Responsibility For Dual Eligibles: Why Medicare Should Take The Lead, 10/1/2011
 - Source: Urban Institute (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Experienced Voices: What Do Dual Eligible Want From Their Care?, 12/1/2011
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  The Role of Medicare for the People Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, 1/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  From the Beneficiary Perspective: Core Elements to Guide Integrated Care for Dual Eligibles, 12/1/2010
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Engaging Consumer Stakeholders to Improve Systems of Care for Dual Eligibles, 12/1/2010
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Communicating the Value of Integrated Care to Stakeholders, 11/1/2011
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies Inc. (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  For Patients in Both Medicare and Medicaid, Care Is Inefficient and Costly, 7/7/2011
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Ensuring Consumer Protection for Dual Eligibles in Integrated Models, 7/1/2011
 - Source: National Senior Citizens Law Center Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Statement of Melanie Bella on Dually-Eligible Beneficiaries: Improving Care While Lowering Costs Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, 9/21/2011
 - Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Texas to reduce Medicaid support for Medicare enrollees, 12/2/2011
 - Source: American Medical News (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Managing the Care of Dual Eligible Beneficiaries: A Review of Selected State Programs and Special Needs Plans, 6/1/2011
 - Source: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  MassHealthís Initiative to Create an Integrated Health Care Model for Dually Eligible Members: Member Focus Group Discussion, 7/21/2011
 - Source: University of Massachusetts Medical School Word Document
9Offsite Document  KanCare: Reinventing Medicaid for Kansas Ė Executive Summary, 11/1/2011
 - Source: State of Kansas Office of the Governor (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Californiaís 2010 Medicaid Waiver Stakeholder Process: Impact and Lessons Learned, 11/1/2011
 - Source: California HealthCare Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Proposal in Response to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation: State Demonstrations to Integrate Care for Dual Eligible Individuals, 1/28/2011
 - Source: Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Strategic Approach to Performance Measurement for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries, 11/1/2011
 - Source: National Quality Forum (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Medicaid MattersÖin Super Committee Deficit Reduction Deliberations, 9/30/2011
 - Source: Paraprofessional Health Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Moving Ahead Amidst Fiscal Challenges: A Look at Medicaid Spending, Coverage and Policy Trends, Results from a 50 State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2011 and 2012, 10/31/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Letter to The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, 10/12/2011
 - Source: America's Hospitals and Health Systems Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  House Republican Budget Plan: State-by-State Impact of Changes in Medicaid Financing, 5/31/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Implications of a Federal Block Grant for Medicaid, 4/30/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  The High Cost of Capping Federal Medicaid Funding, 4/30/2011
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  DataBrief: Dual Eligibles Ė Health Services Utilization, 2/28/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  DataBrief: Eligibility Pathways for Dual Eligibles, 2/28/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Innovation Profile: The ĎGRACEí Model: In-Home Assessments Lead to Better Care for Dual Eligibles., 3/1/2011
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Comprehensive Primary Care for Older Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions, 11/1/2010
 - Source: JAMA (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  People Enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid, 5/11/2011
 - Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Stressed States Open Doors to Medicaid Managed Care, 3/1/2011
 - Source: Managed Care Magazine (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Innovative Medicaid Initiatives to Improve Service Delivery and Quality of Care: A Look at Five State Initiatives, Executive Summary, 9/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Refocusing Responsibility For Dual Eligibles: Why Medicare Should Take the Lead, 10/1/2011
 - Source: The Urban Institute (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  States Are Limiting Medicaid Hospital Coverage in Search For Savings, 10/24/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Health News (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  States Pushing Managed Long-Term Care For Elderly and Disabled Medicaid Patients, 2/22/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Health News (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  A Profile of Medicaid Managed Care Programs in 2010: Findings from a 50-State Survey, 9/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  GOP Govs Unveil Medicaid Reform Principles, 6/13/2011
 - Source: Republican Governors Association (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Changing the way we receive medical care, 8/26/2011
 - Source: Chicago Tribune (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Desperately Seeking Savings: States Shift More Medicaid Enrollees To Managed Care, 1/1/2011
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Eight Key Lessons for Managing Care in Medicaid in 2011 and Beyond, 5/7/2011
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Effects of a Pregnancy Management Program On Birth Outcomes in Managed Medicaid, 4/1/2011
 - Source: Managed Care Magazine Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Conn. has big Medicaid change in works, 2/9/2011
 - Source: The New Haven Register (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Report to the Congress: The Evolution of Managed Care in Medicaid, 6/1/2011
 - Source: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  For Governors, Medicaid Looks Ripe for Slashing, 1/28/2011
 - Source: The New York Times (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Section 4108 of the Affordable Care Act: Medicaid Incentives for Prevention of Chronic Diseases, 3/1/2011
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  Managed care explained: Why a Medicaid innovation is spreading, 5/31/2011
 - Source: Stateline (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Insurers See Growing Risks As Well As Revenues in Medicaid Managed Care, 8/29/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Health News (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Chapter 6: Medicaid Managed Care, 1/1/2011
 - Source: Texas Health and Human Services Commission (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Assessing the Financial Health of Medicaid Managed Care Plans and the Quality of Patient Care They Provide, 6/1/2011
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Moving Ahead Amid Fiscal Challenges: A Look at Medicaid Spending, Coverage and Policy Trends, 10/26/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  A New Medicaid: A Flexible, Innovative and Accountable Future, 8/30/2011
 - Source: Republican Governors Public Policy Committee (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  Solving the National Medicaid Crisis, 5/6/2011
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
9Offsite Document  DataBrief: Dual Eligibles Across the States, 10/31/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
9Offsite Document  DataBrief: Dual Eligibles, Chronic Conditions, and Functional Impairment, 10/31/2011
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Briefing  Community Health Centers: Can They Plug the Gaps in the Safety Net?, 7/23/2012
Currently, there are more than 1,100 community health centers providing care to approximately 20.2 million people in every state across the U.S. The centers, which have historically received bipartisan support, are in a unique position to serve the millions more who will gain coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Nearly 40 percent of current CHC patients have no health insurance; approximately one third are children. Who do community health centers currently serve and how will this change as the health reform law plays out? How are CHCs faring in the current economic environment? Is there sufficient federal oversight of their operations? How are states and safety-net systems planning for 2014 and the challenges and opportunities presented under the ACA? What will be the impact of scheduled cuts to discretionary programs under the Budget Control Act of 2011 (the sequester)? To address these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Centene Corporation sponsored a July 23 briefing. 
8Briefing  Webinar: Implementing Health Reform in the States, 3/27/2012
The health care overhaul law leaves many key decisions to the states. For example, states have a lot of leeway in how they set up health insurance exchanges, where uninsured individuals and small business will be able to buy coverage starting in 2014. This webinar offered an update on what's happening in the states with implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and what lies ahead. Cosponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Association of Health Care Journalists.  
8Briefing  Long-term Services and Supports: A Rebalancing Act, 10/3/2011
The ongoing debate over the federal budget and deficit reduction presents a balancing act for policy makers, as many compelling interests compete for scarce dollars. But for 10 million older adults and people with disabilities who need long-term services and supports, there is a ďrebalancing actĒ in progress. The aim is to serve more people at home and in the community, and fewer people in institutions. Are there sufficient home- and community-based programs in all states to address the aging population? The growing number of adults with disabilities? How can incentives in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act be used to develop new approaches in home- and community-based services? How effective are existing federal initiatives to promote care in home- and community-based settings, such as the ďMoney Follows the PersonĒ program? To address these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund sponsored an October 3 luncheon briefing.  
8Briefing  The State of Children's Health, Care and Coverage, 4/4/2011
A record 90 percent of children now have health coverage Ė one-third of whom are covered by public programs, Medicaid and CHIP. Yet about 7.5 million children remain uninsured, including 5 million who are eligible for Medicaid and CHIP but not enrolled. Who are the at-risk kids? How are states faring with enrollment and retention? Are state budget issues creating a dilemma for kids' coverage programs? How will children and families be affected once major parts of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) become effective in 2014? What initiatives are in place to keep kids healthy? This luncheon briefing, cosponsored by the Alliance and the Centene Corporation, addressed these and related questions. 
8Briefing  Medicaid: The Essentials, 2/13/2009
As a state-run program with broad federal guidelines, Medicaid covers health and long-term care services for scores of millions of low-income Americans. Conversations are well underway about the role of Medicaid as a vehicle for economic stimulus, and about its role in health coverage expansion proposals. Who is eligible for Medicaid? How is it administered? What benefits are covered? What is its role in long-term care? What role does the program play for Medicare beneficiaries? How is Medicaid financed? How much of the funding for the program comes from the federal government? How much do states pay for Medicaid and how much discretion do they have in determining who is covered, and for what services? To address these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured sponsored a February 13 luncheon briefing. 
8Briefing  Childrenís Health Coverage: A Primer, 2/2/2009
Medicaid and the State Childrenís Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) play a crucial role in the U.S. health insurance system by providing coverage for more than one in four children. During 2005, about 29 million children were enrolled in Medicaid at some point in the year and more than 6 million were covered through SCHIP. How do Medicaid and SCHIP work today to cover children? How can enrollment simplification and outreach help reach those children who are eligible but unenrolled? Do state programs differ in eligibility requirements and benefits offered? How are state budgets holding up under the strain of the economic downturn? What will be the impact of the recession on coverage of children in Medicaid and SCHIP? To address these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured sponsored a February 2 briefing. 
8Briefing  Medicaid as Stimulus: A Tonic for What Ails the Economy?, 1/9/2009
Because of the way Medicaid is financed, a recession means double trouble. States have reduced revenue, and thus less money to spend on Medicaid, just as more people are losing their jobs and their health coverage, and need the program. States have little choice but to cut Medicaid spending. What happens to health coverage when workers lose their jobs and what is the impact on Medicaid? Can additional Medicaid funding be justified during a time of declining federal tax revenues and rapidly expanding deficits? What steps can the federal government and states take to provide assistance with health coverage to families hard hit by the recession? To address these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured sponsored a January 9 briefing.  
8Briefing  Low-Income Adults: Can Medicaid Fill the Coverage Gap? , 9/15/2008
If you think that all poor Americans can get health coverage through Medicaid, think again. If they are not parents of dependent children, disabled or elderly, they do not qualify for Medicaid coverage, no matter how poor. As a result, more than half of all low-income uninsured persons are adults who do not fit in current eligibility categories as defined by federal law. Can Medicaid be redesigned to cover non-categorical poor adults? What lessons can be learned from statesí efforts to cover the uninsured through Medicaid expansions? Can private insurance fill the void? To address these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and the AARP Public Policy Institute sponsored a September 15 briefing.  
8Briefing  Healthcare and the Economic Slowdown: Medicaid, State Revenues and Federal Spending Plans, 2/15/2008
What is the relationship between Medicaid spending and the economy; and between Medicaid and state budgets? What impact did the 2003 federal Medicaid matching rate increase have on Medicaid coverage and state fiscal situations? What would be the likely impact of an increase in Medicaid funding in the current fiscal environment? How are proposed Medicaid and SCHIP changes in the presidentís budget likely to affect these two public programs and state budgets? What other fiscal pressures are being felt by state Medicaid programs? This briefing, cosponsored by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, addressed these and related questions. 
8Briefing  Improving Coverage Stability For Kids in Medicaid and SCHIP, 6/16/2006
One byproduct of the patchwork system of public and private health insurance coverage in the United States is that individuals can gain or lose health insurance as they gain or lose jobs, or gain or lose eligibility for public programs. This phenomenon, known as ďchurning,Ē can lead to gaps in health insurance coverage and unnecessary administrative costs for state governments that have to process the same individuals repeatedly. Whatóif anyóchanges should be made at the state and federal level to reduce coverage instability? Should states streamline enrollment and renewal processes?  
8Briefing  Helping the Medicare Savings Programs Get Savings to Seniors, 6/12/2006
The Medicare Savings Programs provide assistance with premiums ó and in some instances, cost sharing requirements ó to Medicare beneficiaries of limited income and resources who do not qualify for full Medicaid benefits. What lessons does Part D enrollment offer that could apply to the savings programs? What techniques are working well for the savings programs that could apply to Part D enrollment? How could newly released recommendations from The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) improve the Medicare savings programs if implemented? How feasible are these recommendations?  
8Briefing  HEALTH SERVICES FOR CHILDREN: The Role of Medicaid and Its Benefit Package, 9/9/2005
What benefits does Medicaid currently provide for children? How does the Medicaid benefits package for children compare to the benefits offered by commercial insurers? Should states be given more flexibility in what benefits to offer children? What might the impact of such flexibility be -- on beneficiaries, on state budgets and on safety net providers? To help answer these questions and more, the Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund co-sponsored a September 9 luncheon briefing.  
8Briefing  Cash and Counseling: Part of the Long-Term Care Answer?, 7/29/2005
ďCash and CounselingĒ is a way of allowing individuals receiving personal assistance services through Medicaid to have more control over the services they get and who provides them. The program provides an individualized allowance that beneficiaries can use to hire a personal care assistant of their choice Ė often a family caregiver Ė or purchase items that help them live independently. The Alliance for Health Reform, along with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, held a briefing to discuss Cash and Counseling and results from the program's demonstration.  
8Briefing  UNDERSTANDING MEDICAID, 4/4/2005
With rapidly rising health care costs and pressures on both federal and state budgets as a backdrop, lawmakers are considering a variety of changes to Medicaid this year. This briefing will offer a chance to learn more about the fundamentals of Medicaid, for those who would like to brush up on their knowledge as well as those new to the subject. What is Medicaidís impact on state and federal budgets? Whatís driving its dramatic growth in enrollment and spending? What are ďwaiverĒ programs, and what is the difference between ďoptionalĒ and ďmandatoryĒ populations? How will the Medicare Modernization Act affect Medicaid (considering that it is known mostly for its prescription drug benefit for Medicare beneficiaries)? 
8Briefing TranscriptOral Health: Putting Teeth into the Health Care System, 8/17/2012
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  James Toews' Presentation, 8/3/2012
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8Document  Lynda Flowers' Presentation, 8/3/2012
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8Document  Patti Killingsworth's Presentation, 8/3/2012
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8Document  Debra Lipson's Presentation , 8/3/2012
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8Document  Speaker Biographies, 8/3/2012
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8Document  Deborah Bachrach's Presentation - Manatt Health Solutions, 6/4/2012
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8Document  Billy Millwee's Presentation - Texas Medicaid Director, 6/4/2012
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8Document  Pamela Riley's Presentation - The Commonwealth Fund, 6/4/2012
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8Document  Speaker Bios, 10/3/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Agenda, 10/3/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
8Document  Materials List, 10/3/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Materials List, 9/12/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Materials List: Strengthening Medicaid with Health Information Technology, 8/1/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Materials List: The Innovation Center: How Much Can It Improve Quality and Reduce Costs Ė and How Quickly?, 7/18/2011
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8Document  Management of Pregnancy in a Medicaid Population, 4/1/2011
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8Document  Materials List, 3/3/2011
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8Briefing TranscriptMedicaid: The Essentials, 2/13/2009
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8Briefing TranscriptMedicaid as Stimulus: A Tonic for What Ails the Economy?, 1/9/2009
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8Document  Low-Income Adults: Can Medicaid Fill the Coverage Gap?, 9/15/2008
 - Source: Microsoft Word (Word Document)
8Document  Selected Experts, 2/15/2008
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Briefing TranscriptMedicare Part D: What Now? What Next?, 11/9/2007
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  The Role of Medicaid and SCHIP as an Insurance Safety Net, 8/1/2007
 - Source: Urban Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Health Reform Massachusetts Style: Ink Blot Test and Example for Us All, 5/15/2007
 - Source: New America Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Physician P4P in Medicaid: A guide for states, 3/1/2007
 - Source: Commonwealth Fund and Center for Healthcare Strategies (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  New Study Shows Medicaid Spending Growth Can Be Sustained by Expected Increases in Government R, 2/23/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Family Founation (Word Document)
8Document  The Administration Again Proposes to Shift Federal Medicaid Costs to States, 2/14/2007
 - Source: Center for Budget and Policy Priorities (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  The Presidentís FY 2007 Budget Proposal: Overview and Briefing Charts- [Excerpt- Medicaid Secti, 1/1/2007
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8Document  Resuming the Path of Health Coverage for Children and Parents: A 50 State Update on Eligi...., 1/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Resuming the Path to Health Coverage for Children and Parents: A 50 State Update on Eligib...., 1/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Enrolling Uninsured Low-Income Children in Medicaid and SCHIP, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Medicaid: Overview, 1/1/2007
 - Source: CMS (Word Document)
8Document  Medicaid Commission: Final Report and Recommendations [Exec Summary], 12/29/2006
 - Source: HHS (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Low Medicaid Spending growth Amid Rebounding State Revenues: Results from a 50-Stat Medicaid Bu, 10/1/2006
 - Source: Kaiser Family Founation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Testimony by NGA Executive Director Ray Scheppach before the Medicaid Commission on Medicaid Re, 9/6/2006
 - Source: Medicaid Commission on Medicaid Reform (Word Document)
8Document  Medicaid and Long Term Care fact sheet, 7/1/2006
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Can Medicaid do more with Less?, 3/1/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Dual Eligibles: Medicaid's Role for Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries , 2/1/2006
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Sourcelist: Health Services for Children, 9/9/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
8Document  What is the Current Population Survey Telling Us About the Number of Uninsured?, 8/1/2005
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Document  Sourcelist: Cash and Counseling- Part of the Long-Term Care Answer? , 7/29/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Word Document)
8Document  Sourcelist: Understanding Medicaid, 4/4/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
8Other PublicationHealth Reform for Young Adults -- video, 2/7/2011
The health reform law contains a number of provisions that help young adults. This 3-minute video describes them, including the ability of children to stay on their parents' health plan until they turn 26. Featuring Sara Collins, vice president for the Affordable Health Insurance Program at The Commonwealth Fund. (Other)
8ToolkitToolkit: Crowd-out and SCHIP, 9/12/2007
Congress and the White House are gridlocked on SCHIP reauthorization beyond November. President Bush has vetoed the first SCHIP bill to cross his desk. CMS has issued tough new rules governing when states can open up their SCHIP programs to children above 200 percent of the federal poverty. One reason for all of the above: crowd-out Ė the phenomenon of people dropping private health coverage when public coverage becomes more easily available. This toolkit, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, helps explain why crowd-out occurs and offers links to late-breaking developments affecting SCHIP enrollment. A list of experts and websites is also included.  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Other PublicationHealth Care Coverage in America: Understanding the Issues and Proposed Solutions, 4/11/2007
This 24-page guide, updated for Cover the Uninsured Week 2007, provides a readable overview to how Americans get health coverage, why so many of us donít have coverage and what could be done to ease the problem. Includes many graphs, a glossary of health coverage terms and links to sources of additional information. Supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Issue BriefLong-Term Care Partnerships: An Update, 3/15/2007
Long-term care partnerships offer states a way to encourage the purchase of private long-term care insurance and, it is hoped, relieve some of the financial pressure on Medicaid. This issue brief reports on the rationale behind the partnership programs, results so far and issues going forward. Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Other PublicationHealth Care Coverage in America: Understanding the Issues and Proposed Solutions, 3/1/2006
Health insurance is one of the most important - and most misunderstood - subjects any of us faces in everyday life. This 23-page guide, written by the Alliance staff for Cover the Uninsured Week 2006, helps clarify who has coverage and who doesn't, and why being uninsured can cause so many problems - for uninsured individuals and for society at large. Several options for increasing coverage are discussed, along with questions to consider when evaluating proposals to help the uninsured. Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Issue BriefThe Uninsured and Rising Health Costs, 1/2/2006
Several reports in 2005 documented the increase both in health care costs and the number of uninsured. This issue brief ties together these two issues, focusing on who is losing and who is gaining health coverage, and how employers and governments are responding to rising costs. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
8Offsite Document  Medicaid HIFA Waiver Comparison: Arkansas, New Mexico and Oklahoma, 12/1/2006
 - Source: State Coverage Initiatives (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Express Lane Eligibility Efforts: Lessons Learned from Early State Cross-Program Enrollment Initiatives, 8/1/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, The Children's Partnership Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Holding the Line on Medicaid and CHIP: Key Questions and Answers About Health Care Reformís Maintenance-of-Effort Requirements, 3/26/2010
 - Source: Georgetown University Health Policy Institute and the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Guidance for New Option for Coverage of Individuals under Medicaid, 4/9/2010
 - Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  The Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports Provisions in the Health Care Reform Law, 4/1/2010
 - Source: National Senior Citizens Law Center (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Feature: Maryland: Increasing Adult Eligibility While Cutting the Budget, 8/10/2009
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Health Reform Implementation Timeline, 4/27/2010
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8Offsite Document  The Mississippi Delta's Healthcare Blues -- Noam Levey, 6/3/2010
 - Source: Los Angeles Time (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  How States Can Survive the Medicaid Crisis, 2/28/2011
 - Source: Los Angeles Time (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Positive Provisions for Rural America in the Affordable Care Act - NRHA Government Affairs and Policy, 3/19/2010
 - Source: National Rural Health Association (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Holding Steady, Looking Ahead: Annual Findings of a 50-State Survey of Eligibility Rules, Enrollment and Renewal Procedures, and Cost Sharing Practices in Medicaid and CHIP, 2010 -2011, 1/1/2011
 - Source: National Rural Health Association Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  New flexibility for states to improve Medicaid and implement innovative practices, 4/14/2011
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8Offsite Document  The Debt Ceiling Deal: Kicking the Can Down the Road, 8/2/2011
 - Source: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  How debt dealís panel could affect health spending, 8/30/2011
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8Offsite Document  How Debt Ceiling Shenanigans Could Damage Healthcare, 8/11/2011
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8Offsite Document  Health Care Recommendations from Previous Bipartisan Deficit-Reduction Groups, 8/2/2011
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8Offsite Document  Fallback Cuts or Super Committee Concoction - Choosing Health Careís Policy Poison, 8/31/2011
 - Source: New England Journal of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Five cuts the debt commission might make to Medicare, Medicaid, 8/1/2011
 - Source: The Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  How the Potential Across-the-Board Cuts in the Debt Limit Deal Would Occur, 8/8/2011
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  The Budget Trigger and Health Reform, 8/4/2011
 - Source: The Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Medicare Spending and Financing Fact Sheet, 9/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Health Care Policy in an Age of Austerity, 8/31/2011
 - Source: New England Journal of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Effects of the Budget Control Act of 2011, 8/9/2011
 - Source: Health Care Reform Insights (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Public Opinion on Health Care Issues, 5/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Health Tracking Poll Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Medicare, Medicaid Advocates Cast Wary Eye On Budget Deal, 8/2/2011
 - Source: National Public Radio (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Budget Control Act Agreement: Fact Sheet, 8/1/2011
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8Offsite Document  The Budget Control Act of 2011: Implications for Medicare, 9/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Medicare pay cuts among tough choices for bipartisan debt panel, 8/22/2011
 - Source: American Medical News (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  RSC One-Pager: Key Dates in the Budget Control Act of 2011 (P.L. 112-25), 8/3/2011
 - Source: Republican Study Committee, Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Sequestration Procedures Under the 1985 Balanced Budget Act, 9/27/2001
 - Source: CRS Report Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Statutory Budget Controls in Effect Between 1985 and 2002, 7/1/2011
 - Source: CRS Report (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Rebalancing Long Term Services and Supports: Progress to Date and a Research Agenda for the Future, 6/14/2011
 - Source: The Hilltop Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  In Brief: Weathering the Storm: The Impact of the Great Recession on Long-Term Services and Supports, 1/1/2011
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Stakeholder Dialogues Summary Report, 10/3/2011
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8Offsite Document  Implementing the Affordable Care Act: New Options for Medicaid Home and Community Based Services, 10/1/2011
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  How The Affordable Care Act Can Help Move States Toward A High-Performing System of Long-Term Services and Supports, 9/1/2011
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8Offsite Document  PHI Facts 3, 2/1/2011
 - Source: Paraprofesssional Healthcare Institute (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Home and Community-Based Long-Term Services and Supports for Older People, 5/1/2011
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  National Spending for Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS), 3/15/2011
 - Source: National Health Policy Forum (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Medicaid and Long-Term Care Services and Supports, 3/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Money Follows the Person: A 2010 Snapshot, 2/1/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Stressed and Strapped: Caregivers in California, 9/1/2011
 - Source: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Health Policy Brief: The CLASS Act, 5/12/2011
 - Source: Health Affairs Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  49 Suggestions for Cutting Billions in Stateís Medicaid Costs, 2/15/2011
 - Source: The New York Times (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Medicaid: A Program of Last Resort for People Who Need Long-Term Services and Supports, 5/1/2011
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  The Growing Contributions and Costs of Family Caregiving, 1/1/2011
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Community Services and Long-term Supports: Balancing, 8/29/2011
 - Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Community Living Initiative (CLI) Ė Key Advances During the Year of Community Living, 10/3/2011
 - Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Obamacare and the CLASS Act: Creating a Long-Term Care Entitlement Burden, 1/19/2011
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers, 9/1/2011
 - Source: AARP, The Commonwealth Fund & The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  DataBrief Series: No. 1, 2, 3, 10, 11 and 12., 9/23/2010
 - Source: The SCAN Foundation. (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Lessons for the New CMS Innovation Center from the Medicare Health Support Program, 7/1/2010
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Memo to Innovation Center: ĎWeíre so Glad youíre Here, 1/1/2011
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Innovation in Medicare and Medicaid Will Be Central to Health Reformís Success, 6/1/2010
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Developing Innovative Payment Approaches: Finding the Path to High Performance, 6/1/2010
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Innovation Profile: Patient- and Family-Centered Care Initiative is Associated with High Patient Satisfaction and Positive Outcomes For Total Joint Replacement Patients, 7/21/2010
 - Source: AHRQ Healthcare Innovations Exchange (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  NAPH Members Focus on Reducing Readmissions, 6/1/2011
 - Source: National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems Data Brief Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Consumer Risks Feared as Health Law Spurs Mergers, 11/20/2011
 - Source: The New York Times (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  With Health Care Reform, Income Swings May Mean Loss of Coverage, 2/3/2011
 - Source: U.S. News & World Report (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  States Must Reduce Churn from Medicaid, Exchanges, 4/1/2011
 - Source: Managed Healthcare Executive  (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Churning in ObamaCare, 3/30/2011
 - Source: National Center for Policy Analysis (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Coordinating Medicaid and the Exchange in New York, 5/1/2011
 - Source: United Hospital Fund (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Families with Mixed Eligibility for Public Coverage: Navigating Medicaid, CHIP, and Uninsurance, 6/23/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs Web Exclusive (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Health Insurance Exchanges: Eight Diffcult Issues - Executive Summary, 9/1/2010
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Improving Medicaid's Continuity of Coverage and Quality of Care, 6/1/2009
 - Source: Association for Community Affiliated Plans (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Researchers Expect Income Changes to Spur Movement Between Medicaid, Insurance Exchanges, 2/3/2011
 - Source: ModernHealthcare (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Hitting a Moving Target: Income- Related Subsidies for the Uninsured, 6/1/2000
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8Offsite Document  Battery-Powered Health Insurance? Stability in Coverage of the Uninsured, 12/1/2003
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Churn Churn Churn: How Instability of Health Insurance Shapes America's Uninsured Problem, 11/1/2003
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Issues in Health Reform: How Changes in Eligibility May Move Millions Back and Forth between Medicaid and Insurance Exchanges, 2/1/2011
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  The ACO Regulations ó Some Answers, More Question, 4/13/2011
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Medicaid Block Grant Would Shift Financial Risks and Costs to States, 2/23/2011
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Medicaid Enrollment: June 2010 Data Snapshot, 2/1/2011
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Medicaid and Managed Care: Key Data, Trends, and Issues, 2/1/2010
 - Source: The New England Journal of Medicine Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Quick Facts about Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), 1/1/2008
 - Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Toward a High Performance Health Care System for Vulnerable Populations: Funding for Safety-Net Hospitals, 3/8/2012
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Funding for State Safety Net Hospitals Approved, 5/23/2012
 - Source: Boston Globe (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Are Feds Giving a Safety Net to Massachusetts's Hospitals?, 10/24/2010
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation: The Foundry (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  The Supreme Courtís Medicaid Ruling: ĎA Shift In Kind, Not Merely Degreeí, 6/28/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Gradual Rebalancing Of Medicaid Long-Term Services And Supports Saves Money And Serves More People, Statistical Model Shows, 6/15/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Analysis and Recommendations for the Implementation of Managed Care in Medicaid and Medicare Programs for People with Disabilities, 2/27/2012
 - Source: National Council on Disability (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Examining Medicaid Managed Long-Term Service And Support Programs: Key Issues To Consider, 10/12/2011
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports: What Distinguishes High- from Low-Ranking States?, 5/9/2012
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  The Role of the Aging Network in Medicare Managed Care for LTSS, 7/16/2012
 - Source: National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Raising Expectations: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers, 9/9/2011
 - Source: AARP, The Commonwealth Fund, and The SCAN Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  How States Can Survive the Medicaid Crisis, 2/28/2011
 - Source: Web Memo, The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Care Management Practices in Integrated Care Models for Dual Eligibles, 10/12/2010
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  A Mid-Year State Medicaid Budget Update for FY 2012 & A Look Forward to FY 2013, 2/1/2012
 - Source: The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  National Federation of Independent Business et al. v. Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, et al, 6/28/2012
 - Source: The Supreme Court of the United States Adobe Acrobat PDF
8Offsite Document  Where States Stand on Implementing Health Care Law, 6/28/2012
 - Source: Associated Press (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Medicaid and Long-Term Care Services and Supports, 6/12/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
8Offsite Document  Are Low-Income Programs Enlarging the Nation's Long-Term Fiscal Problem? Programs Outside Health Care Projected to Decline as Share of Economy, 11/2/2012
 - Source: Center of Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
7Briefing  The Health of Safety-Net Hospitals: How are They Faring? Whatís the Outlook?, 6/4/2012
Safety-net hospitals play a critical role in providing care to vulnerable populations, especially at a time when employer-sponsored coverage has declined and the demand for safety-net services has gone up. While the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) creates some opportunities for safety-net providers, it also presents significant challenges. Who does the safety-net system currently serve and how will this change as the health reform law plays out? How are safety-net hospitals faring in the current economic environment and how are they altering the way they provide care right now? What are some policy options for sustaining financial viability of safety-net hospitals in the short-term and long-term? The Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund cosponsored this briefing to answer these and related questions. 
7Briefing  Dental Health: Nurturing the Health Care Systemís Neglected Stepchild , 7/25/2008
More than 100 million Americans have no insurance to help cover dental needs. With SCHIP reauthorization on the horizon and the chance that elements of last yearís vetoed SCHIP proposalówhich included provisions for dental careómay be revived, oral health issues are front and center. What is the best way to include dental health in the larger health reform debate? How should payment to dental health providers be improved? How can dental workforce shortage issues be addressed? To address these and related questions, the Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured sponsored a July 25 briefing.  
7Briefing  WHOíS COUNTING? What is crowd-out, how big is it and does it matter for SCHIP? , 8/29/2007
How much private coverage is displaced Ė ďcrowded outĒówhen public programs like SCHIP and Medicaid are expanded? This briefing, supported by the United Health Foundation, explored the issue, including the types of crowd-out, anticipated crowd-out effects of recently passed House and Senate legislation, and how to minimize these effects. 
7Briefing  Safeguarding the Health of Katrina's Victims, 9/12/2005
With New Orleans largely evacuated and hundreds of thousands of people separated from their regular health care providers, this briefing addressed questions such as: How will Hurricane Katrinaís evacuees attend to their health and health care needs? How will state, federal and local governments coordinate to meet health needs? How will the health infrastructure in Louisiana and in states taking in those displaced adjust to their new burdens? How can federal programs assist those who have been displaced with their health care needs?  
7Briefing  HEALTH CARE in the 2006 BUDGET: Whatís Next? What to Watch for in the Coming Debates, 2/18/2005
President Bushís FY 2006 budget could have long-lasting effects on several health programs. If enacted as is, the budget would trim $60 billion in the growth in Medicaid spending over the next 10 years. At the same time, the budget offers $11 billion in new money to enroll children in Medicaid and the State Childrenís Health Insurance Program. It would provide $74 billion in tax incentives to help the uninsured buy coverage. Some congressional budget leaders have signaled their intention to find budget savings in another entitlement program Ė Medicare. After the hearings are over and the votes taken, how many of the presidentís health initiatives will remain? What budget proposals originating with Congress might be adopted? How will discretionary programs Ė like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Institutes of Health Ė be affected? What are the long-term implications for health care providers and consumers, and for the deficit? 
7Document  Arthur A. Gianelli's Presentation - NuHealth Systems, 6/4/2012
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7Document  Source List, 6/1/2012
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7Briefing TranscriptTranscript, 10/28/2011
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Adventures in Good Food Choices and Excercise Initiative, 4/1/2011
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7Document  H.R. 3590 Enrolled Bill signed into Law, 3/23/2010
 - Source: Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Sourcelist, 1/9/2009
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7Briefing TranscriptDental Health: Nurturing the Health Care Systemís Neglected Stepchild, 7/25/2008
 - Source: Adobe Acrobad PDF (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  John Holahan - Medicaid, SCHIP, and the Economic Downturn: Policy Challenges and Responses, 2/15/2008
 - Source: The Urban Institute (PowerPoint)
7Document  Bad Ideas, 1/29/2008
 - Source: Galen Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Economic Stimulus Proposal, 1/28/2008
 - Source: National Governors Association (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Letter to Senate Finance Committee, 1/28/2008
 - Source: Senator John D. Rockefeller IV, et al. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Healthy Stimulus, 1/28/2008
 - Source: Center for American Progress (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Letter to Senate Finance Committee, 1/28/2008
 - Source: AFSCME, AHA, et al. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  CMS Denials of State Medicaid Expansions Fuel Confusion, 1/28/2008
 - Source: American Medical News (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  RSC Policy Brief: Medicaid Funding Issues, 1/22/2008
 - Source: Republican Study Committee (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Letter & Recommendations on Economic Stimulus, 1/18/2008
 - Source: National Conference of State Legislatures (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Assessing the Macro Economic Impact of Fiscal Stimulus 2008, 1/1/2008
 - Source: Moody's Economy.com (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Estimates of Changes in SCHIP and Medicaid Enrollment of Children Under H.R. 3162, 7/27/2007
 - Source: Congressional Budget Office (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Medicaid: Health Promotion, 3/1/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Medicaid Matching Formula: Responding to States in Times of Need, 3/1/2007
 - Source: AARP (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Medicaid: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for School Readiness, 3/1/2007
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  NEW MEDICAID DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENT HURTING ENROLLMENT AND RAISING STATESí COSTS, STUDY FIND, 2/19/2007
 - Source: Center for Budget and Policy Priorities (Word Document)
7Document  Characteristics of the Uninsured: Who is Eligible for Public Coverage and Who Needs Help Affor, 1/2/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  President's FY 2007 Budget (Excerpt- Medicaid chapter), 1/1/2007
 - Source: HHS (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Health Coverage for Low-Income Children, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Citizenship Documentation Requirements in Medicaid, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Resuming the Path to Health Coverage for CHildren and Parents, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Comission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  The Medicaid Commission Report: A Dissent, 1/1/2007
 - Source: American Enterprise Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  State of the States 2007, 1/1/2007
 - Source: State Coverage Initiatives (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Too Close to Turn Back: Covering America's Children, 12/12/2006
 - Source: Georgetown University Health Policy Institute - Center for Children and Families (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Profiles of Medicaidís High Cost Populations Ė Executive Summary, 12/1/2006
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  State Policy Options to Improve Delivery of Child Development Services: Strategies from the ABC, 12/1/2006
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid , 10/1/2006
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  National Coverage Determinations with Data Collection as a Condition of Coverage, 7/14/2006
 - Source: Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (Word Document)
7Document  Laura Summer Presentation: Improving Coverage Stability For Kids in Medicaid and SCHIP, 6/16/2006
 - Source: Laura Summer (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Briefing TranscriptImproving Coverage Stability For Kids in Medicaid and SCHIP, 6/16/2006
 - Source: Kaisernetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Kathy Kuhmerker Presentation: Increasing Enrollment in the Medicare Savings Program, 6/12/2006
 - Source: The Kuhmerker Consulting Group, LLC (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Briefing TranscriptHelping the Medicare Savings Programs Get Savings to Seniors , 6/12/2006
 - Source: Kaisernetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Instabilities of Public Health Insurance Coverage for Children and Their Families: Causes, Cons, 6/1/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Automatically Enrolling Eligible Children and Families Into Medicaid and SCHIP: Opportunities, , 6/1/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Improving the Medicare Savings Programs , 6/1/2006
 - Source: National Academy of Social Insurance  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Perspectives on Reauthorization SCHIP Directors Weigh In, 6/1/2006
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Examining Pay-for-Performance Measures and Other Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Care, 5/1/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  An Act Providing Access to Affordable, Quality, Accountable Health Care Section-by-Section Sum, 4/6/2006
 - Source: Massachusetts Legislature (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Health Care Access and Affordability Conference Committee Report, 4/3/2006
 - Source: Massachusetts Legislature (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Health Care Reform Conference Committee Bill PowerPoint, 4/3/2006
 - Source: Massachusetts Legislature (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  New Study Cautions States on Changes to Medicaid, 3/6/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Chapter 1 - The Uninsured, 3/1/2006
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Rewarding Performance in Medicaid Managed Care, 3/1/2006
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. (CHCS) (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: An Overview of Implementation for Dual Eligibles, 2/6/2006
 - Source: Congressional Research Service (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Dual Eligibles: Making the Case for Federalization , 2/1/2006
 - Source: National Governors Association  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Dual Eligible Categories , 1/1/2006
 - Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services  (Word Document)
7Document  Dual eligibles- CMS, 12/14/2005
 - Source: CMS (Word Document)
7Document  Simplifying Enrollment in Medicaid and Medicare Savings Programs , 12/1/2005
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Health-Care Crisis: States Are Rushing In?, 11/28/2005
 - Source: William Symonds, BusinessWeek (Word Document)
7Document  Financing Health Coverage: The Fiscal Relief Experience, 11/9/2005
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Long-Term Care: Understanding Medicaidís Role for the Elderly and Disabled- Executive Summary, 11/1/2005
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Roadmap to Coverage: Synthesis of Findings Executive Summary, 10/1/2005
 - Source: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  States' Fiscal Status and Actions to Slow Medicaid Spending, 10/1/2005
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Medicaid Responsiveness, Health Coverage, and Economic Resilience: A Preliminary Analysis, 9/27/2005
 - Source: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  James Tallon Presentation: Safeguarding the Health of Katrina's Victims, 9/12/2005
 - Source: United Hospital Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Briefing TranscriptSafeguarding the Health of Katrina's Victims, 9/12/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Letter to Chairman of the Finance Committee Chuck Grassley, 9/6/2005
 - Source: U.S. Senate (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Roadmap for Medicaid Reform, 6/30/2005
 - Source: CMS (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Promising Strategies for Medicare Savings Program Enrollment, 12/1/2004
 - Source: State Solutions  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  Overview of the Utah Section 1115 Waiver, 7/1/2004
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  How Assest Tests Block Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries from Needed Benefits, 5/1/2004
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Document  The Role of Medicaid in State Economies: A Look at the Research, 4/1/2004
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Issue BriefOral Health and the Affordable Care Act: Only Part Way to the Finish Line, 10/29/2012
Oral Health and the Affordable Care Act: Only Part Way to the Finish Line, identifies provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that expanded dental coverage, primarily for kids, and called for education. But some provisions in the law have gone unfunded. Many adults currently lack dental coverage, and minorities and poor people are at the highest risk for disease. Some states are considering legislative proposals to train less expensive mid-level practitioners ‚Äď somewhere between dentists and hygienists ‚Äď to be able to do more. The briefs draw from information presented from a recent Alliance congressional briefing: Oral Health: Putting Teeth into the Health Care System, August 17, 2012. Webcast of the briefing available at: http://www.kff.org/ahr081712.cfm (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
7Offsite Document  Improving Children's Health: A Chartbook about the Roles of Medicaid and SCHIP, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  State Coverage Matrix, 5/1/2007
 - Source: State Coverage Initiatives (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Welcome - Illinois Covered, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Illinois Covered: Affordable Healthcare for All (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Governor Schwarzenegger's Plan: Stay Healthy California, 4/27/2007
 - Source: California Health Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  CMS Takes Steps to Improve Coverage, 7/27/2006
 - Source: CMS (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Health of the House Committee on Ways and Means, 4/19/2005
 - Source: House Committee on Ways and Means (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Financing State Coverage Expansions: Can New Medicaid Flexibility Help?, 9/1/2007
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  The Medicaid Program: A Brief Overview, 7/1/2007
 - Source: AARP Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Spotlight on Uninsured Parents, 6/1/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Toward Real Medicaid Reform, 2/23/2007
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Medicaid Spending Up, Growth of Economy Down, 10/30/2008
 - Source: AAFP News Now (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Taking Back Our Fiscal Future, 3/31/2008
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation and Brookings Institute (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  A Balanced Approach to Restoring Fiscal Responsibility, 7/15/2008
 - Source: Brookings Institute and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Fact Sheet for CBO's March 2008 Baseline: Medicaid, 3/11/2008
 - Source: Congressional Budget Office Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  2008 Actuarial Report: On the Financial Outlook for Medicaid, 10/17/2008
 - Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Letter to Senator Reid and Senator McConnell, 9/25/2008
 - Source: Families USA Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Letter to the Honorable John D. Rockefeller IV, 4/17/2008
 - Source: Congressional Budget Office Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Medicaid: An Important Part of an Economic Stimulus Package, 1/31/2008
 - Source: Families USA Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Letter to Leader Reid, Senator McConnell, Madam Speaker Pelosi, and Representative Boehner, 9/8/2008
 - Source: Families USA Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  A Snapshot of Georgia: Medicaid and the Economy, 9/15/2008
 - Source: Georgia Department of Community Health Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Testimony of Alan Viard, 11/13/2008
 - Source: House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Testimony of Janet Napolitano, 11/13/2008
 - Source: House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Medicaid cuts compound health, economic crises, 12/2/2008
 - Source: Las Vegas Sun (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Dementia Care Practice Recommendations (Alzheimer's Association), 12/7/2007
 - Source: Alzheimer's Association (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Economic Recovery: A Federal-State Partnership, 11/13/2008
 - Source: National Governors Association Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  The Fiscal Survey of States, 12/1/2008
 - Source: National Association of State Budget Officers and National Governors Association Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  NY gov seeks redistribution on Medicaid spending, 12/9/2008
 - Source: PressRepublican.com (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Deteriorating Economy Spurs Medicaid Budget Anxiety, 11/7/2008
 - Source: Psychiatric News (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  As the economy falters, Utah's Medicaid enrollment surging, 12/4/2008
 - Source: Salt Lake Tribune (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  SC Medicaid agency cuts services for health care, 12/17/2008
 - Source: Charlotte Observer (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Medicaid Watch: State Medicaid and Health Cuts & Expansions, 1/2/2009
 - Source: The Title II Community AIDS National Network Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  The Role of Medicaid in State Economies: A Look at the Research, 1/9/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Medicaid in a Crunch: A Mid-FY 2009 Update on State Medicaid Issues in a Recession, 1/9/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Short Term Options For Medicaid in a Recession, 12/15/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Turning to Medicaid and SCHIP in an Economic Recession: Conversations with Recent Applicants, 12/15/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid, 1/8/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Rising Unemployment, Medicaid and the Uninsured, 1/9/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  R.I. Seeks Limits on Medicaid Spending, 9/5/2008
 - Source: Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Improving Childrenís Health: A Chartbook about the Roles of Medicaid and SCHIP, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Centers on Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Fact Sheet: Children, 1/5/2008
 - Source: Cover the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Estimated Number of Children Enrolled in Medicaid and the State Childrenís Health Insurance, 7/1/2008
 - Source: Families USA Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Federal Matching Rates for Medicaid and the State Childrenís Health Insurance Program (CHIP), 12/1/2008
 - Source: Families USA Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Uninsured Children and Adolescents With Insured Parents, 10/1/2008
 - Source: Journal of the American Medical Association (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Persistent Disparities in Health Insurance Coverage: Hispanic Children, 1996-2005, 11/1/2008
 - Source: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Emerging Health Information Technology for Children in Medicaid and SCHIP Programs , 11/19/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Health Coverage of Children: The Role of Medicaid and SCHIP, 11/24/2008
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Covering Uninsured Children: Reaching and Enrolling Citizen Children with Non-Citizen Parents, 1/22/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Next Steps in Covering Uninsured Children: Findings from the 2007 Kaiser Survey of Children's, 1/22/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Chartbook on Health Insurance Coverage of America's Children, 1/22/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Enrolling Uninsured Low-Income Children in Medicaid and SCHIP, 1/22/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Setting Income Thresholds in Medicaid/ SCHIP: Which Children Should Be Eligible?, 1/12/2009
 - Source: The Urban Institute (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  E-Health Snapshot: Harnessing Technology To Improve Medicaid and SCHIP Enrollment and Retention, 5/16/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured and The Children's Partnership (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Children's Health Information Technology Action Plan, 12/15/2008
 - Source: The Children's Partnership (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Seven Steps Toward State Success in Covering Children Continuously, 10/1/2006
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National Academy for State Health Policy (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Medicaid Spending Projected to Rise Much Faster than the Economy, 10/28/2008
 - Source: Medical News Today (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  The Faces of Medicaid II: Recognizing the Care Needs of People with Multiple Chronic Conditions, 10/15/2007
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Long-Term Care: Consumers, Services, and Financing, 11/28/2008
 - Source: National Health Policy Forum (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Mandatory Eligibility Groups, 12/14/2005
 - Source: Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Optional Eligibility Groups, 1/2/2009
 - Source: Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  State Medicaid Fact Sheets, 1/1/2009
 - Source: The Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Medicaid -- Selected Characteristics of Persons Covered: 2006, 8/15/2007
 - Source: U.S. Census Bureau (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  2008 Actuarial Report on the Financial Outlook for Medicaid, 10/17/2008
 - Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Medicaid Enrollment in 50 States, 1/15/2008
 - Source: The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Family-Related Medicaid Programs Fact Sheet, 3/15/2008
 - Source: Florida Department of Children and Families  (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  An Overview of Medicaid in North Carolina, 3/15/2005
 - Source: Duke University Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Medicare/Medicaid Dual Eligibles, 11/24/2008
 - Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Medicaid: A Primer, 1/17/2008
 - Source: CRS Report for Congress Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Medicaid: The Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP), 1/24/2008
 - Source: CRS Report for Congress (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Medicaid A Primer, 1/1/2009
 - Source: The Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  The Medicaid Program at a Glance, 11/15/2008
 - Source: The Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Medicaid and Long-Term Care Services and Supports, 2/1/2009
 - Source: The Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Dual Eligibles: Medicaid's Role for Low-Income Medicare Benefic, 2/1/2009
 - Source: The Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Community Care of North Carolina , 7/13/2009
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  The Crossroads of Telehealth, Electronic Health Records, and Health Information Exchange, 1/1/2010
 - Source: The Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: A Summary of Provisions Important to Rural Health Care Delivery, 6/1/2010
 - Source: Rural Policy Research Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  State Budgets Under Health Reform, 2/1/2011
 - Source: Rural Policy Research Institute Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Health Care Reform, Dual Eligibles & Coverage Expansion, 4/1/2010
 - Source: National Senior Citizens Law Center (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Families with Mixed Eligibility For Public Coverage: Navigating Medicaid, CHIP, and Uninsurance, 10/1/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Using Information from Income Tax Forms to Target Medicaid and CHIP Outreach: Preliminary Resul, 9/1/2009
 - Source: State Health Access Reform Evaluation (SHARE) and Robert Wood Johnson Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Health Reform The Cost of Failure, 5/29/2009
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Navigating the Implementation Process--Reform Overview, 4/12/2010
 - Source: Health Reform GPS (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  In The States: Moving Ahead and Falling Behind with Reform, 2/3/2010
 - Source: New America Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  The Economic Recession: Early Impact on Health Care Safety Net Providers, 1/1/2010
 - Source: CSHC Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  State of the States, 1/1/2010
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Program Design Snapshot: State Buy-In Programs for Children, 11/1/2008
 - Source: Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Estimates for the Insurance Coverage Provisions of the Affordable Care Act Updated for the Recent Supreme Court Decision (EXCERPT), 7/24/2012
 - Source: Congressional Budget Office Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MMLTSS): Increasing State Interest and Implications for Consumers, Quality of Care, Providers and Costs, 5/11/2012
 - Source: National Health Policy Forum Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Keeping Watch: Building State Capacity to Oversee Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports., 7/15/2012
 - Source: AARP Public Policy Institute (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Oral Health and Medicaid Beneficiaries: Coverage, Out-of-Pocket Spending, and Unmet Need, 6/1/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  ANA Reminds Feds of Central Role Nurses Play in Care Coordination, 6/13/2012
 - Source: Advance for Nurses. (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  The Care Coordination Imperative: Responding to the Needs of People with Chronic Diseases, 2/21/2012
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services And Supports Expenditures, 4/6/2011
 - Source: Thomson Reuters (Unknown File Type)
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 - Source: The Hilltop Institute (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Next Steps for ACOs, 1/31/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  In Massachusetts, an Accountable Care Organization thatís Actually Working, 7/12/2012
 - Source: The Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Safety-Net Providers In Some US Communities Have Increasingly Embraced Coordinated Care Models, 8/1/2012
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7Offsite Document  The New Census Numbers: Some Good News, but Major Challenges Remain, 9/12/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Number of Uninsured Fell in 2011, Largely Due to Health Reform and Public Programs, 9/13/2012
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7Offsite Document  Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data from the 2011 National Health Interview Survey, 6/1/2012
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7Offsite Document  Decision Time for States on the Affordable Care Act.Ē , 7/2/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs Blog (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  2-Year Project Helps Reduce Non-Emergency Cases in Hospital EDs, 5/9/2012
 - Source: New Jersey Hospital Association (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Hail to the Chief (John Roberts, That Is): Thoughts on the Legislative Implications of Todayís Ruling., 6/28/2012
 - Source: Brookings (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  The Individual Mandate: How Sweeping?, 3/21/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Obamacare Silver Linings: A Limited Victory for Limited Government, 6/28/2012
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  A Guide to the Supreme Courtís Affordable Care Act Decision, 7/1/2012
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Health Reform Holds Both Risks and Rewards For Safety-Net Providers and Racially And Ethnically Diverse Patients, 10/1/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  The Costs and Adequacy of Safety Net Access for the Uninsured: Bexar County, Texas, 6/1/2010
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Advancing the Capabilities of Safety Net Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), 3/1/2012
 - Source: UC Berkley School of Public Health Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  How the Affordable Care Act Supports a High-Performance Safety Net, 1/16/2012
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund Blog (Unknown File Type)
7Offsite Document  Toward Meeting the Needs of Vulnerable Populations: Issues for Policymakers' Consideration in Integrating a Safety Net into Health Care Reform Implementation, 1/1/2012
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Safety Net, 4/1/2011
 - Source: Academy Health Adobe Acrobat PDF
7Offsite Document  Will We Need the Safety Net After Reform?, 8/8/2011
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund Blog (Unknown File Type)
6Document  Materials List, 6/1/2012
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6Document  Start Smart - A Guide to Your Baby's Care - The First Year, 4/1/2011
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6Document  Asthma Program - Indiana, 4/1/2011
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6Document  How Healthy is this Alliance?, 3/24/2008
 - Source: Boston Globe (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  The Effects of Medicaid Reimbursement Rates on Dental Care, 3/1/2008
 - Source: National Academy for State Health Policy (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Jim Frogue - Medicaid Spending and the Open Source Solution, 2/15/2008
 - Source: Center for Health Transformation (PowerPoint)
6Document  Barbara Edwards - Health Care and the Economic Slowdown, 2/15/2008
 - Source: National Association of State Medicaid Directors (PowerPoint)
6Document  Nursing Home Quality Twenty Years After the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987, 12/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Long-Term Care Services and Supports: The Future Role and Challenges for Medicaid, 11/28/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Testimony of Arvid Muller (Service Employees International Union), 11/15/2007
 - Source: Senate Special Committee on Aging (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Testimony of Kerry Weems (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services), 11/15/2007
 - Source: Senate Special Committee on Aging (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Testimony of David Zimmerman (University of Wisconsin), 11/15/2007
 - Source: Senate Special Committee on Aging (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Testimony of Sarah Slocum (Michigan State Long Term Care Ombudsman), 11/15/2007
 - Source: Senate Special Committee on Aging (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Statement of Bruce Yarwood (American Health Care Association), 11/15/2007
 - Source: House Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Health (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Quality Initiatives in Long Term Care - Driving the AHCA/NCAL Agenda, 11/1/2007
 - Source: American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  And Who Will Take Care of Mom and Dad?, 11/1/2007
 - Source: Nursing Homes Magazine (Word Document)
6Document  How to Improve Nursing Homes - One Expert's 30-Year View, 10/1/2007
 - Source: Aging Today Magazine (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Nursing Homes: Business as Usual, 9/6/2007
 - Source: Consumer Reports (Word Document)
6Document  Dubay - Crowd-Out Under SCHIP: Looking Back and Moving Forward, 8/29/2007
 - Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (PowerPoint)
6Document  SCHIP Enrollees With Special Health Care Needs and Access to Care, 8/1/2007
 - Source: The Child Health Insurance Research Initiative (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Key Players Assess State of Long Term Care, 7/1/2007
 - Source: Provider Magazine (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Key Players Assess State of Long Term Care, 7/1/2007
 - Source: Provider Magazine (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Statement for the Record (American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging), 5/2/2007
 - Source: Senate Special Committee on Aging (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Testimony of Kathryn Allen (Government Accountability Office), 5/2/2007
 - Source: Senate Special Committee on Aging (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Testimony of Mary Ousley (American Health Care Association), 5/2/2007
 - Source: Senate Special Committee on Aging (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Testimony of Alice Hedt (NCCNHR), 5/2/2007
 - Source: Senate Special Committee on Aging (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Report to Ranking Minority Member, Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate , 3/1/2007
 - Source: Government Accountability Office (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Issue Brief #6: From SCHIP Benefit Design to Individual Coverage Decisions, 2/28/2007
 - Source: GWU Center for Health Services Research and Policy (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Children's Eligibility for Medicaid/SCHIP by Income, 2/1/2007
 - Source: Senate Committee on Finance (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Healthy Kids Act of 2007, 2/1/2007
 - Source: Office of Congressmand Rahm Emanuel (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Quality Performance Measurement in Medicaid and SCHIP, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Health Management Associates (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Citizenship Documentation Requirements in Medicaid, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Health Coverage for Low-Income Children, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Prescription for Pennsylvania, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Governor's Office of Health Care Reform (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  SCHIP and Children's Coverage: Leveling the Playing Field for Minority Children, 12/1/2006
 - Source: Families USA (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  How Medicaid and EPSDT Promote Healthy Child Development Among Children With Special Needs, 9/1/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund and GWU (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Case Study of Virginia: Exploring Medicaid and SCHIP Enrollment Trends and Their Links to..., 7/1/2006
 - Source: Covering Kids and Families (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Sourcelist: Improving Coverage Stability For Kids in Medicaid and SCHIP, 6/16/2006
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
6Document  Sourcelist: Helping the Medicare Savings Programs Get Savings to Seniors, 6/12/2006
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Word Document)
6Document  How Applicant Data for the Part D LIS Can Boost Enrollment in Medicare Savings Programs, 5/1/2006
 - Source: State Solutions  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Maximizing MSP Enrollment with Part D: Lessons from Three States, 5/1/2006
 - Source: State Solutions  (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Massachusetts will fail, 4/9/2006
 - Source: USA Today (Word Document)
6Document  Letter from CMS, 4/5/2006
 - Source: Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Section-by-Section Analysis of H. 4850, An Act Providing Access to Affordable, Quality, Account, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Mental Health & Substance Abuse Corporations of Massachusetts (MHSACM) (Word Document)
6Document  Uncharted Territory: current Trends in Section 1115 Demonstrations, 3/1/2006
 - Source: State Coverage Initiatives- Academy Health (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Mark Miller MedPAC Presentation: Hospital Pricing Policy, 1/24/2006
 - Source: MedPAC (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Entrances and Exits: Health Insurance Churning, 1998-2000, 10/1/2005
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Premium Assistance Programs: How Are They Financed and Do States Save Money? , 10/1/2005
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Sourcelist: Safeguarding the Health of Katrina's Victims, 9/12/2005
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform (Word Document)
6Document  Comparing EPSDT and Commercial Insurance Benefits, 9/9/2005
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund and GWU (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  EPSDT: An Overview, 9/1/2005
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund and GWU (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  EPSDT and Coverage Costs, 9/1/2005
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund and GWU (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Reimagining America, 1/1/2005
 - Source: AARP (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  The Integration of Public and Private Insurance: Medicaid and the Long-Term Care Insurance Mark, 10/1/2004
 - Source: University of Illinois (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  Appropriateness of Minimum Nurse Staffing Ratios in Nursing Homes, 12/1/2001
 - Source: Abt Associates Inc. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Document  OBRA '87 Summary, 1/1/2000
 - Source: National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6ToolkitLegal Challenges to the New Health Reform Law, 5/18/2010
Constitutional challenges health reform were already in the works before President Obama signed the new reform law on March 23. On what grounds are states objecting? Are any of the lawsuits filed likely to succeed? This toolkit, written by Kevin Arts, addresses both questions. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
6Offsite Document  Coverage Profile: Vermont, 10/1/2005
 - Source: State Coverage Initiatives (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  A Case Study of the Utah Primary Care network Waiver: insights into its development, design, & , 3/1/2006
 - Source: Kaiser Family Founation Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  Harry Reid- Issues: Health Care, 5/6/2006
 - Source: Harry Reid Official Websight (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  CEO Survival Guide to Pay for Performance- Executive Summary, 1/1/2006
 - Source: QNF Executive Institute (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Budget in Brief - FY 2008 - , 2/1/2007
 - Source: Department of Health and Human Services Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  Can We Trust Population Surveys to Count Medicaid Enrollees And the Uninsured?, 7/1/2006
 - Source: Journal of Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Illinois Covered Plan Details, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Illinois Covered: Affordable Healthcare for All (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  About Those Health Care Plans By The Democrats, 3/3/2008
 - Source: New York Times (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  For Want of a Dentist, 2/28/2007
 - Source: The Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Access to Dental Services for Medicaid Children in Maryland - Dental Action Committee Report, 9/11/2007
 - Source: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Office of Oral Health (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Trends in Emergency Medicaid Expenditures for Recent and Undocumented Immigrants, 3/14/2007
 - Source: Journal of the American Medical Association (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Revisiting Crowd-Out, 9/1/2007
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States, 8/1/2008
 - Source: U.S. Census Bureau Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  Upper Public Program Eligibility Levels for Children and Adults, 12/1/2008
 - Source: Families USA Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2008, 9/1/2008
 - Source: Employee Benefit Research Institute (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Medicaid Re-Enrollment Policies and Childrenís Risk of Hospitalizations for Ambulatory Care, 10/22/2008
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  National Health Spending In 2007: Slower Drug Spending Contributes To Lowest Rate Of Overall , 1/6/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Economic Downturn Threatens California's Health Care System, 12/26/2008
 - Source: PBS News Hour (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  A House Is Not A Home: Keeping Patients At The Center Of Practice Redesign, 5/11/2007
 - Source: Centers on Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Converting State Fiscal Relief to Loans Would Render It Ineffective as Stimulus, 1/7/2009
 - Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Specifics of Stimulus Take Shape, 12/10/2008
 - Source: Wall Street Journal (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  States Want $176 Billion Slice of Stimulus, 12/2/2008
 - Source: Washington Post (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Health Coverage for Low-Income Americans: An Evidence-Based Approach to Public Policy: Executiv, 10/1/2006
 - Source: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  The Medicaid Regulations: Stopping the Abuse of Taxpayers' Dollars, 5/2/2008
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  State Health Care Reform: Retargeting Medicaid Hospital Payments , 8/29/2008
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Medicine for the Job Market, 12/4/2008
 - Source: New York Times (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Doctors Aren't In for Medicaid Patients, 7/19/2007
 - Source: The Wall Street Journal (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Governor Signs Comprehensive Health Care Reform Legislation - Press Release, 5/25/2006
 - Source: Jim Douglas, Governor of Vermont - Vermont.gov (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Health Insurance Coverage: 2006, 8/27/2007
 - Source: U.S. Census Bureau (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Improving Nursing Home Enforcement: Findings from Enforcement Case Studies, 3/22/2007
 - Source: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Division of Health Care Policy and Research Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  OBRA 1987 and the Quality of Nursing Home Care (AHRQ), 3/1/2006
 - Source: Agency for Healthcare Research Quality (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Testimony of John Schnelle (Vanderbilt University), 11/15/2007
 - Source: House Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Health (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  At Many Homes, More Profit and Less Nursing (New York Times), 9/23/2007
 - Source: New York Times (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Fixing SCHIP and Expanding Childrenís Health Care Coverage, 5/2/2007
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  The Effect of the Health Reform Law on Arizona's Health Care Budget, 3/25/2010
 - Source: Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  Implementation Timeline for Federal Health Reform Legislation, 4/13/2010
 - Source: National Governors Association Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  Summary of Coverage Provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 4/28/2010
 - Source: The Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  Health Reform Implementation Timeline, 3/1/2010
 - Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  A Series Examining Health Care Issues in Rural America, 7/1/2010
 - Source: Center for Rural Affairs Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  More Americans Insured: Whatís Behind the Numbers?, 9/12/2012
 - Source: PBS Newshour (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Early Results Show WellPointís Patient-Centered Medical Home Pilots Have Met Some Goals for Costs, Utilization, and Quality, 9/1/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Lessons from Medicareís Demonstration Projects on Disease Management, Care Coordination, and Value-Based Payment, 1/18/2012
 - Source: Congressional Budget Office (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  AMA Urges CMS to Delay Dual-Eligible Demo, 8/3/2012
 - Source: American Medical News (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Medicaid Health Homes for Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions, 8/1/2012
 - Source: The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
6Offsite Document  American Medical Home Runs, 11/5/2009
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  The Accountable Care Organization: Whatever its Growing Pains, the Concept is too Vitally Important to Fail, 7/1/2011
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
6Offsite Document  Care for Dual Eligibles, 6/13/2012
 - Source: Health Affairs (Unknown File Type)
5Briefing  Beyond the $10 Aspirin: How Well Does Our Hospital Financing System Work? , 1/24/2006
Across the country, hospitals are both a critical part of the U.S. health care safety net and a powerful economic engine. Should there be greater transparency regarding hospital costs and charges? Looking ahead, what does the trend in opening specialty hospitals mean for hospital spending, costs, payments and charges? Is there any clear relationship between what hospitals are paid for services and quality of care?  
5Briefing  UNDERSTANDING RESOLUTIONS, RECONCILIATION, and OTHER BUDGETARY RULES OF THE ROAD, 2/11/2005
What are the basic steps in the budget process, and how are budgetary levers used to shape health policy? Who are the key actors at the various stages of the process? If there is a reconciliation bill, how will it be considered in the House and in the Senate? And if there is an effort to reduce the deficit by half over five years, what might this mean for major health programs?  
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 - Source: Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  What Culture Change Is, and Why an Aging Nation Cares, 8/1/2007
 - Source: Aging Today (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Governor's Health Care Proposal, 4/26/2007
 - Source: Office of the Governor of California (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Statement of Genevieve Kenney before Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate, 4/4/2007
 - Source: The Urban Institute (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  2007 'State of the States' Addresses: Health Care Looms Large, 3/1/2007
 - Source: Stateline (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  A Campaign to Improve Quality of Life For Residents & Staff, 2/28/2007
 - Source: Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Letter to Mississippi Congressional Delegation, 2/27/2007
 - Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  National Spending for Long-Term Care, 2/2/2007
 - Source: Georgetown University Long-Term Care Financing Project (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Green Houses Provide a Small Group Setting Alternative to Nursing Homes, 1/1/2007
 - Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Word Document)
5Document  Affordable high quality health care for all Maine people, 1/1/2007
 - Source: DirigoHealth - Maine.gov (Word Document)
5Document  Frequently Asked Questions & Glossary Terms, 1/1/2007
 - Source: DirigoHealth - Maine.gov (Word Document)
5Document  Vermont Health Care Reform: Five-Year Implementation Plan, 12/1/2006
 - Source: State of Vermont Agency of Administration (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Dirigoís Next Phase, 8/9/2006
 - Source: Bangor Daily News (Word Document)
5Document  The Massachusetts Health Plan: Lessons for the States, 7/18/2006
 - Source: The Heritage Foundation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Pay for Performance: A Decision Guide for Purchasers, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Performance Incentive Programs- Chart pack, 4/1/2006
 - Source: Center for Health Care Strategies (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Briefing TranscriptBeyond the $10 Aspirin: How Well Does Our Hospital Financing System Work?, 1/24/2006
 - Source: Kaisernetwork.org (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Sourcelist: Beyond the $10 Aspirin-How Well Does Our Hospital Financing System Work?, 1/24/2006
 - Source: Alliance for Health Reform  (Word Document)
5Document  Development of Strategic Plan Regarding Physician Investment in Specialty Hospitals (excerpt) , 1/24/2006
 - Source: Health Policy Alternatives  (Word Document)
5Document  The Rise and Role of Specialty Pharmacies, 10/1/2005
 - Source: David Suchanek, Biotechnology Healthcare (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Document  Fact Sheet: CMS Actions to Help Beneficiaries, Providers In Katrina Stricken Areas, 9/2/2005
 - Source: CMS (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
5Offsite Document  What is the Breakdown of President Barack Obamaís 2011 Budget, and What are Conservative Solutions to Such Spending Sprees? , 2/1/2010
 - Source: Heritage Foundation (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  NGA's Medicaid Reform Principles, 3/5/2007
 - Source: National Governors Association (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Medicaid and Other Public Programs for Low Income Childless Adults, 8/1/2004
 - Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Adobe Acrobat PDF
5Offsite Document  Governor Rendell Aims To Make Healthcare Affordable, 3/30/2007
 - Source: CBS 3 (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Health Care for All Kids, 1/1/2007
 - Source: State of Illinois: All Kids (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Health Care for All Kids: About All Kids, 1/1/2007
 - Source: State of Illinois: All Kids (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Rite of Passage? Why Young Adults Become Uninsured and How New Policies Can Help, 5/1/2006
 - Source: The Commonwealth Fund Adobe Acrobat PDF
5Offsite Document  Vermontís Health Reform Law, 9/20/2006
 - Source: Families USA (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  Coverage Profile: Utah, 10/1/2005
 - Source: State Coverage Initiatives (Unknown File Type)
5Offsite Document  The Encroaching Fiscal Cliff:Health Care Edition, 9/17/2012
 - Source: American Enterprise Institute (Unknown File Type)

 

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A new Alliance for Health Reform toolkit addresses concerns about whether newly-trained physicians are adequately prepared for today's evolving health care delivery system. Does training adequately emphasize care coordination, team-based care, costs of care, health information technology, cultural competence and quality improvement? Does it encourage students to practice in a primary care setting?

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