Twenty-one states applied and were approved to participate in the Balancing Incentive Program enacted in the 2010 Affordable Care Act which offered enhanced Federal Financial Participation to states that were eligible for the program because their FY 2009 Medicaid spending on home and community-based services (HCBS) was less than 50% of their tota
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Development of a National Adult Protective Services Data System: Namrs Pilot Final Report (volume 1)
VOLUME 1: PILOT OVERVIEW AND FUTURE RECOMMENDATIONS
Angela M. Greene, Michael Lepore, Linda Lux, Kristie Porter, and Emily Vreeland RTI International Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (81 PDF pages)
Unlicensed care homes provide room, board and some level of services for two or more unrelated individuals, but are not licensed or certified by the state. These homes often serve very vulnerable individuals such as individuals with serious mental illness or other disabilities, or older adults with functional limitations and limited financial reso
Molly McGinn-Shapiro, MPP, Susan Mitchell, BS, Edith G. Walsh, PhD, Magdalena Ignaczak, BS, and Lawren Bercaw, MPP, MA RTI International Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (79 PDF pages)
This is the PDF version of the 2015 Update of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease. There have been updates yearly since this report was originally published in 2012. A complete list of the National Plan and updates, and their direct URLs, is available on the second page. More information about the National Alzheimer's Project Act is
NATIONAL PLAN TO ADDRESS ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: 2015 UPDATE Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (58 PDF pages)
Evaluation of the Medicaid Health Home Option for Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions: Annual Report - Year Three
Brenda C. Spillman, Eva H. Allen and Anna Spencer Urban Institute Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (65 PDF pages)
2012 Public Comments on the National Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and the National Alzheimer's Project Act
Table of Contents DECEMBER 2012 COMMENTS We Need a Bold Plan to Stop Alzheimer's (S. O'Connor; Dec 2012) NOVEMBER 2012 COMMENTS
2011 Public Comments on the National Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and the National Alzheimer's Project Act
Table of Contents DECEMBER 2011 COMMENTS
Paula Carder, PhD, Janet O'Keeffe, Dr.PH, RN, and Christine O'Keeffe, RTI International June 15, 2015 ABSTRACT
Residential care settings are an important option for older adults and people with disabilities who require long-term services and supports. They provide a community-based living alternative to individuals who might otherwise require nursing home care and those who do not need this level of care but are unable to continue living in their own or a r
Compendium of Residential Care and Assisted Living Regulations and Policy: 2015 Edition - Continuation
This is the complete Section 5: State Regulatory Profiles.
This paper compares CHIP and QHP out-of-pocket spending for premiums and cost sharing, taking into account premium subsidies and cost-sharing reductions for Marketplace plans. We also review analyses done by others comparing the benefit packages in separate CHIP plans and QHPs.
Implementation Barriers to and Facilitators of Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral, and Treatment (SBIRT) in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
This report reviews the research literature on the barriers in federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) and primary care and strategies for overcoming those barriers to integrate substance use (SU) care into evolving patient-centered medical/health homes (PCMHs). The literature review is supplemented by extensive interviews with experts and site
Improving the Coordination of Services for Adults with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Louisiana State Profile
In 2013, ASPE contracted with Mathematica Policy Research to conduct case studies of the financing arrangements and delivery models that states are using to improve the coordination of care for Medicaid beneficiaries with mental health and substance use disorders in four states: Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, and Tennessee.