This Issue Paper looks at innovative ways that public housing agencies are supporting housing for formerly homeless people in the communities the researchers visited.
Medicaid Financing for Services in Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless People: Current Practices and Opportunities. Notes
The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured has published Medicaid: a Primer which explains key information about the Medicaid program. This publication, available at http://www.kff.org/medicaid/upload/7334-04.pdf provides clear explanations about Medicaid for readers who want more information about mandatory and optional benefits,
Medicaid Financing for Services in Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless People: Current Practices and Opportunities. 3.1. Who is Eligible for Mental Health Services Covered Under Medicaid?
Each state establishes its own specific criteria for eligibility for community mental health services. Generally, in order for services to be covered there must be a need for mental health services for a mental disorder or suspected mental disorder, and the person must meet the first of the following three criteria, plus either one or both of
Medicaid Financing for Services in Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless People: Current Practices and Opportunities
This Issue Paper describes the ways that Medicaid is being used now and might be used in the future under provisions of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 to serve chronically homeless people. [67 PDF pages]
A Descriptive Analysis of the U.S. Department of Labor's Long-Term Care Registered Apprenticeship Programs. Appendix A. Detailed Tables on Certified Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, and Apprenticeship Sponsors
TABLE A-1 . Characteristics of Certified Nursing Assistants by Occupational Group Characteristics
The "Value Added" of Linking Publicly Assisted Housing for Low-Income Older Adults with Enhanced Services: A Literature Syntheses and Environmental Scan. Bibliography
ABT Associates. (2011). Permanent Supportive Housing Voucher Demonstration Evaluation Design Options, Contract #HHS23320095624WC, Task 4.1: Literature Synthesis and Preliminary Environmental Scan, Options. American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging. (2010). National Summit on Affordable Senior Housing with Services. Washington, DC.
The "Value Added" of Linking Publicly Assisted Housing for Low-Income Older Adults with Enhanced Services: A Literature Syntheses and Environmental Scan
This paper reviews the literature on effectiveness on existing models of affordable housing with health or supportive services. The review found a range of program models, including a variety of types of services, and delivery methods (congregate or scattered-site). There were benefits to residents including meeting unmet needs for services, impro
Missouri operates an Administrative Agent System. In this system, mental health services are accessed through 25 service areas, with each service area serving particular counties of the state. Administrative Agents and/or Affiliates (CMHCs) are responsible for providing these services. These designated centers serve as entry/exit points in each ge
This report presents findings from a study of the implementation of coordinated specialty care services provided to individuals who are experiencing the early stages of schizophrenia as part of the National Institute of Mental Health’s (NIMH’s) Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode (RAISE) initiative. This NIMH initiative is a test o
Care Coordination for People With Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias. Literature Review Methods
We conducted literature searches in PubMed, Web of Science, Scopus, Cochrane, and Ageline using the keywords "Care Coordination" and "Case Management," focusing on health care or long-term services and supports (LTSS) settings, and limited to persons with dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Searches in PubMed combined the MeSH term "Alzheimer disease
This report summarizes the research literature on care coordination for people with Alzheimer's disease, with a particular focus on programs that coordinate both medical care and long-term services and supports. Overall, there is limited evidence of the effectiveness of these programs in improving patient outcomes or reducing health care utilizati
Element Description MLTSS Program Texas STAR+PLUS Program Lead Agency
Quality in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Programs. Appendix B. Michigan's Managed Specialty Supports and Services
Element Description MLTSS Program Medicaid Managed Specialty Supports and Services Concurrent 1915(b)/(c) Waiver Program
This report explores how several states have designed their quality monitoring and improvement programs for managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS). The authors focus on the early adopters of MLTSS as well as those programs that are presented considered "established". The findings demonstrate how states take somewhat different approaches
Element Description/Notes State and Lead Agency Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)
Element Description/Notes State and Lead Agency Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)
This report describes how frequently various quality requirement elements appear in managed care organization contracts, as well as some similarities and differences in the quality requirements.
Medicaid-Financed Institutional Services: Characteristics of Nursing Home and ICF/IID Residents and Their Patterns of Care. C. Associations Between Lengths of Stay in Nursing Homes and State Policy-Related Variables
Policymakers often want to know whether there is any association between their policies and the use of services at the state level. To explore this question, we assessed the relationship between the length of enrollees' nursing home stays and policy-related measures. Although these associations may be informative to those who seek to improve LTC s
1. The first annual report was produced under the oversight of a bipartisan Advisory Board on Welfare Indicators, which assisted the Secretary in defining welfare dependence, developing indicators of welfare dependence, and choosing appropriate data. Under the terms of the original authorizing legislation, the Advisory Board was terminated in Oct