Overview The state's adult day services licensing standards, developed after the legislature approved licensing authority in 2003, are currently voluntary due to lack of funding for the licensing agency to administer the licensing process. However, the Division of Aging Services has standards that must be met by providers in the statewide agin
Overview The Arkansas Office of Long Term Care in the Department of Human Services licenses adult day care (ADC) and adult day health care (ADHC) under separate rules and regulations. Arkansas provides ADC and ADHC under the ElderChoices Medicaid waiver and requires providers to be licensed. Licensure and Certification Requirements
Regulatory Review of Adult Day Services: Final Report SECTION 2. STATE REGULATORY PROFILES
Virtually all states have both orientation and initial and ongoing training requirements, but they are minimal. Some requirements are quite general, while others are specific regarding the type of training and the number of hours required. Most states require at least one staff trained in first aid and CPR on duty at all times. Examples of the wid
Regulatory Review of Adult Day Services: Final Report SECTION 1. OVERVIEW OF ADULT DAY SERVICES REGULATIONS This section provides a brief overview of states' approaches to regulating ADS providers in key areas and highlights similarities and differences among them.
PUBLIC LAW 104-191 104th Congress An Act To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets, to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery, to promote the use of medical savings accounts, to improve access to
Medicaid and Permanent Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless Individuals: Emerging Practices From the Field. Summary of Key Findings
Medicaid Eligibility, Enrollment, and Services
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. Technical Conditions Required for Research Using EHR and Other Electronic Health Data
In order to use information in EHRs for research, it is first necessary for a number of technical conditions to be in place, such as the ability to extract and format data for research, as well as to address issues with missing data and data quality. As with claims data, the information in EHRs was not collected for research purposes.
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. Availability of Information to Identify Small Populations
Some small populations may be identifiable using information that is now typically recorded in EHRs. Residents of rural areas may be identifiable by the address and zip code information that is collected for billing purposes, although not all providers collect updated address information at each visit, so some of this information may not be up to
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. Methodology for Identifying and Exploring Small Populations in This Report
In selecting our example small populations, we targeted those that would illustrate a broad range of health and health care questions, as well as challenges encountered in conducting research to answer them, with existing federal data sources and potential with electronic sources generated in medical care.
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. The Growing Availability of Electronic Health Data
The Institute of Medicine sees EHRs as an essential part of a “learning health care system,” and many believe they are critical for the success of medical homes, accountable care organizations, and other provider payment and delivery system reforms resulting from the Affordable Care Act. The use of EHR data for research depends first of all on
Strategies for Measuring the Quality of Psychotherapy: A White Paper to Inform Measure Development and Implementation
Strategies for Measuring the Quality of Psychotherapy: A White Paper to Inform Measure Development and Implementation Executive Summary May 15, 2014 Jonathan Brown, Sarah Hudson Scholle and Melissa Azur Mathematica Policy Research Abstract
Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Providers Engaged in Health Information Exchange: Final Report Executive Summary Colene Byrne, Ph.D. Westat Michelle Dougherty, MA, RHIA AHIMA Foundation October 29, 2013
Michelle Dougherty and Margaret Williams AHIMA Foundation Michael Millenson Health Quality Advisors LLC Jennie Harvell U.S. Department of Health and Human Services June 2013
This report describes the experience of selected state governments in regulating provider-owned health care delivery systems that accept insurance risk for the provision or arrangement of health care services. We refer to these entities as Provider-Sponsored Organizations (PSOs). The primary sources of the information used for this report were int
Health Care in Transition: Technology Assessment in the Private Sector Prepared by: Richard Rettig of the RAND Corporation Office of the Assistant Secretary of Planning and Evaluation Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. July, 1996.
Core Performance Indicators for Homeless-Serving Programs Administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Contents Characteristics of the Four Homeless-Serving Programs Analysis of Measures Derived from Homeless Administrative Data Systems (HADS) Potential Core Performance Measures For Homeless-Specific Service Programs Application of Suggested Core Performance Measures To DHHS Mainstream Programs Serving Homeless Individuals
The 2015 President’s Budget proposes major new investments to build the health care workforce and improve the delivery of health care services, particularly primary care services, across the nation. This report describes its key components: a new Health Resources and Services Administration grant program geared toward modernizing graduate medi
To date a number of private and public sector initiatives have commenced that rely on value-driven principles for the delivery of health care services. Given the variation that may exist across these initiatives it is important to have a good structure for examining and evaluating their implementation and overall effectiveness.