This section presents information gathered during the case study visits to the five selected NAVIGATE programs across the county. We conducted site visits to the following sites during May and June 2012.
Early Intervention Financing and Resources: Final Report. Site Visit Approach and the Discussion Guides
In all cases, the data collected and analyzed were intended to provide informed perspectives on the implementation and financing of the interventions and illuminate important barriers and barrier-resolution strategies. The project used a case study approach to obtain information on how sites are using different federal and local sources of funding
The main research questions of the Early Intervention Financing and Resources project concern the financing of the multi-element intervention for first-episode psychosis. Overarching questions focus on embedding these services within the context of usual treatment settings in the United States, including community mental health centers (CMHCs) and
The objective of this project is to study the implementation of coordinated specialty care services in NAVIGATE, the active treatment intervention in the National Institute of Mental Health's (NIMH's) Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode (RAISE) Early Treatment Program (ETP). The focus of this project is on the important issues of finan
Background and Motivation
The authors are grateful to Kirsten Beronio (project officer at the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care) and Lisa Patton (formerly with ASPE) for their guidance and insights. Westat study team would also like to express its deep appreciation to all NAVIGATE site staff
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
DIABETES: YOU COULD BE AT RISK — TAKE THE TEST, KNOW YOUR SCORE! Diabetes means your blood sugar (glucose) is too high. How would you know? Are you often thirsty, hungry, or tired? Do you urinate often? Do you have sores that heal slowly, tingling in your feet, or blurry eyesight? Even without these signs, you could still have diabetes.
The availability of high-quality diabetes care services is crucial to support persons with diabetes in their efforts to manage the disease and prevent complications. Agencies within HHS support a variety of programs intended to measure and inform the quality of diabetes care in the United States.
Agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have developed a number of initiatives to promote detection of diabetes in the U.S. Agencies are also conducting research into the most effective strategies for screening pre-diabetes as well as type 2 diabetes.
Various agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have developed health communication campaigns to raise awareness of diabetes and educate patients, providers, employers, and school personnel about how to prevent or delay complications from diabetes.
Multiple agencies within the federal government have initiated a broad range of diabetes prevention, detection, and treatment activities. Many state and local agencies have adopted and implemented these activities and programs. Selected examples of these federal efforts are listed below. Web site addresses are provided (where applicable) for more
In addition to information gathered through the town hall meetings, additional resources collected from a variety of sources informed the NDAP, including input from the internal HHS advisory group and information shared by HHS agencies. A thorough literature review was conducted. In addition, information submitted by interested organizations (e.g.
Three town hall meetings provided public forums for the Secretary to listen to comments from the diabetes community. The information gathered in these forums helped to inform the development of NDAP.
The NDAP Internal Advisory Committee, comprised of senior officials from the various HHS agencies, provided advice on the scope and content for the plan. In addition, the Advisory Committee provided guidance throughout the NDAP development process and helped to establish the focus and parameters of the plan. The committee also reviewed a draft of
Diabetes: A National Plan for Action. Appendix C: Development of Diabetes: A National Plan for Action
Prompted by the Secretary’s commitment to disease prevention and health promotion, and efforts of interested individuals and organizations, the creation of Diabetes: A National Plan for Action (hereby referred to as the National Diabetes Action Plan—NDAP) offers an important opportunity to identify and coordinate activities among relevant stak
Diabetes: A National Plan for Action. Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 Improvements for Individuals with Diabetes
The new law enhances diabetes coverage for beneficiaries by adding several improvements.
Diabetes: A National Plan for Action. Current Coverage of Preventive Services for Individuals with Diabetes
Currently, Medicare Part B covers several preventive services that are important to individuals with diabetes.
Diabetes: A National Plan for Action. Current Medicare Coverage of Services and Supplies for Individuals with Diabetes
Medicare covers important services and supplies for individuals with diabetes.
The Medicare program is a federal health insurance program for people age 65 or older, people under age 65 with certain disabilities, and people with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Medicare covers more than 40 million beneficiaries.