Recurrent psychiatric hospitalizations and emergency department (ED) utilization is common among those with serious mental illness resulting in excessively high health care costs, and preventable overuse of services. Peer support services are a recognized part of team-based care for behavioral health conditions.
This report provides an overview of current efforts for implementing electronic health information exchange (eHIE) by long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) providers. The report describes the extent to which LTPAC providers are preparing for and implementing eHIE with their partners and assessing its impact.
Prepared for:Susan Bogasky Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 443F5 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201
This project expands ASPE's Medicare post-acute care (PAC) episode analytic file in terms of sample size and the number of years used (2006-2008) to provide more detailed characteristics of PAC episodes under different definitions.
ASPE awarded a small Professional Services Purchase Order to provide information to be used in the §4104(a). This Primer provides information on federal and state payment methods and sources of payments for Medicaid nursing facilities and Medicare skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, inpatient rehabilitation and long-term care hospitals. [20 PDF pages]