The Dual Agenda: November 5, 2015

State Highlights

Reports from California, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, Virginia

Noteworthy News

In this section:

  • CMS Releases Findings on Medicare Risk Adjustment Study
  • Community Health Workers Show Great Potential for Improving Health Outcomes
  • Update from CMS on Quality Measures
  • Leading Health Care Thinker Counsels Patience with Dual Eligible Demonstration
  • Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in the Spotlight
  • Further Study Slated for Bundled Payments for Cancer Treatment
Featured Resources

In this section:

  • New Toolkit on Care Transitions for Persons with Mental Health & Co-Occurring Conditions
  • NASHP Conference Materials Now Available
  • Medicaid ACOs State Profiles
Key Dates

Monday, November 23 (12:30-2:00PM) Webinar: Incorporating Delivery System Reform Incentives into Medicaid Waivers: State and Federal Perspectives

The National Academy for State Health Policy will host a webinar discussing the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) and DSRIP-like programs as a mechanism to incentivize system transformation and quality improvements in hospitals and other providers that serve high volumes of low-income patients. The webinar will feature speakers from federal and state government who will discuss the opportunities and challenges for incorporating DSRIP or DSRIP-like programs into 1,115 demonstrations and potential areas for ensuring alignment of federal and state approaches.

Please register for the webinar.

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