Strengthening Advocacy Organizations by Adding Service Delivery

This resource describes benefits, risks and important steps for advocacy organizations considering such a move.

Community Alternatives to Arrest

A quick overview of the who, what, why, where, when and how of pre-arrest diversion programs that create a community alternative to the criminal justice system for people at risk of arrest related to alcohol and drugs.

Women and LGBTQ-Friendly Marketplaces

The Affordable Care Act is already increasing the number of women and LGBT people with health coverage. But we must work to ensure that coverage is affordable and non-discriminatory, covers the services we need and provides quality care.

Promising Practices for Pre-Arrest Diversion Programs

This two-pager highlights five practices to make pre-arrest diversion programs effective.

Comments on Wisconsin Medicaid proposed amendment to its Section 1115 waiver

Community Catalyst comment letter on Wisconsin Medicaid’s proposed amendment to its Section 1115 waiver, the BadgerCare Reform Demonstration project.

Five Ways Medicaid Is Making Health Care Better

This fact sheet shares five ways the Medicaid program is helping to improve the health care system, in addition to helping more than 74 million people, including children, older adults and people with disabilities access the care they need.

Capping Medicaid: How Per Capita Caps Would Affect Long-Term Services & Supports and Home Care jobs

A new report released jointly by the Center and LeadingAge discusses factors that would reduce states’ abilities to provide LTSS in a per capita cap system and the impacts of such a system on the labor force that provides home-based care.

Special Needs Plans: Focusing on Social Determinants of Health Among Duals

This report jointly produced by the Center and the SNP Alliance examines how two special needs health plans are responding to social determinants of health to improve health outcomes for people who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.

SBIRT: Frequently Asked Questions

Financial Alignment Demonstrations Update: Summary of Three Briefs on Evaluation Findings, March 2017

This resource provides a summary of three evaluation briefs on the Financial Alignment Demonstrations recently published by the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office.

Network Adequacy Campaign Guide

This campaign planning guide provides state advocates with a tool to plan their network adequacy campaigns to encompass state-specific strategies and political context. Advocates might use this tool at any stage in their network adequacy campaign.

Case Study: State Consumer Health Advocates Ensure that Provider Directories are an Accurate and Useful Tools for Georgians

This case study examines how Georgians for a Healthy Future (GHF) led the consumer advocacy effort to pass one of the nation’s strongest provider directory bills aimed at helping consumers more easily shop for and navigate their health plans.

The AHCA would leave many older Americans without health care: 10 State's Numbers

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) would make it harder for older adults in Alaska to afford the health care they need. Here are fact sheets with the numbers for AK, AZ, CA, FL, ME, NV, NY, OH, PA, and WV.

American Health Care Act’s Medicaid Plan Is Bad Medicine for Families

The GOP repeal bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), proposes an approach that would result in increases in the uninsured for all ages, forcing states to ration care to children and their families.

Impact of Medicaid Per Capita Caps on Long Term Services and Supports

This issue brief examines the harmful effects on Long Term Services and Supports of House Republican proposals to fundamentally alter the financing of the Medicaid program from a federal-state partnership to a per capita cap program.