Recent findings from AcademyHealth’s Payment Reform for Population Health Initiative, featured in Health Affairs yesterday, identify several strategies to leverage current Medicaid authorities to promote and provide prevention services.
Manufacturing Companies are Investing in Community Health, but Collaboration with Local Public Health Leaders Could Maximize Their Impact
Large manufacturing companies, which are often based in communities with relatively high rates of poor health behaviors and health outcomes, are well positioned to impact the health of those communities.
Innovative Medicaid Payment Strategies for Upstream Prevention and Population Health: An Executive Summary
AcademyHealth collaborated with Nemours Children’s Health System to help state Medicaid programs test approaches to financing upstream prevention and addressing social determinants of health. This brief highlights lessons learned and synthesizes important takeaways from that work.
Highlighting work in Maryland, this brief outlines how a state Medicaid agency can maximize existing authority to delivery nutritional counseling in Head Start settings in an effort to prevent obesity.
Medicaid cannot address and invest in social determinants on its own. This brief highlights Head Start as a natural partner offering significant opportunity for alignment of care coordination and service delivery with Medicaid.
AcademyHealth and Nemours work in Oregon highlighted that the 2016 Medicaid Managed Care Rules enable Medicaid to fund and pay for a wide range of upstream interventions via managed care.
Working with the Washington Health Care Authority, AcademyHealth and Nemours examined the evidence base supporting upstream prevention investments from a business perspective.
Read the latest from the National Interoperability Collaborative and its work to increase collaboration among the sectors that impact health and well-being by improving information-sharing, interoperability, and use of technology.
This 2015-2017 Progress Report details how AcademyHealth worked with our members, partners, and funders to make both health care and research better all with the aim of making health and health care better for everybody.
Lisa Simpson, AcademyHealth President and CEO, opened the 2018 AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference with the following remarks, encouraging attendees to find the areas of opportunity for progress in the year ahead.