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Past Issues of Catalyst Center ePublications

Catalyst Center Monthly Update The Catalyst Center publishes a Monthly Update that highlights a policy brief, fact sheet, tutorial, research project, or other new Catalyst Center resource that focuses on improving health insurance and financing of care for children and youth with special health care [...]

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Transition Services

Transition services are the services and supports that help youth with special health care needs move from pediatric to adult systems of care.


Reducing Under-Insurance for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

This Catalyst Center policy brief provides information about Medicaid Buy-In Programs including what they are, how they work, how they help both families raising Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)/disabilities and the states. Learn about existing Medicaid Buy-in programs in [...]


SPECTRuM Project

The “Strategic Peer-Enhanced Care and Retention Model” (SPECTRuM) project aimed to expand access to and improve retention in HIV care and treatment for PLWHA. To achieve this goal, the project implemented a two-pronged approach: Strategy 1: Employ a nurse-peer team to work with the exis [...]



The nine medical home models created partnerships between HIV and housing providers, and integrated behavioral health and HIV services They added a network navigator to the health care team who worked intensively one-on-one with clients to reduce barriers to care and improve access to HIV care, hous [...]


Public Health Social Work in Global Health Fellowship

The Public Health Social Work MSW/MPH Program Fellowship in Global Health is sponsored by the Boston University Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health (CISWH) and the Boston University MSW/MPH program. Under the direction of Betty J. Ruth, Clinical Professor and Director of the MSW/MPH Pr [...]


Health Insurance Consumer Guide for Newly Insured Ryan White Clients

If you have clients who are newly insured and need help understanding their policy, give them this guide as a resource: “Making the Most of Your Coverage”. The guide explains important insurance documents, key insurance terminology, understanding how to anticipate health care costs, know [...]


Mari-Lynn Drainoni

Mari-Lynn Drainoni, M.Ed., Ph.D., is Research Professor of Health Law, Policy and Management at the Boston University School of Public Health.  She also holds an appointment in the Section of Infectious Diseases in the School of Medicine in the Boston University School of Medicine; and is Co-Direc [...]

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