As the Technical Assistance and Evaluation Center (TAEC) for the initiative, Boston University (BU) will provide training and technical assistance to these provider sites, especially CHWs and supervisors, as they develop and implement the CHW model in their settings. BU will also evaluate the effect [...]
The Maintenance of Effort (MOE) provisions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires states to keep the eligibility criteria for their Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) that they had in place on March 23, 2010, the day the ACA was signed into law. Under MOE, states cannot [...]
In this webinar, experts from the Catalyst Center and the National Center for Medical Home Implementation shared information, based on recently developed fact sheets, (webinar slides and fact sheets: Affordable Care Act Fact Sheets for Families) on how the following ACA provisions can help families [...]
A public benefits program, jointly funded by state and federal dollars. The federal government oversees the program, but it is administered by the states. Medicaid provides coverage for health care and health-related services to low-income and other specific categories of individuals, such as childr [...]
Federal legislation that gives states the option of providing Medicaid coverage to children who meet the disability standard used in the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, but whose family income is higher than the income limits for SSI or Medicaid but less than 300% FPL. States may charge [...]
Many states contract with private health insurers to manage, provide or arrange for the provision of care, and coordinate care for Medicaid enrollees.
States may request a waiver from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to cover other groups of individuals by “waiving” certain federal regulations.
Rylin and David Rodgers were shocked at how quickly medical debt changed their lives. They had college educations, good jobs with health insurance, and comfortable savings before their children were born. Unaccustomed to asking for help, Rylin once went three days without eating as she sat by her so [...]
Making life better for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) and their families is at the heart of our work. The Catalyst Center is committed to promoting strategies and sharing ideas that can make the health care system work for everyone. These personal stories help illustrate [...]
Many Title V and Medicaid programs use funds from their own programs or leverage other funding to reduce the number of Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) without health insurance, close benefit gaps, pay for additional services, and build the capacity of the system of care. [...]
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