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HIV/AIDS Medical Case Management Acuity Tool Form and Evaluation Report

In 2014, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) and Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) launched a project to develop an acuity tool to assess the severity of needs of clients living with HIV. The CAHPP team worked with MDPH and BPHC staff to create an acuity tool that assesses clie [...]


Improving Access to HIV Care Using CHWs

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 [...]


What’s the Deal with MOE?

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Family Opportunity Act (FOA)

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% federal poverty level ( [...]

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