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CMC CoIIN Family Focus Group Infographics – Telehealth and COVID-19

Authors Rubina Veerakone

Date 2022

Project CoIIN to Advance Care for CMC

Keywords Covid-19

The infographics share the experiences of families in the CMC CoIIN focus groups related to the impact of COVID-19 on their child and family and the benefits and challenges of telehealth. 

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Beyond COVID-19: Perspectives on Telehealth from CMC CoIIN Providers and Families

Authors Candace Jarzombek, Rubina Veerakone

Date 2022

Project CoIIN to Advance Care for CMC

Keywords Covid-19, Health Equity, Kentucky

The Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network to Advance Care for Children with Medical Complexity (CMC CoIIN) had the unique opportunity to study the experiences of health care providers and families of CMC in 2020 as care delivery quickly transitioned to telehealth. Now, as in-person services have returned, reflecting on what we have learned can help shape the future of telehealth for CMC.

This package includes:

  1. A telehealth learnings infographic on strategies for success, family perspectives, and centering equity.
  2. A short podcast interview with the Kentucky CMC CoIIN Team about their experience expanding telehealth during the COVID-19 shut down and the benefits of telehealth for children and families they serve.
    1. Podcast Producer/Host: Candace Jarzombek, Graduate Research Fellow
    2. Featuring:
      1. Donna Croslin, Nurse Administrator
      2. Davenna Bales, Nurse Administrator
      3. Sondra Gilbert, Director, Family 2 Family Information Center & Parent Consultant
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Texas HHSC approved Summary of Service Coordination

Authors Kendall Sharp MBA, MSN, APRN, CPNP, Rahel Berhane, MD

Date 2022

Project CoIIN to Advance Care for CMC

Keywords Medical Home, Texas

Children’s Comprehensive Care (CCC) summarizes the responsibilities of both the medical home (CCC) and the MCO (Managed Care Organization) for the delegation of service coordination tasks. Prior to the MCO committing to reimbursing the medical home for service coordination tasks, they wanted HHSC to approve the arrangement.

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Policy Brief: A Perspective on Cost Effectiveness in Pediatric Comprehensive Complex Care Service Models

Authors Steve Fitton

Date 2022

Project CoIIN to Advance Care for CMC

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This brief presents evidence on the cost effectiveness of comprehensive service delivery models to improve care for children with medical complexity (CMC) and describes the unique challenges in cost effectiveness evaluations for this population. It also points to Medicaid policy opportunities that provide financial support for a developmental period, whether focused on model development or systems building expansion. This information is offered as a resource to help make the financial case for further development and expansion of service delivery models for CMC.

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National Care Coordination Academy Recording: March 22, 2022

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Date 2022

Project CoIIN to Advance Care for CMC

Keywords

After this session, participants will understand the critical role of Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) can play in improving health outcomes for persons with complex, chronic needs across the age spectrum, identify opportunities for adult and pediatric LTSS to meaningfully engage and create a bridge, especially crossover in models of care, outcomes (measurement) and policy spheres, and gain knowledge with how care coordination tools, processes, and measures can support an equitable approach to transition/transfer of young adults and adults with complex needs.

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National Care Coordination Academy Recording: January 25, 2022

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Date 2022

Project CoIIN to Advance Care for CMC

Keywords

After this session, participants will identify different methods used across care coordination programs to assess the time requirements for high quality care coordination, understand how ongoing relationships with payers support the program, and articulate how programs have identified children to enroll with medical complexity.

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Parent Perception of Care Integration PRO

Authors Team MN Care Coordination Academy Team

Date 2022

Project CoIIN to Advance Care for CMC

Keywords Minnesota, Unmet Need

Combined questions from PICS and FECC to create a PRO that measures care integration.

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PPT Slide Deck: Paths to Financial Sustainability for Comprehensive Pediatric Complex Care Programs: A Medicaid Policy Toolkit for Title V Programs

Authors Steve Fitton, Meg Comeau, MHA , Bethlyn Houlihan, MSW, MPH

Date 2022

Project CoIIN to Advance Care for CMC

Keywords

This slide deck, originally presented at the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs’ 2021 virtual conference, outlines a number of policy opportunities for Title V programs to utilize in sustaining funding for pediatric complex care. The presentation breaks down these policy opportunities into broad, targeted, eligibility, and reimbursement based strategies. For more in-depth information on each, review “Strategies for Changing State Medicaid Policy to Improve Services to Children with Medical Complexity”.

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Published Paper: Strategies for Changing State Medicaid Policy to Improve Services to Children with Medical Complexity

Authors Steve Fitton, Meg Comeau

Date 2022

Project CoIIN to Advance Care for CMC

Keywords

This paper introduces a number of existing Medicaid policy instruments and explains how to use them more effectively for programs and providers dedicated to serving CMC. Because Medicaid programs are so variable across the nation, we also provide a diagnostic approach to understanding each state’s Medicaid policy and service delivery system environment. Finally, we offer strategies of different scale to demonstrate how to change policy incrementally from the targeted to transformative.

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Policy Panel Recording: If Not Now, When? If Not Us, Who?

Authors Meg Comeau , Steve Fitton, Cara Coleman, Jeff Schiff

Date 2022

Project CoIIN to Advance Care for CMC

Keywords Financing

A policy panel recording from Day 1 (June 8th, 2022) of the National Convening on the Future of Care for Children with Medical Complexity

Panelists:

– Stephen Fitton, Principal, V/XIX Consulting; former state Medicaid Director

– Jeffrey Schiff, MD, MBA, Senior Scholar, Academy Health; former state Medicaid Medical Director

– Cara Coleman, JD, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, Family Voices

 

Moderator: Meg Comeau, MHA, Senior Project Director, Boston University Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health

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