Analyses or Summaries

Summary of a report, legislation, regulation or measure, and analysis of what it means to children's health and children's hospitals.

Resources

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Administrative Actions Chart
June 19, 2018

An overview of federal regulations and other administrative guidance of interest to children's hospitals.

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Vermont Global Commitment to Health Waiver
June 15, 2018

Through a demonstration extension, Vermont will establish a Medicaid Accountable Care Organization (ACO) payment and delivery model.

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Florida Managed Medical Assistance Program
June 15, 2018

Florida's demonstration moved beneficiaries from fee-for-service Medicaid into managed care plans.

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Implications for children of DOJ decision against ACA defense in Texas lawsuit
June 15, 2018

CHA created a factsheet that provides an overview of the potential implications for children’s private coverage of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) ...

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Illinois Behavioral Health Transformation
June 1, 2018

Illinois's waiver implements ten pilot programs that are currently not available to state Medicaid beneficiaries.

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South Dakota's Former Foster Care Youth
June 1, 2018

South Dakota's waiver provides Medicaid coverage to former foster care youth up to age 26.

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Utah Primary Care Network Demonstration Waiver
May 31, 2018

Utah's demonstration extends or alters Medicaid coverage for specific adult populations.

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Oklahoma SoonerCare Waiver
May 31, 2018

Oklahoma's demonstration implements a managed care delivery system using a patient-centered medical home model and expands coverage for certain adult ...

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New Hampshire Health Protection Program Premium Assistance Waiver
May 31, 2018

New Hampshire's demonstration implements a premium assistance program for adults between the ages 19 to 65 with incomes up to 133 percent of the ...

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Medicaid Access Regulation – 2018
May 23, 2018

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule to modify requirements to ensure Medicaid payment rates.

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Administration Releases Drug Price Blueprint and Request for Information
May 18, 2018

CHA prepared a high-level summary of the Blueprint to lower drug prices and reduce out-of-pocket costs. Member hospitals are encouraged to review it ...

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Medicare Inpatient Payment Proposed Rule Summary
May 11, 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its FY 2019 Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long-Term ...

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Key Section 1115 Medicaid Waivers
May 3, 2018

State-by-state summaries of waivers for statuatory Medicaid requirements as allowed by Section 1115 of the Social Security Act and approval of the ...

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Arkansas' Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA-like) Waiver
May 3, 2018

Arkansas's waiver serves disabled children under the age of 19 who require an institutional level of care.

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Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program
May 3, 2018

Texas's demonstration aims to expand Medicaid managed care statewide and establish two funding pools that promote health system transformation and ...

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Minnesota Reform 2020 Waiver
May 3, 2018

Minnesota's demonstration contains elements of two previous Section 1115 waivers and was created to allow people access to the home and ...

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Virginia GAP and ARTS Delivery System Transformation Waiver
April 27, 2018

The summary of this waiver is still under development and will be available soon.

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Healthy Louisiana Opioid Use Disorder/Substance Use Disorder Demonstration
April 20, 2018

Florida's demonstration moved beneficiaries from fee-for-service Medicaid into managed care plans.

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Maryland HealthChoice Demonstration
April 20, 2018

Maryland's HealthChoice demonstration provides health care services for most Medicaid beneficiaries, including children up to age 21, through a ...

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New Hampshire Building Capacity for Transformation
April 20, 2018

New Hampshire proposes to establish six Designated State Health Programs to support the state's broader Medicaid Care Management program and ...

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Iowa Wellness Plan
April 20, 2018

Iowa's waiver seeks to influence enrollee decisions related to healthy behaviors through the assessment and potential waiver of monthly premiums.

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Wisconsin BadgerCare Reform
April 20, 2018

Wisconsin's demonstration provides health care coverage through BadgerCare Plus to all childless adults between ages 19 and 64 and who have incomes ...

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West Virginia Creating a Continuum of Care for Medicaid Enrollees with Substance Use Disorders
April 20, 2018

West Virginia's demonstration focuses on expanding access to substance use disorder services for the state's entire Medicaid population.

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Healthy Indiana Plan
April 20, 2018

The Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) expands the current HIP demonstration to extend Medicaid coverage to all non-disabled adults ages 19-64 with income at ...

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Pennsylvania Medicaid Coverage for Former Foster Care Youth from a Different State
April 20, 2018

Pennsylvania's demonstration expands Medicaid coverage to young adults under age 26 who were in foster care in another state.