Highlighting work in Maryland, this brief outlines how a state Medicaid agency can maximize existing authority to delivery nutritional counseling in Head Start settings in an effort to prevent obesity.
Medicaid cannot address and invest in social determinants on its own. This brief highlights Head Start as a natural partner offering significant opportunity for alignment of care coordination and service delivery with Medicaid.
AcademyHealth and Nemours work in Oregon highlighted that the 2016 Medicaid Managed Care Rules enable Medicaid to fund and pay for a wide range of upstream interventions via managed care.
Working with the Washington Health Care Authority, AcademyHealth and Nemours examined the evidence base supporting upstream prevention investments from a business perspective.
Read the latest from the National Interoperability Collaborative and its work to increase collaboration among the sectors that impact health and well-being by improving information-sharing, interoperability, and use of technology.
This 2015-2017 Progress Report details how AcademyHealth worked with our members, partners, and funders to make both health care and research better all with the aim of making health and health care better for everybody.
Lisa Simpson, AcademyHealth President and CEO, opened the 2018 AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference with the following remarks, encouraging attendees to find the areas of opportunity for progress in the year ahead.
AcademyHealth CEO Shares Opportunities for 2018 Health Policy Progress in Recent Health Affairs Blog
As we bear witness to all the change afoot, our challenge is to identify when – and for whom – a change is an improvement. For those of us who produce the evidence that help us determine this, there is no time to rest.
This one-pager highlights key components of the National Interoperability Collaborative, an initiative led by AcademyHealth and Stewards of Change Institute, to increase collaboration among the sectors that impact health and well-being by improving information-sharing, interoperability, and use of technology.
Paying for Population Health: Case Studies on the Role of the Health System in Addressing Social Determinants of Health
In collaboration with AcademyHealth’s Payment Reform for Population Health project, a team at Northeastern University conducted four case studies of cross-sector community-level population health improvement efforts focused on addressing social determinants of health.