In June 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) announced its newest, voluntary, multi-payer Alternative Payment Model (APM) called Making Care Primary (MCP).
Prior to the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) evaluated changes to the Medicare Telehealth Services List (the List) through an annual rulemaking process.
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the already-growing mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) (behavioral health) crisis gripping children and youth in the United States.
Many states are actively working to make changes to their systems to enable ex parte renewals at the individual level and implement mitigation strategies to ensure eligible Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollees retain coverage until those system changes are ...
Community health workers (CHWs) are frontline public health workers who come from and/or have deep roots in the communities they serve.
The inclusion of racial and ethnic groups in clinical trials has been a national priority for decades, but progress toward that end has been limited.
A clinical trial infrastructure is often viewed as a cost rather than as a strategic investment. In any setting, to accrue more patients, organizations need a supporting and efficient infrastructure as well as a clinical practice culture that embraces research as part of their care delivery model.
Telehealth holds great potential as a tool to support improved access to and continuity of care. For a variety of reasons, this promise has been largely unfulfilled.
The CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) is launching a new Alternative Payment Model (APM) focused on Dementia Care: The GUIDE model. It will launch in July 2024 and run for eight years.
The COVID-19 pandemic catalyzed a dramatic rise in the use of telehealth nationwide to deliver services to individuals enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).