Release Date: November 23, 2015
A new guide from the United Hospital Fund distills information about the State’s value-based payment roadmap and the process for implementing it for several critical audiences, including health care providers, health plans, policymakers, and other Medicaid stakeholders.
Release Date: November 10, 2015
A new United Hospital Fund report highlights four implementation challenges that must be solved as part of a successful redesign of behavioral health services for children in New York’s Medicaid program.
Release Date: November 06, 2014
The United Hospital Fund today published a compendium of short, easily digestible regional chartbooks that provide a high-level overview of service utilization of New York’s Medicaid beneficiaries.
Release Date: July 16, 2014
Nearly 400 providers, payers, policymakers, advocates, and other stakeholders explored the accomplishments and ongoing challenges of reform at the Fund’s 2014 Medicaid conference, featuring keynotes by New York State Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson and SCAN Foundation President Bruce Chernof, MD, and two panels of in-the-field experts.
Release Date: July 14, 2014
This Fund report presents facts, context, and base assumptions to give policymakers, health care leaders, and other interested New Yorkers an essential grounding in what New York’s Medicaid program is and does in 2014.
Release Date: July 11, 2014
Chad Shearer has joined the United Hospital Fund as the new director of its Medicaid Institute.
Release Date: April 01, 2014
Andrea G. Cohen has joined the United Hospital Fund as Senior Vice President for Program.
Release Date: March 31, 2014
Two Medicaid Institute reports analyze the implementation of mandatory managed care enrollment for New York’s Medicaid beneficiaries receiving long-term care services.
Release Date: August 05, 2013
This report from the Medicaid Institute at United Hospital Fund examines nursing home trends in New York, noting that nursing homes have evolved since the ‘90s from primarily providing residential care for seniors to focusing on both post-acute services and long-term care.
Release Date: February 26, 2013
A new Medicaid Institute report examines New York's plan to move children in foster care into Medicaid managed care.
Release Date: November 20, 2012
A report from the Medicaid Institute at United Hospital Fund focuses on an important extension of New York’s landmark Medicaid reforms—the proposed Fully Integrated Duals Advantage program, or FIDA.
Release Date: February 27, 2012
Two new Medicaid Institute reports focus on the implementation of Medicaid policy changes in New York, which will require participation in care management for beneficiaries receiving either long-term care or behavioral health services.
Release Date: December 06, 2011
A new Medicaid Institute report focuses on measuring quality of care for Medicaid beneficiaries with complex needs, including those with multiple chronic conditions, behavioral health conditions, and long-term care needs.
Release Date: February 16, 2011
Medicaid beneficiaries who receive care for mental health or substance abuse have greater physical health needs, and higher overall Medicaid costs, than other beneficiaries—a pattern that points to the need for better integration of physical and behavioral health care under Medicaid, according to this report.