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News & Events

Chad Shearer Promoted to Vice President for Policy at United Hospital Fund

Release Date: October 25, 2016

Chad Shearer will now serve as vice president for policy as well as leading UHF’s Medicaid work.

United Hospital Fund Analyzes Medicaid Spending on and Service Utilization by Children in New York

Release Date: July 07, 2016

Two new complementary reports from United Hospital Fund’s Medicaid Institute present data on Medicaid spending for and utilization by Medicaid beneficiaries under the age of 21 in New York.

United Hospital Fund Publishes a User-Friendly Guide to Distill Critical Information from the State's Value-Based Payment Roadmap

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.

United Hospital Fund Report Outlines Four Crucial Implementation Challenges to Behavioral Health Reform to Better Serve Children in New York's Medicaid Program

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.

United Hospital Fund Produces User-Friendly Data Sets to Advance Population Health in New York

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.

Medicaid Conference Explores Collaboration as Tool of Reform

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.

Report Provides Overview of New York's Medicaid Program, Which Has Undergone Four Years of Reform-Rooted Change

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.

Chad Shearer Joins United Hospital Fund as Director of the Medicaid Institute

Release Date: July 11, 2014

Chad Shearer has joined the United Hospital Fund as the new director of its Medicaid Institute.

Andrea G. Cohen Joins United Hospital Fund as New Senior Vice President for Program

Release Date: April 01, 2014

Andrea G. Cohen has joined the United Hospital Fund as Senior Vice President for Program.

Two United Hospital Fund Reports Document Large Three-Year Shift to Managed Long-Term Care for Elderly and Disabled Medicaid Beneficiaries in New York

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.

United Hospital Fund Report Examines the Changing Landscape for Nursing Homes in New York

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.

United Hospital Fund Report Examines the Shift to Managed Care for Children in Foster 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.


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