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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.

United Hospital Fund Report Outlines Strategy to Improve Care for New York State Beneficiaries of Both Medicare and Medicaid

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.

United Hospital Fund Reports Inform Implementation of Medicaid Reforms for Costly, Vulnerable Patients

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.

United Hospital Fund Report Assesses the Measurement of Quality of Care for Medicaid Beneficiaries with Complex Needs

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.

United Hospital Fund Examines Medicaid's Challenges in Caring for Beneficiaries with Behavioral Health 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.


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