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De-Mystifying Data: How Medicare Data Can Support Medicaid Agencies

This issue brief from the MLTSS Institute focuses on aspects of delivering effective care to individuals eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid (dually eligible individuals).The brief provides a primer on the ways that Medicare data can help states better deliver care to dually eligible individuals; it also details information about data sources and other resources available to help obtain and analyze Medicare data.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/72175

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Using Data to Tell Your Story

This webinar, part of a series supported by the Administration for Community Living’s (ACL) Business Acumen Learning Collaborative , focuses on looking at how the type of data that is collected by a community-based organization (CBO) can be used to help develop a value proposition to potential health care partners and payers. In an era of accountable and metric-driven care and reimbursement, collecting and analyzing data is a critical skill for any organization.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/70000

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Value Added: Collecting IL Data for Statewide and Local CIL / SILC Impact

This training demonstrates how you how you can move beyond data collection as a chore to put data to work for you. They discuss the importance of obtaining buy-in and commitment from all relevant stakeholders for increasing the success of a statewide data collecting and reporting effort; how to incorporate and utilize standardized collection methods at the local CIL level; how to combine individual CIL data into a statewide database reporting tool; and much more.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/69910

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NCI-AD Webinars

The National Core Indicators-Aging and Disabilities (NCI-AD) is an initiative designed to support states’ interest in assessing the performance of their programs and delivery systems in order to improve services for older adults and individuals with physical disabilities. NCI-AD is a collaborative effort between ADvancing States and HSRI. The following is an archive of webinars about the NCI-AD initiative.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/69794

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NAMRS FFY2016 Data Report - Release 1

The Administration for Community Living’s National Adult Protective Services Technical Assistance Resource Center has released their first National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (NAMRS) FFY 2016 data report. NAMRS is a voluntary data reporting system which collects data from state and local Adult Protective Services systems. This report contains information about the quantity and type of data submitted by states, the District of Columbia, and territories.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/69708

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Report to Congress on Medicaid and CHIP

On March 15, the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission released the March 2016 Report to Congress on Medicaid and CHIP. The authorizing statute of MACPAC requires the commission to submit a report to Congress by March 15 and June 15 each year. This report focuses on three aspects of Medicare: Support for safety-net hospitals; delivery of care for people with behavioral health conditions; and coverage for low and moderate income children.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/67505

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Money Follows the Person Evaluation Information and Reports

Mathematica Policy Research submitted several reports on proposed methods for developing and testing risk and reliability. The important contribution for this work is the development of a risk adjustment methodology that can be applied to Medicaid quality measures of the HCBS population. These resources include: Risk Adjustment of HCBS Composite Measures- Volumes 1 and 2; Development of an HCBS Pressure Ulcer Measure- Volumes 1 and 2; and Development of HCBS Quality Measures webinar and slides.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/67416

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Data Book: Beneficiaries Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) released a data book that presents information of dually-eligible beneficiaries. The information includes demographics, other personal characteristics, expenditure, and health care utilization of the dual-eligibles. This data book is the third in a series that serves to create a better understanding of this population and how they tend to use available services.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/67323

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