Health and healthcare information pertaining to mothers and children.
Managed Care Organization
Minimum Data Set
Medicaid (Title XIX)
Federal- and state-funded program of medical assistance to low-income individuals of all ages. There are income eligibility requirements for Medicaid.
Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (MIG)
This grant program supports people with disabilities in securing and sustaining competitive employment in an integrated setting. This is achieved by providing money to the states to develop and implement the core elements of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act (TWWIIA) of 1999, so as to successfully modify their health care delivery systems to meet the needs of people with disabilities who want to work.
Medicaid managed long-term services and support (MLTSS) program
A plan in which a contractor is accountable for providing beneficiaries with a defined set of long-term care services and support in exchange for a prepaid capitation payment. MLTSS is present in a range of models. Some plans include just Medicaid benefits; others include Medicare and Medicaid benefits.
Model provide accessible, continuous, comprehensive, family-centered, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective medical care to patients, and are managed by a primary care physician in order to maximize patients’ health outcomes.
Medicare (Title XVIII)
Federal health insurance program for persons age 65 and over (and certain disabled persons under age 65). Consists of 2 parts: Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (optional medical insurance which covers physicians\\' services and outpatient care in part and which requires beneficiaries to pay a monthly premium).
Medicare Supplement Insurance
(MedSupp) (also called Medigap) Insurance supplement to Medicare that is designed to fill in the \\\"gaps\\\" left by Medicare (such as co-payments). May pay for some limited long-term care expenses, depending on the benefits package purchased.
Insurance supplement to Medicare that is designed to fill in the \\\"gaps\\\" left by Medicare (such as co-payments). May pay for some limited long-term care expenses, depending on the benefits package purchased. (also called Medicare supplement insurance)
Mental Health Services
Variety of services provided to people of all ages, including counseling, psychotherapy, psychiatric services, crisis intervention, and support groups. Issues addressed include depression, grief, anxiety, stress, as well as severe mental illnesses.
Money Follows the Person (MFP)
A federal initiative that allows people who are living in nursing homes or other institutions to have the money or funding go with them as they move out into the community onto community based services.
Mental Retardation and other Developmental Disabilities