Publications

Accountable Care Organizations

Health Management Associates: Accountable Care Institute Toolkit - April 2015

United Hospital Fund Report: Accountable Care in New York State: Emerging Themes and Issues - April 2015

United Hospital Fund Report: New York’s Medicare ACOs: Participants and Performance - April 2015

Commonwealth Fund Report: Few ACOs Pursue Innovative Models That Integrate Care for Mental Illness and Substance Abuse with Primary Care - October 2014

CHCS Brief: Considerations for Integrating Behavioral Health Services within Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations - July 2014

 

Behavioral Health

Arthur Webb Group Report: New data on prevalence and severity of behavioral health  conditions among 2014 general hospital inpatients in New York State – March 2016

SAMHSA News: Building the Behavioral Health Workforce - November 2014

National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention Report: The Way Forward - July 2014

CDC Report: Use of Medication Prescribed for Emotional or Behavioral Difficulties Among Children Aged 6–17 Years in the United States, 2011–2012 - April 2014

SAMHSA Behavioral Health Barometer: New York - 2013

 

Collaborative Care

CHCS Brief: State Insights on Refining Integrated Care for Dually Eligible Beneficiaries – December 2016

UHF Report: Advancing Integration of Behavioral Health into Primary Care: A Continuum-Based Framework – June 2016

CHCS Brief: Promising Practices to Integrate Physical and Mental Health Care for Medi-Cal Members – June 2016

HHS: A Guidebook of Professional Practices for Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration: Observations from Exemplary Sites - March 2015

HHS: Provider- and Practice-Level Competencies for Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care: A Literature Review - March 2015

SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) Report: Advancing Behavioral Health Integration Within NCQA Recognized Patient-Centered Medical Homes - September 2014

NYS Health Foundation Report: An Examination of New York State’s Integrated Primary and Mental Health Care Services for Adults with Serious Mental Illness - September 2014

The Commonwealth Fund Report: State Strategies for Integrating Physical and Behavioral Health Services in a Changing Medicaid Environment - August 2014

The Commonwealth Fund Brief: Caring for High-Need, High-Cost Patients: What Makes for a Successful Care Management Program? - August 2014

CHCS Brief: A State Policy Framework for Integrating Health and Social Services - July 2014

Reducing Hospital Readmissions through Stakeholder Collaboration - December 2013

Nixon Peabody, LLP Article on “Paving the way for enhanced collaboration, New York DOH proposes antitrust exemptions” - September 2013

 

Executive Compensation

Hiscock and Barclay Legal Alert on “Court Enjoins Implementation of Executive Order Compensation Limits

 

Financial Reports

CHCS Brief: Moving Toward Value-Based Payment for Medicaid Behavioral Health Services – June 2017

MCTAC – Managed Care Contracting Strategy Summary for Behavioral Health – March 2016

GAO Report: Medicaid Program Integrity: Increased Oversight Needed to Ensure Integrity of Growing Managed Care Expenditures - May 2014

New York State Appellate Court Recognizes Implied Private Right of Action Under the Prompt Pay Law

NYS Health Foundation Report: Health Care Costs and Spending in New York State - February 2014

New OMB Guidance on Indirect Costs: What It Does and Why It Matters 

Annual Medicaid Certification Requirement - by Deniza Gertsberg, Esq. – December 2013

New York Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013: What You Need to Know - December 2013

 

Health Homes

NYS Health Foundation Report: Care Management in NYS Health Homes - August 2014

NYS Health Foundation Report: Outreach to High-Need, High-Cost Individuals: Best Practices for New York Health Homes - April 2014

 

Healthcare Reform

CHCS Brief: Using Medicaid Resources to Pay for Health-Related Supportive Services: Early Lessons – December 2015

CHCS Report: Opportunities to Improve Models of Care for People with Complex Needs – November 2015

United Hospital Fund: Navigating the New York State Value-Based Payment Roadmap – November 2015

Arthur Web Group: Moving Toward Value-Based Purchasing Programs for Vulnerable Populations: Implementation Issues from the Provider Perspective - July 2015

Kaiser Foundation: Key Themes From Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Waivers in 4 States – May 2015

NYSHealth Foundation and Catalyst for Payment Reform: New York Scorecard on Payment Reform - April 2015

Deloitte Health Solutions: The road to value-based care - April 2015

CHCS Brief: Population Health in Medicaid Delivery System Reforms - March 2015

Deloitte Health Solutions: In Pursuit of Innovation: A CEO Checklist - 2015

NYS Health Foundation Report: The New York State Health Care Provider Database: A Framework for Action - December 2014

Milbank Memorial Fund Report: Aligning Payers and Practices to Transform Primary Care: A Report from the Multi-State Collaborative - August 2014

United Hospital Fund Report: New York’s Medicaid in Transition: A New Primer for 2014 - July 2014

United Hospital Fund Report: Great Expectations: New York Launches Its Affordable Care Act Marketplace - 2014

Health Advocate: Home and Community Based Settings — A Primer - February 2014

New York State Olmstead Plan - October 2013

Guide to Disability for Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Navigators

 

Housing

CSH Report: Housing is the Best Medicine: Supportive Housing and the Social Determinants of Health

CSH Report: Integrating Housing in State Medicaid Policy

 

Insurance Reports

Anthem Public Policy Institute: Medicaid Managed Care for Members with Mental Health Conditions and/or Substance Use Disorders: Connecting Members to Social Supports – December 2016

United Hospital Fund: The Next Wave: The Impact of Two New Proposed Mergers on New York’s Health Insurance Market – March 2016

National Health Law Program: Guide to Oversight, Transparency, and Accountability in Medicaid Managed Care  - March 2015

RWJF Report: Deciphering the Data: Health Insurance Rates and Rate Review - June 2014

United Hospital Fund: The Big Picture V: New York’s Private and Public Insurance Markets, 2012 - May 2014

 

Quality

United Hospital Fund: You Get What You Pay for: Measuring Quality in Value-Based Payment for Children’s Health Care – June 2016

 

State Agency Reports

Executive Report on Youth, Public Safety and Justice -

OMIG Compliance Alert 2014-02

NYS Office of Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) 2014-15 Work plan

Final NYS State Health Innovation Plan (SHIP) Submitted to CMMI

Governor Cuomo’s 2013 End-of-the-Year Report

 

Substance Abuse

RWJF Report: Responding to the Opioid Crisis: Insurers Balance Stepped up Monitoring, Restrictions with Need for Appropriate Pain Treatment – May 2017

SAMHSA: Substance Use and Mental Health Estimates from the 2013 National Survey on Drug
Use and Health-Overview of Findings

SAMHSA Tips for Clinical Supervision in Substance Abuse Treatment

SAMHSA Helping Administrators Develop Best-Practices Programs for Clinical Supervision

SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Toolkit - Updated 2014

Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Research-Based Guide

 

Veteran’s Reports

Institute of Medicine Report: Preventing Psychological Disorders in Service Members and Their Families: An Assessment of Programs