Interest in Medicaid medical homes is surging, despite budget challenges

August 2009
State Health Watch;Aug2009, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p1
The article discusses the growing interest in medical homes in the U.S. with their perceived their effectiveness and as Medicaid programs strive to mange costs in the face of budget deficits. This is according to the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) June 2009 report titled "Building Medical Homes in State Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs (CHIP.) Surveys show that there are 31 states that have implemented at least one medical home initiative since 2006 that included Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries.


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