TITLE

Interest in Medicaid medical homes is surging, despite budget challenges

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Aug2009, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
43942459

 

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